Hey there mommas! Grab some popcorn, I have a good one for you, and it all started this past June 17. As I write these initial thoughts, it’s 11 at night. Here’s my tale of my son surviving a dog bite and how I now aspire to be the village other moms need.
When my husband and I first had our son in 2016, our closest family lived about 1,000 miles away. So, finding the time to get away was very few and far between. We had to get creative in finding alone time away from kids. Now that our son is almost five, it’s a tad easierContinue reading “Finding Alone Time Away From Kids”
If you would’ve told me at the beginning of 2020 when my husband and I signed up for our second round of surrogacy that I would finish out the last month of pregnancy in Connecticut with my son at my parents in Oklahoma while my husband stayed in Texas, I would’ve been very confused! Let meContinue reading “An Extended Hospital Stay as a Surrogate + How You Can Support Someone in the Hospital”
Surrogacy is a much more common now that celebrities like Kim Kardashian/Kanye West, Dwayne Wade/Gabrielle Union, Nicole Kidman and many others have used a surrogate as a way to expand their family. In the day and age of social media and instant access to information, surrogacy is making it rounds.
Prior to our debt free journey, which began in November 2018, Dustin and I had maybe $500-$1000 saved at any given time. Worse than that though, if we had an emergency – like needing four new tires – we would figure out what bill we could push back paying that pay period so we couldContinue reading “Sinking Funds: What They Are and How to Start Them”
Welcome to taking KARA myself where you can meet me, Kara…a wife, mom, student and 2x surrogate. I share life with a family of 3, budget friendly ideas and all things health, fitness, food and more.