• Mon, Jan 7 2013

How I Did a Career 180 When I Was Almost 40

010713-nyny-postimg-190x130I was a West-Coast Carrie Bradshaw … sans Mr. Big.

You wouldn’t expect it from my childhood: I’d grown up poor in Iowa, and I watched my mother struggle to work full-time and raise six kids on her own, while wishing that Prince Charming would come. (He never did.)

She made ends meet using Sunday newspaper coupons, public assistance and homemade mac-and-state-issued-cheese.

 

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