C. Jane Kendrick
|C. Jane Kendrick|
|Born||Courtney Jane Clark
March 14, 1977
|Other names||C. Jane|
|Education||Utah Valley State College, B.S., behavioral science|
|Occupation||Homemaker– blogger and columnist|
|Awards||2008 Best Major Blog, Weblog Awards|
|Website||C. Jane, Enjoy It|
Courtney Jane Kendrick (née Clark, born 1977) is a blogger, Salt Lake City, Utah, Deseret News newspaper columnist and humorist who writes about her life and family on her blog, C Jane Enjoy It. Kendrick chose the title of her blog because she and her husband had struggled to conceive a child—it was her "response to well-meaning people who told her to enjoy her years of being childless."
Seeking partial anonymity, she goes by the name of "C. Jane" on her blog and calls her husband "Chup", her son "The Chief," but refers to her daughters by their real names: Ever, Erin, and Iris. Garnering a wide readership for her interesting and engaging writing style, the Phoenix New Times terms the personal nature of her writing poignant and earnest, while Halogen TV terms her writing "sarcastic and irreverent, but...honest."
Kendrick's sister, Stephanie Nielson, known as "Nie Nie" by followers of her blog, is also a well-known blogger. After she and her husband Christian were injured in a small plane crash, Kendrick cared for three of the Nielson children, Claire, Jane and Ollie.
- "Seven plus years ago I changed my name". CJaneRun.com. March 15, 2010.
|last1=in Authors list (help)
- Kendrick, C. Jane (January 11, 2011). "C. Jane — A brief synopsis of my life by way of introduction".
- Aylward, Kevin (January 2009). "The 2008 Weblog Awards Winners". The Weblog Awards (Bloggies).
- L., Michelle (October 24, 2008). "Enjoy It!".
- Lee, Kate Kiefer (2010). "Blog Carries Family Through Crisis". Halogen TV. Retrieved February 5, 2011.
- D'Andrea, Niki (September 19, 2008). "The Blogging World Comes to the Rescue of a Mesa Couple Badly Burned in a Plane Crash". Phoenix New Times.
- Belkin, Lisa (February 23, 2011). "Queen of the Mommy Bloggers". New York Times.
- Celizic, Mike (September 9, 2008). "Blogger mom hurt in plane crash inspires support". The Today Show.
- "Babble's Top 50: Top 50 Mom Blogs, 2010". Babble.
- "A Mother's Frightening Face". New York Times. December 15, 2009.
- Burger, David (September 23, 2010). "When this old world starts a-getting me down". Salt Lake Tribune.
- C. Jane Enjoy It blog
- "Despite stereotypes, Salon article was compliment to Mormon bloggers,", C. Jane Kendrick, Mormon Times, January 26, 2011
- "Why I don't keep a Mommy Blog", Rachel Stone, Her.meneutics.com (Christianity Today), January 21, 2011
- "From Tabernacle to Bloggernacle," Emily W. Jensen, BYU Studies
- "After Blogger's Plane Crash, Virtual Becomes Personal," Alex Williams, New York Times, September 7, 2008
- "Web Extra: Full Interview with Courtney Jane Kendrick," Interfaith Voices, February 22, 2010
- "Three weeks after this photo was taken this family was torn apart," Daily Mail, November 28, 2008
- "Why I can't stop reading Mormon housewife blogs, Emily Matchar, Salon, January 15, 2011
- "Defending religious freedom and mommy blogs," Emily W. Jensen, Mormon Times, January 28, 2011