Reflections on Identity

On Finding Small Moments of Happiness Amidst the Chaos

How acts of self-care carry us along

Photo: Bryony Elena / Unsplash

Years ago, when I was still married, my husband asked me: what makes you happy?

I had been complaining, again. I was a stay-home mom to three kids, ranging from a toddler to a teenager. Being a mom was hard when I had the…



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Laura Friedman Williams

Laura Friedman Williams

Author of AVAILABLE: A Very Honest Account of Life After Divorce (Boro/HarperUK June ‘21; Harper360 May ‘21). Mom of three, diehard New Yorker.