Reflections on Identity

Back to Work After a Long Hiatus

Acclimating to my new job, schedule, sense of purpose

Laura Friedman Williams
7 min readFeb 12, 2023

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After two decades as a stay-home mom, I recently started working full-time outside my home again. Well, not really outside my home. The job is remote so I’m actually home more than ever, but still — it’s a paying job and I spend most of my day on the…

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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.