Amanda is a planaholic, Cedar Rapidian who is a working wife and mother. She met her husband Nick while they were both playing college basketball at Upper Iowa University. They returned to Cedar Rapids after graduation and were married in 2010. They have 2 boys: Jimmer and Jordy, and a baby girl named Jerzy! Amanda is a Business Analyst with United Fire Group, where she has been since 2007. She enjoys all things sports, working out, performing in local theatre productions, and anything that involves her family and friends.
I'm a yes person.
Can you join this committee? Yes!
Can you take on this project? Yes!
Are you available Saturday afternoon from 2-4? Yes!
You in for girls night Friday? Yes!
I don’t say "Yes" to things I...
We are, without a doubt, not having another child.
It's physically impossible at this point and there is zero doubt or regret in that decision. We've kind of always said if we were fortunate enough,...
I am a police officer's daughter.
Technically, a retired one as of October 2015. I grew up with donut deliveries before school with police lights glowing, a locker and binder covered in silver CRPD stickers,...
"Date nights are important," they said.
"It will be fun!" they said.
"Get away for a little bit," they said.
The truth is, date night is a lot of work! It's a lot of prep, stress, worry, sometimes money, and...
Sixty-three days of life with three kids.
I know what I’m supposed to say:
“I’m soaking up every second."
"It’s been the greatest joy."
”We are adjusting wonderfully.”
If you judge our life by Instagram posts, it...