Kendra Germenis

Kendra Germenis
Kendra joined the mom club in 2016, followed by the #boymom club in Summer 2019. Kendra loves to write, and for AMB, enjoys sharing her new parent experiences, tips, and general love of Austin. For her, life is a balance of spending quality time with her family, pursuing her program management career, and still soaking up life and adventures. She also freelances through her art and design shop, Kitsy Co. Assorted loves: art, date nights, culture, road trips, Bravo, breweries, chocolate, house remodeling, sunshine, live music and patios.

Why I Say YES To The Side Hustle

Why I Say YES To The Side Hustle  “A side hustle is a way to make some extra cash that allows you flexibility to pursue what you’re most interested in. It can also be your...

Raising Great Humans: Lead By Example

Raising Great Humans: Lead By Example In today’s current environment and in response to incidents such as school shootings, I see a lot of finger pointing at modern-day parenting. Our kids are too coddled, spoiled,...

Dad Credit to All You Truly Awesome Dads

Us moms, we do a lot. We take on tons of responsibility and wear the weight of the world, not necessarily because we have to but because we just do. We stress over, well,...

Baby Beach Packing List

Bring on summertime and family beach vacations! Attempting summer beach vacay with your baby for the first time? If yes, you might already be on a “baby beach packing list” preparation mission. Aligning heat, sand,...

Are You THAT Mom?

We all do it. That thing. Secretly judge and swear not to be that mom. You know what I’m talking about. It’s not hard to look at someone else and say, “What the heck?”...

Parenting in the Weeds

Do you know that feeling - when you’re overwhelmed, falling behind and you just can’t seem to get out of it? The work is stacking. The stress is stacking. Every night you go to...

100 Reasons Why I Love Austin

Austin. It’s such a unique and beautiful place. If it weren’t, the lifers wouldn’t being saying, “Welcome to Austin, please don’t move here.” I didn’t grow up with Buzzfeed “best of” lists. I grew up...

Mid-Tantrum Meltdown Thoughts and Reactions

You know those moments when something completely rational happens, and your child’s emotions have nowhere to go but over the sides of his or her cup? I think my child’s cup is very small....
Parenting, Patience

Parenting, Patience and Priorities

Toys scattered across the floor. Dirty dishes piled in the sink. A load of wet laundry still sitting in the washer. The microwave beeps from the warmed up frozen meal you found for dinner....

More Love This Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day – yet another over-glorified Hallmark holiday. You may roll your eyes at extremely overpriced delivered roses (raising hand) or at the Valentine's cards and candy you're expected to buy for class (do...