The Mid-South's Premier Parenting Resource

Kristin Funston



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 and TODAY Parenting. Kristin blogs and offers encouragement to all women in their faith at Visit Kristin's website to download a free guide on living spiritually healthy.

Memphis Moms Blog extroverted introvert
5 Things This Extroverted Introvert Mom Needs You to Know
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 than there are young children begging for another snack.  I've taken what feels like all of them, because it's so […]
Why You Need to Start a Supper Club
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 in our own little lives. Between work, kids, school, job changes, and just the day-to-day, time gets sucked away. […]
I Take Antidepressants and I’m a Better Mom Because of It.
(This post was originally written for and published at 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 acutely as if they were holding that small coin in their hand - if not more so. For some […]
How to Throw a Birthday Party in Less Than 24 Hours
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 her until the day before. For weeks leading up to her birthday I was bombarded with questions, "Mom! Can I […]
So You Want to Write a Book … Or Do Something (Anything!) for Yourself
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 English class, but inwardly planned out my entire introduction before I walked out of the classroom. Now in my 30's, and past the […]


Memphis Moms is the Mid-South's premier parenting resource.

Encouraging + Equipping + Empowering moms

We strive to build community by connecting area families to relevant resources, local businesses, digital guides, can’t-miss happenings, and most of all — each other!