Kristin

Kristin
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Kristin is a little bit of the South and the Southwest rolled into one. A freelance writer, ministry coordinator, mama and not-so-domestic wifey, she is convinced “balance” is a myth. Kristin frantically parents three girls - McKenna, Meda, and Rockie May - as well as her 30-Something husband, Bryant. She is a contributing editor to "American Cheerleader Magazine" and the author of the More for Mom: Living Your Whole & Holy Life, releasing April 2019. Her writing on motherhood has been featured on ScaryMommy.com and TODAY Parenting. Kristin blogs and offers encouragement to all women in their faith at KristinFunston.com. Visit Kristin's website to download a free guide on living spiritually healthy.
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Nurture Your Child’s Inner Entreprenuer

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It’s 2020, and now, more than ever, people can have any career or be anything they want to be. Gone are the days of only having run-of-the-mill, corporate, 9-5 jobs. The days of working...
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Want to Publish a Book? 5 Tips from an Author

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One of the most-asked questions I get is, "How did you do it?"  How did I get a book published, how long did it take, and what tips do I offer to people who...
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5 Things This Extroverted Introvert Mom Needs You to Know

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Hi, my name is Kristin and I'm an Enneagram 3 (wing 2), Phlegmatic, ENFJ, Type A, blah, blah, blah ... Correct me if I'm wrong, but there seems to be more personality tests out there...
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3 Reasons Why & How You Should Read More

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I’m a word lover. I love to write, and I love to read. But it’s hard to fit both into my already jam-packed schedule. And, unfortunately, due to the volume of daily life, reading...

Confessions of A First-Time Chicken Farmer

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What happens when you walk with your kids into Tractor Supply? You walk out with a box full of baby chickens, that's what. And why get JUST ONE chick when you can get FOUR? Anyway, long story...

Rain, Rain Go Away …. After We Play :: 5 Rainy Day Ideas

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There were a couple weeks this past spring where I thought I may completely lose it if it rained one. more. day. I'm sure I'm not the only one who would have given their eldest...

Why You Need to Start a Supper Club

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I've mentioned before how there was a time when most of my friendships were both easy and convenient. Then life happened. You know what I'm talking about, mama. Without even realizing it, we get wrapped up...

So You Want to Write a Book … Or Do Something (Anything!) for Yourself

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I'm a words person. I love all the words. I love crafting sentences that make readers' insides constrict or heads nod in agreement. I was the girl who outwardly complained about having another essay due in...

I Take Antidepressants and I’m a Better Mom Because of It.

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(This post was originally written for and published at KristinFunston.com. It has been re-adapted for Memphis Moms Blog.) Anxiety and depression. Two separate sides of the same coin and very, very real. Those who suffer feel them as...

How to Throw a Birthday Party in Less Than 24 Hours

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Confession: I'm a terrible parent sometimes.  This past May, my second child turned four years old, and I am (only slightly) embarrassed to admit I didn't plan or think seriously about hosting a party for...