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About Me

Hi! I'm Lindsay Hindman and I write the Siouxland Families Blog! I'm so glad you're here! Here's a bit more about my writing, my background, and how you can get a hold of me:

My writing

Besides blogging here, I also wrote a book, 100 Things to Do in Sioux City & Siouxland Before You Die with Reedy Press, published in Sept 2020, and I write regularly for Living Here Midwest magazine, a regional history magazine. I also write guest posts for other websites occasionally, including Des Moines Parent and Oh My! Omaha. I also often contribute to collaborative posts, usually about Midwest or US travel. I'm proud to be a member of the Midwest Travel Network and you will see me enthusiastically sharing links from other Midwest bloggers that I've met through that group. 


a woman with long dark hair and blue eyes in a red dress smiles
*photo taken by Amaris Garcia Photography*


My Background

I'm a Sioux City mom of three and a graduate of Morningside College here in Sioux City. After growing up in San Diego, California; Normandy, France; and the Kansas City, Missouri area, I ended up in Sioux City to attend Morningside. While I was in college, I fell in love with my wonderful husband Zach, whose family has been in Siouxland for generations. We got married the summer after graduation, and lived in Des Moines while he attended grad school. Then, we moved back to Sioux City after he graduated and are proud to raise our kids here, two sons and a daughter.I am a stay-at-home mom and I homeschool some of my kids. I also love hiking, doing crafts, and baking, especially cookies! 


Contact me

You can reach me by e-mail at SiouxlandFamiliesBlog @ gmail.com, or find me on Facebook at the Siouxland Families Blog page, in the Siouxland Family Friendly Events group, or on Instagram as @ Siouxland Families. I love hearing from readers, and I'm open to media interviews, appearing at special events, writing sponsored posts, going on sponsored visits, and other fun opportunities. So don't hesitate to reach out if you have any kind of question or comment about my book, blog and/or social media!


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