A Miracle Through Surrogacy

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

Fertility Crowdfunding: It’s about time!

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!

Staying Healthy and Sane as a CEO Mom – Getting Back to Me

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™?

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™?

Kim and Dillon Overton

Entrepreneurs Make Great Solo Parents (and the other way around)

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)