A Work In Progress

Jane Ariel Katz
I share bits of my life as a toddler mom, wife, and full-time marketer in NYC. Mostly, short stories, recommendations and the occasional recipe.
Created 22 Mar 2021
  • On A Tough Pregnancy, Delivering Early & The NICU With Tessa O'Connell
    02 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Hello friends- In this episode of my podcast, I speak with Tessa O’Connell, a digital marketing and PR expert working in fashion, about her story and how she became a mother. Tessa had many ups and do...
  • My October Uniform
    01 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 0 2
    Happy October 1st! A new month has arrived and if you’re anything like me, you are anxiously awaiting for Susan Miller to upload your horoscope to her website, even though you too don’t believe in hor...
  • Lost At Sea
    26 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Last night, we went out for dinner to a restaurant in Long Beach that doesn’t have a website. You make reservations over the phone or via Instagram DM. The menu is on a shared google sheet that you ca...
  • Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum During Covid-19 with Kayla Zionts, Early Childhood Educator
    21 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Hello everyone! I’m so excited to be sharing the second episode of my new podcast, also called A Work In Progress. I feel like- at the very least- my editing ability has gotten 10% better this time ar...
  • The Last Stop On The B Train
    18 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    Earlier this week, I went back home to South Brooklyn to spend the Yom Kippur “holiday” with my family. I put holiday in quotes because every Jewish person knows that it’s not so much a holiday as it ...
  • Coming Home With A Newborn, with Yana Kofman, Licensed Mental Health Counselor
    14 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Hello everyone! If this was a corporate email I would say “Happy Tuesday! Hope you’re enjoying the beautiful weather today.” A year ago my husband (and the biggest supporter of my crazy ideas) told me...
  • Oops. I got too excited.
    10 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Use this one instead: https://callin.com/?link=hqhEkuyfDA
  • My New Podcast Is Here!
    10 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Hi hi hi hi It’s Friday! Happy Friday! Ever since I gave birth to Reva 2+ years ago, I’ve wanted to talk about what it really looks like to become a mother. I’ve written about it quite a few times, li...
  • To the Janes That Could Have Been
    07 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 3 0
    Dear Jane, Remember when you thought you wanted to be an actress? It was in middle school, and you made your mom drag you to all of the auditions Manhattan could hold. You were a drama major at Bay Ac...
  • The Push & The Pull
    28 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    I’m sitting in my mother’s bed at my childhood home in South Brooklyn. The rain is pitter-pattering on the window. It is a gray Saturday and Reva is fast asleep in her pack-and-play, which she is almo...
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