Estelle Sobel Erasmus is an award-winning journalist and former magazine editor-in-chief,who has been published on Salon, Brain, Child, the Washington Post, Marie Claire, Redbook, Newsweek and more. Estelle writes "The Practice of Parenting" column on PsychologyToday.com. She is a 3-time BlogHer Voice of the Year, and a Writing/Editing coach. She blogs about her sometimes serious, often humorous but always transformative journey through motherhood, marriage and midlife at Musings on Motherhood and Midlife.