Catherine currently lives in the Crestwood section of Yonkers. She and her husband moved there in 2015 from the Bronx shortly after they got married to start their family. Catherine is the mom to three very imaginative and active young boys, Denis (6), Killian (4) and Rory (2), making her very well versed in anything dinosaur, trains, or cars related. Before kids, Catherine studied at Pace University to become a Registered Nurse. Catherine currently works per-diem at a local Westchester Hospital in the surgical department. When Catherine is not picking up shifts at the hospital or spending time with her family, she can be found out for a run or painting and refinishing furniture in her home. She even has a fun Instagram account at Navigating life as a boy mom has presented many joys, challenges, and laughs. Catherine looks forward to connecting with you and sharing her experiences.
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