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!

When Breastfeeding Chooses You

If you had told me a year ago that I would share pictures of my breastfeeding journey, or nurse Polly in public, or nurse her at all, I would have called you a liar....

Life as a Working Mom :: When Work Gets in the Way of Summer

I'm writing this post on a Tuesday morning -- Tuesdays are my work from home days, and I'm trying my best to juggle post-vacation e-mails, a new project, this blog post deadline, and three kids....

Alabama State Parks :: Why You Should Consider Camping For Your Next Vacation

When my husband and I first started dating, I didn't give him much of a choice when it came to how we would be vacationing. My extended family had been camping together since my...

How We’re Embracing a Big Age Gap

Several weeks ago, I was at a party filled, largely, with people I didn't know. I had all three girls with me and was bouncing among a few different tables as we sampled the...
Babywearing 101

Babywearing 101 :: Why You Can’t Spoil Your Baby by Wearing Her

Being a new mom can be overwhelming. You are met with unwanted advice and criticism from every person you encounter. There are countless product recommendations, infomercials, and registry guides to consider -- how the...
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Five-Star Favorites for Your 2019 Reading List

December is packed full of family gatherings and holiday planning, but it's also a time to start thinking about the new year and any goals or changes you might want to implement. In recent...
When Maternity Leave is Over

When Maternity Leave is Over :: Five Tips for Surviving Your First Day Back...

For nearly nine months, the only thing on my mind was the pending arrival of our third child. I never expected to find myself pregnant again. We struggled to conceive our first two girls...

Birmingham Moms Blog :: Introducing Kristin

Good morning, Birmingham Mamas! I am Kristin and I am so excited to be joining the current contributors of the Birmingham Moms Blog and to begin sharing some of my favorite things about motherhood,...