Blog: Jennifer's notes

December 14, 2016
Introducing the MIT Spouses & Partners Connect luggage tag! My greatest hope is that the things you learn at MIT will support and carry you through the next steps of your journey, wherever they may take you. Your connection to MS&PC doesn’t end when your spouse or partner leaves MIT or you...
November 15, 2016
  What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness?John Steinbeck Winter is coming and I know that some of you are just dreading it. It’s your first winter in Boston, and you’ve heard all of the horror stories, especially of the 2014-2015 record setting snowfall....
June 7, 2016
"In a world that values the primacy of work,   the most common question that we ask and get asked is "What do you do?" Brene Brown "The Gifts of Imperfection" Recently I had the delightful experience of having a postdoc introduce himself to me as the spouse of an MIT spouse. I love how they turned...
February 11, 2016
As I write this post, I’m watching the snow swirl outside of my window - our second snowstorm in less than a week. I’m sure you’ve heard me encourage folks who are new to winter to find something to love about this season - the beauty of the freshly fallen snow, the moments of bright sunshine after...