Governor Tony Evers and Working Moms of Milwaukee proclaimed that Thursday, March 12 is "Working Moms Day" and will be a new annual celebration from this year forward.
Working Moms of Milwaukee is a community engagement organization where moms connect online and in person to network, socialize and share experiences. On March 12, companies and organizations throughout Wisconsin will honor moms through a variety of special events, promotions and other deals.
"The event is all about raising awareness of working moms in a positive way and recognizing the challenges that moms tackle every day," says Susannah Lago, the group’s founder.
Some of us are still a little eyeroll-y that this year International Women's Day fell on a shortened, 23-hour day due to turning the clocks forward, so this is particularly nice to read.
So hooray for you, hooray for me and can someone please help me to remember to schedule a dentist appointment for my kid and sign up for the plant sale at school? The chances of me remembering with everything else going on this week are slim to none. Thanks.
Molly Snyder grew up on Milwaukee's East Side and today, she lives in the Walker's Point neighborhood with her partner and two sons.
As a full time senior writer, editorial manager and self-described experience junkie, Molly has written thousands of articles about Milwaukee (and a few about New Orleans, Detroit, Indianapolis, Boston and various vacation spots in Wisconsin) that range in subject from where to get the best cup of coffee to an in-depth profile on the survivors of the iconic Norman apartment building that burned down in the '90s.
She also once got a colonic just to report on it, but that's enough on that.
Always told she had a "radio voice," Molly found herself as a regular contributor on FM102, 97WMYX and 1130WISN with her childhood radio favorite, Gene Mueller.
Molly's poetry, essays and articles appeared in many publications including USA Today, The Writer, The Sun Magazine and more. She has a collection of poetry, "Topless," and is slowly writing a memoir.
In 2009, Molly won a Milwaukee Press Club Award. She served as the Narrator / writer-in-residence at the Pfister Hotel from 2013-2014. She is also a story slam-winning storyteller who has performed with The Moth, Ex Fabula and Risk!
When she's not writing, interviewing or mom-ing, Molly teaches tarot card classes, gardens, sits in bars drinking Miller products and dreams of being in a punk band again.