Katy Anderson

Katy is a working wife and mother to three. She attended Coe College in Cedar Rapids (Kohawks for life!) and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and English. Married in June 2014 to husband her Nate, Katy brought along her rescue dog, Sadie, and with Nate came two bonus kids. Nate and Katy welcomed their daughter, Zoey, in April 2016 and have happily completed their family. Well, until more dogs are needed. Currently working full time and supporting three active kids, Katy has a hard time squeezing in her own hobbies. But, when she gets a chance, she enjoys spending time with her family, being active, and reading.

Making Memories Through Mindful Family Traditions

When I think back to some of my favorite memories as a kid, it's usually related to a tradition.  And with the holiday season coming up, now is a great time to create your...

Hold On, Time. I Still Have a Life to Live!

“Mommy, come sit next to me” “One second, baby girl.” “Mommy, can we paint?” “Not right now, I need to make dinner.” “Can we go outside?” “Hold on baby. I just need one more minute.” “Mommy, can we snuggle” “I’m so...

Call the Chiropractor: Our Daughter’s Experience With Chiropractic Care

"Chiropractors-- what a scam!" I visited a chiropractor once or twice in my life. One of these visits was after I was in a car accident and went to a chiropractor on a Groupon. What...

I Followed the Keto Diet For One Month. Here’s What Happened:

With school starting, maybe it's time to crack down on your diet. No pressure here! I am completely supportive of bagels & ice cream. But if you have heard about the Keto Diet and...

The Happiness Challenge

Some of you may have heard about the Coin Challenge. If you haven’t, the concept is to get an empty jar and, everywhere you go, look for lost money on the ground. It's pretty...

Stepmoms, Unite! Learn To Love The Hardest Role You’ll Ever Have

I am proudly a stepmom and have been, officially, for five years. Someone once told me that being a stepmom is one of the hardest jobs. I truly didn’t understand that until I became one....

Stress Management: Stop Being a “Should-ie” and Focus on Today

April is Stress Management Month, which seems timely because Spring is always a crazy time in our house. On top of the normal stress I already feel in all aspects of my life, we...