Kim

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Once a big girl in a big city, replete with high heels and red lipstick, now living in Norwalk with long suffering husband and two little ladies (4 and 1.5). I am the mom that will stop strangers from buying useless things (newborn shoes) and conversation crashes everywhere. I used to travel the world, now I look for low budget hotels with pools for the ladies (bonus if there is a nearby coffee house!). If you are stuck in an elevator with me, just know, I will talk to you. I can't help it.
A green smartphone.

A Letter to My Smartphone

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Dear Smartphone, You are my best friend, my smartphone. You communicate with me every minute of every day. If I would let you, you would snuggle me at night, wake me in the morning, and...
older mom

Tales from an “Old Mom”

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  "Are you the Grandmother?" Besides being overtired, overweight, and looking particularly lumpy in my too tight black pants and black sweater with the sparkly necklace...I was speechless. Yes, me, speechless. I get it. I'm not looking...

When Naps Go Away

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Dear Daughter, Right now you are screaming at Daddy and me because you do not want to take a nap. I have shut the door and am letting your father deal with it. Mainly, because I...

Create your New Year (by Completing this Year)

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Silent Night, Holy Night All is calm, all is bright..... Although an invite to a holiday party lights me up, I need time away from the hustle and bustle. In fact, it takes me longer to...

Operation Appreciation: Veterans Day

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Veterans Day. It's not just a bank holiday. This poem, oft quoted by a generation or three older than myself, remembers those that had passed after the Great War. It turned the red poppy into...

REALITY BITES: The Self-Exam

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I used to work at a bank that gave us the opportunity to pay to wear blue jeans on a specific day to bring awareness to breast cancer. Every year I would wrangle myself into...

Pregnant with a Side of Pink Slip

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When we moved from Queens to CT, I found a position closer to our new home and increased my salary. I became the sole breadwinner and the insurance holder. Unfortunately, within six months it...
september 11

Moment of Silence

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Last year, I sat quietly at my desk while an entire office scurried around, oblivious to what this day was until someone noticed that I was unusually quiet and reflective and said, "Oh my...

Sister Friend

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I’m pretty sure that if given the opportunity, I would never have been friends with my sister-in-law.  (Wow, that's a harsh thing to say. I mean, she's probably going to read this...) My husband is one...

My Job is FINDING a JOB: Curating the Content of YOU

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Last time we connected, I gave some tips and advice on setting yourself up to win during a job search. Another aspect of the search is creating a brand of YOU, Inc. that is...