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I’m Kate.

I married a man named Dan, whom I believe in more than I have ever believed in another person. After several months of knowing him, I decided that I just couldn’t stand not to be a part of his life forever.

We are the proud, smitten, amateur parents of the most beautiful creature ever to prance the face of the earth: five-year-old Madeline, her little brother, Samuel “Dimples” Conner, and our brand new baby Henry.

Last year I wrote a blog post that crashed my website; it received more than 2 million views in less than 2 weeks.  I got a lot of comments saying I was enlightened; I also got  a lot of comments saying that I was a misogynist  &#%#*@@$!%  %@%!^ !#*&%.  So I’m doing what any sane person would do – I’m writing a book about it.  My post was called “10 Things I Want To Tell Teenage Girls.”  I wrote it at 2:00 am on a Saturday night, based on my 6-year stint in youth ministry.   My three books (one for parents/influencers of teens, one for teenage girls, and one for teenage boys) are all slated to be released in August 2014, and they are so. much. fun.   (You can read more about them here.)

I would happily live out of a suitcase if I could travel the world. I want to learn all the languages. I use bobby pins only slightly less than I use oxygen. I believe in music and coffee and prose. And in all the world, nothing has taken hold of me like Christ.

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  • Mary Ascol

    I love your about page. Made me smile:)

  • Jody Myers
    This lady is taking credit, or at least not giving it, for your hard work. That should be your new #11. Girls don’t pass off someone else’s work as your own.

    • Kate Conner

      Thank you for alerting me, Jody!

  • Vicki Haase Marney

    I’m a beginning writer myself, and received a link to your blog from Vannetta’s blog/interview about you. I couldn’t resist but respond when i read your last paragraph, because I am literally doing just that. Six years ago, my husband accepted a new position within his company, which includes travel, and LOTS of it! He accepted it, only because we knew that since our children are all grown and beginning their own families, we didn’t have anything holding us back, so why not? We are out for 4 weeks, then home for a week, getting ready for the next trip. Then out for 4 weeks again–repeat, repeat! Living out of a suitcase has become our lives,, just as living in a hotel and eating in restaurants, more times that not. In the past 6 years, we have now gone from not even having passports, to visiting 23 countries, and we are loving it! (in fact I was in England last month and currently in Madrid right now, and heading to Canada next month.) As a reality show person once said, “It’s a crazy life, but it’s OUR life”. Good luck on your books.