She works as a nurse, following Charlie 's birth. She is a nurse and went back to work after Charlie was born, although at one point she was nervous about leaving Charlie alone with the rest of the family "Study Date". She is just like any other mother in the world. She loves and cares about her family, and entrusts them with their little one, Charlie. But at times she is shown to be quite self-centered and often tells the rest of the family about her TV spotlight in college when she was a reporter.