Kristin F

Kristin is a small town girl, living just outside of Birmingham. She fulfilled the "city girl" portion of her life during college at UAB and has worked in the downtown area for almost twenty years. She has been married to her high-school sweetheart since college graduation and is currently renovating the home she grew up in! They have three daughters, Ella (12), Sophie (8), and their newborn, Polly. Kristin graduated from UAB with a Bachelor's Degree in Art & Art History, but now works in the legal field and also blogs about family life in a small town. She is thrilled to share her story of mom life at every stage!

You Got a Chick-fil-A?! Let Your Southern Sisters Tell You Everything You Need to...

"Two number ones, both large sized with a Dr. Pepper. A twelve count nugget with extra Polynesian sauce, large sized with a sweet tea. One large macaroni & cheese with a chocolate shake, no...

The Best Books We Read in 2020

Can we all agree this has been the weirdest year? It's not only the global pandemic we're all trying to survive, but its impact on every little facet of my life -- school transitions...
Visiting the Library During a Pandemic

National Book Lovers Day :: A Guide to Using Your Library During Quarantine

Did you know today is National Book Lovers Day?! If there is any "national day" we can get behind, it's one revolving around books and reading. I have always been an avid reader and...
Diversify Your Reading

Diversify Your Reading List :: Books You Should Read by Black Authors

A few years ago, a friend really challenged my reading life. She set a goal for herself to read more works by women and people of color, and it challenged me to to take...

A Day in My Life :: Quarantine Edition

I'm writing this on Day 61 of self-isolation from the makeshift desk I've created on our dining room table. The same dining room table also currently contains a changing pad, a jigsaw puzzle, and...
Easter Quarantine

Easter in the Age of Quarantine

My husband started talking about the coronavirus in early January. He's an avid news junkie and knows about everything before I do. By February, he was encouraging me to stock our pantry. I was...

Traveling :: Why You Should Leave Your Kids At Home (But Sometimes You Shouldn’t)

When my oldest daughter was in kindergarten, we took our first vacation without her. I honestly never considered traveling without her, but my husband had a business trip just outside New York City. It...

Crowdsourced :: What We Love About Our Aviate BHM Hats

Have you ever seen something on Instagram and couldn't click "add to cart" fast enough? That's how I felt about my very first Aviate hat. Am I a Hat Person? I remember my social media feeds...

More Five-Star Favorites for Your Reading List

Admittedly, this hasn't been a benchmark reading year for me. When I was parenting kiddos in the middle grade range, it was easy to find time to read on an almost daily basis. Now...
Baby Led Weaning :: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know -- Including baby at meal time

Baby-Led Weaning: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Infant Self-Feeding

When it comes to feeding your baby, people have pretty strong opinions about which way is best. Whether it's formula vs. breastmilk or when to start solid foods, the topic of infant feeding seems...
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