Kim Baldwin

Kim Baldwin

Originally a native of New Mexico, Kim has a unique career background as a teacher and a television news professional for PBS and NBC affiliates. She moved to Kansas to marry her husband, Adam, in 2010. With their children, Banks and Isannah, the family raises wheat, corn, soybeans, grain sorghum and popcorn on their McPherson County farm. Kim teaches English and Journalism and serves as the Inman FFA assistant sponsor at Inman Junior/Senior High School.

Articles by Kim Baldwin




Anticipating Normalcy


I’ll continue to remind myself that whenever we finish our fall harvest it will allow my little farm family some much anticipated normalcy before spring planting.

Immediately It Becomes Fall


It’s as if overnight the leaves on the trees have yellowed, the morning air has become crisp, the sun sets earlier, the moon rises sooner and the fall crops around us continue drying down.

Fall Flowers on the Farm


I know these beautiful blooms are temporary and will soon begin to dry down, but I will enjoy these fall flowers in all of their beauty for the time they have.

Swimming Through Summer


Our pool is convenient and refreshing and has become a place for my family of four to enjoy summer mornings, afternoons and evenings taking a dip.

A Family Harvest


One of the other reasons I love wheat harvest is because the entire family is involved. Every year my kids get to help bake cookies, pack meals and distribute drinks for our harvest crew.

Time in June


While the world around us may seem to be moving incredibly fast, there are constant reminders time has not changed. Seek out those reminders.

Best Laid Plans


I embraced John Steinbeck’s characters, his themes and the lessons presented. By the time I left home for college I had declared Steinbeck as one of my favorite authors.

Embrace Your Own Style


My 4-year-old daughter, Isannah, obsessed over the idea of a Daddy Daughter Date Night and all of the glamour associated with it.

Just Sit Right Back and You’ll Hear A Tale


Kim Baldwin's children discuss over breakfast the intricacies of seven castaways stranded on a deserted island.

Seize the Day


Kim Baldwin writes about committing to embracing life like a 4-year-old in a tiara.