Kimberly Bartosch is a freelance writer with over six years of experience writing for an array of online publications, such as eHow.com, SFGate.com, BeautyLook Magazine, AXS.com, and Examiner.com as their National Weddings Examiner, National Women’s Style Examiner, Kansas City Guide Examiner and Kansas City Working Mom’s Examiner. Kimberly has written articles on many topics with specific expertise in interior design, home improvements and renovations, parenting, travel, weddings and education. As an aspiring children’s book writer, Kimberly is working on her first YA paranormal novel, middle grade fantasy novel and a series of chapter books, which she hopes to be in stores soon.
Kimberly graduated from Park University with a BA in Interior Design. She has consulted and completed many residential projects throughout the Kansas City area. Her expertise includes kitchen and bathroom remodels and renovations along with color and design consultations on window treatments, bedrooms, living and dining rooms, re-purposing antique furniture, and refurbishing. Besides her experience in the field, Kimberly has contributed design advice and articles with About.com, eHow.com, and SFGate.com.
Children’s Book Writer
Kimberly writes YA, middle grade and chapter book series. While she is waiting to be published in these genres she is avidly involved within the Missouri Writer’s Guild and Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI.org). She attends many conferences and workshops in the craft and has started her own writing critique group.
As a parent of two boys, Kimberly knows the ups-and-downs parenthood can dish out. Along with the everyday challenges of raising a child, her oldest son has autism and she is aware of the questions and how overwhelming these challenges can be, especially if you’re a working parent. Kimberly has written several parenting advice articles on Examiner.com covering these topics as well as child-rearing advice and tips on Yahoo! Voices.
Kimberly loves to travel, but traveling with children can be difficult. Over the years she has developed some easy solutions and ideas to help make family traveling fun. Kimberly has several articles on Examiner.com, Yahoo! Voices and AXS.com that highlight these ideas along with her passion for food, wine, concerts and festivals.
As an interior designer, friends and family members have asked Kimberly to help decorate and plan their weddings and receptions. With this experience, she has shared her tips and strategies within articles on Examiner.com to help brides plan their dream wedding.
Education, Teaching and Paraprofessional
Kimberly discovered recently that she loves to teach by volunteering as a children’s leader at her church’s kids' ministry. With this new passion she decided to become a substitute teacher and paraprofessional substitute at her local school district. This new adventure has led Kimberly to more tools to help her autistic son and more knowledge in the educational field, common core and new teaching techniques as well as provide her some great resources for her children’s books.