I'm a FORMER academic, CURRENTLY a blogging mom, ASPIRING gazillionaire philanthropist, and PERPETUAL writer & overanalyzer.
Joy Page Manuel is a blogger, stay-at-home mom and full-time overanalyzer. She was born and raised in the Philippines, but is now living in Middle Tennessee with her husband and son. She taught Sociology in university for 7 years and held the position of Assistant Professor prior to her 2004 migration to the United States. In that past life, she was also a contributing author to three academic publications in the Philippines. Her blog was voted VoiceBoks Top Mom Blog of 2013. She also has several featured member posts at Blogher and Mamapedia, and continues to contribute in various online publications. Joy writes about all her angst as a mother, migrant and hopeless romantic on her site Catharsis. You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter.