Lindsey Hoover

Hi! My name is Lindsey. I grew up in Lawrence and graduated from the University of Kansas. I live in Eudora with my son Colby (10), daughter Payton (13), and my husband Jason (who is just old). My day job consists of editing scientific articles for a medical journal. In my free time, I contemplate what it means to be 40 years old and wonder if I need to stop wearing Old Navy rubber flip flops. I also love taking long baths, watching trashy Netflix shows, and I am passionate about working to improve my community.

Best Kansas City Ice Skating and Winter Sports Spots

I don’t know about you, but this long winter of social distancing and also staying inside has been somewhat challenging. So, enter the winter that I finally take my kids to do all the...
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The Parent Trap: Aging Parents

We’ve known it was coming for a long time, right? I should have been prepared. But truthfully, nothing would prepare me to accept that my parents are aging. Don’t get me wrong, they would...
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Subscription Services that Saved My Life

A very successful friend once told me that if I wasn’t an expert at something, the key to succeeding was to contract it out. This was a concept I’d used in my work life,...
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Lowering Your Happiness Bar

I have found myself saying too many times this year, “I just want to be happy." We are in the middle of a pandemic, these are uncertain times, and now we have to deal...
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I Admit It, I Want to Be My Daughter

My friends warned me. My mom said it would happen. I've even read about it for years. My daughter is growing up, and she doesn't want to spend time with me like she used...
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Keeping Your Composure During Chaos

Many of us start out each year by making resolutions, defining our “why,” and setting goals. My word of the year for 2020 was “calm.” Little did I know when I chose that word...
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8 Books to Keep Your Adult Self Sane During Stay-Put Orders

I am a lifelong lover of all types of books. Still, it hasn’t always been easy to fit reading into my day or night, especially after I became a mom. I’ve learned some strategies...