Carinn Jade is a lawyer, mother, writer and non-sleeper. Often funny, sorta crunchy, never idle mom to a five-year-old boy and three-year-old girl. No topic is off-limits for an honest and respectful conversation. Blogging about it all here.
Writing Around The Web
Published in the NY Times Motherlode: I Want More Children; He Doesn’t
Personal blog post earned the distinction of “Freshly Pressed” by WordPress.com. This is an honor granted to nineteen essays out of over one million posts published per day: The Games We Play
Debate on Brain, Child: Baking The Perfect Cupcakes
Syndicated at iVillage: having a new motherhood identity crisis.
DailyWorth: We Need Better Paid Leave Policies In The U.S.
-My feature on Mommyish - Winning, Penises & Girlfriends – What My Son Is Picking Up From Preschool (Not Charlie Sheen) inspired an entire segment on Huffington Post Live. I was honored to participate in the intelligent, respectful, spirited debate of my piece.
-Four of my essays were included in Holly Daze: Underachiever Extraordinaire and No Laughing Allowed, two blogging compilations by Life Well Blogged. Each can be found on Amazon in paperback and Kindle**
You can also watch me in this sampling of Huffington Post Live segments:
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I was a Poly Sci and Communications double major at Boston College.
I was a real estate finance lawyer in New York City and Los Angeles.
I was a yoga teacher at the amazing ISHTA Yoga.
I was a small business
I was Vice President at a high yield debt fund.
I traded in six figures for sticky fingers, dirty diapers and lots of crying. Clearly I prefer to get paid nothing for doing everything. That’s when the writing began – as a way to maintain my sanity.