Laurie Kilmartin performed on last year’s edition of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and though she didn’t win the big prize there, she did receive a nice parting gift not too long afterward: A job as a writer for Conan on TBS.

On Thursday night’s show, Kilmartin performed stand-up on Conan, and revealed details of her life now as a single mother with a half-Mexican son. Roll the clip!