Hello to all our wonderful blog readers! I am so excited to give you the scoop on some updates from us here at CT Working Moms. I’m Michelle Noehren, founder of this site. I started the website over 7 years ago with the goal of creating a safe space for moms to express themselves. It… Read More CT Working Moms Changes and Updates
My boys and I have been going through some pretty major changes recently with their dad moving out of the house. I’ve been trying my best to keep things as “normal” as possible for them, whatever that means. I’m starting to question what “normal” is for me so I can’t even imagine how hard it… Read More Is This a Dream?
I said good bye to our day care center last week. My daughter will be entering a full-time preschool program at a magnet school in the fall, we have other child care arrangements made for the duration of the summer and this is, for all intents and purposes, our last hurrah. There is no doubt… Read More Turning a New Page
When I first moved to Hamden, 38 years ago, there were lots of little locally-owned stores. We had Cobb’s, a stationery store that sold pens, art supplies and greeting cards. I could get lost in there for hours. There was Richard Thomas, also in the Hamden Plaza, my go-to dress store. I still have some… Read More Ch-ch-changes
So time is literally flying by! It feels like yesterday I found out I was knocked up and today I am less than two months away from our second child making her appearance. I have yet to set up her room, and really have no energy to. I admit that last time I was just… Read More Getting excited about a baby and SAHD
So as you all know (or don’t), I accepted a new job when I was 11 weeks pregnant. This is a scary predicament for many mothers. At my last job I was a veteran, work was flexible and I could do it with my eyes closed taking a dump. The next question I’m sure you’ll… Read More If you want a better job, get one.
On the weekend’s we “throwback” to older but still awesome posts! Post Written by Mary Grace Peak – originally published September 2011 They say having a baby changes your life. I say it completely transforms your existence and you become an entirely new person. A mother. I call it a…mothermorphosis. A few examples: 1. I used to… Read More Mothermorphosis
I’m so glad that I have more time to post things from my personal perspective since we ended Talk To Us Tuesday’s giveaways (although I do LOVE giving stuff away!). I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how the weekends and holidays are much different now that I have a child. I honestly feel like… Read More My first non-contest related post in a while!