A Dream Come True – 3 Years of Hope, Prayers, and Love A doctor told me I had fibroid tumors in the summer of 2005. I was 34 years old, single and had not had any children at that point. I was a personal trainer and had just launched my first fitness video, “Love Your Legs”, ran three times per week, and felt completely healthy. But, … Continue reading A Miracle Through Surrogacy
After talking to so many people about their journey through the baby making process, from adoption to IVF and everything in-between, and knowing the astronomical prices that can come with it, I decided to do something about it. Launching on Mother’s Day on May 14, 2017, will be the world’s first dedicated fertility crowdfunding site that offers a comfortable place for an open dialogue about the journey. We … Continue reading Fertility Crowdfunding: It’s about time!
Life in Overdrive These past few weeks, I’ve felt like I’m going 1,000 miles/hour. Every single day. Jumping back into the CEO role of SPIbelt, managing a growing company, alongside being a full-time Mom and raising a 10-month old – it takes its toll. I get home from a full day of work, managing my team and business, exerting most of my mental energy, ticking … Continue reading Staying Healthy and Sane as a CEO Mom – Getting Back to Me
What is a Solo Starter? A solo starter is a man or woman who has decided to take the steps towards parenthood on their own, without a significant other. An individual usually becomes a solo starter when they are approaching an age where having children might become challenging, and they don’t want to miss their window. Why do I use the word “starter?” I like starter … Continue reading What is a Solo Starter™?
Entrepreneurs Make Great Solo Parents (and the other way around) I’ve been an entrepreneur from as far back as I can remember. When I was a little girl, I asked my dad to climb trees to collect mistletoe so I could sell it. I also had bake sales, garage sales, and one time I even put on a carnival in my neighborhood. I called the … Continue reading Entrepreneurs Make Great Solo Parents (and the other way around)