Category Archives: Inside Kara’s Mind

You’re Fired! (The Best 10 Minutes of My Life)

I have a lot of jobs as a mom.  My husband and I tried to name them all one night when I was feeling down. Some of them I embrace with open arms, some of them I do simply because they have to get done and no one else is going to do them. I…

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Cakes, Parfaits and Onions: They All Have Layers. Which Are You?

“Layers. Onions have layers. Ogres have layers. Onions have layers. You get it? We both have layers.” Shrek, it is one of my favorite children’s movies of all times. As this conversation continued we were given a glimpse of our two characters: Shrek the ogre and Donkey, the, well, donkey.  Shrek is a thinker, almost…

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How to Create Your Ideal Life Vision

February is the month of love. Usually this is interpreted as romantic love…after all, it is the host of Sweetheart’s Day. However, I chose to look at this February from a perspective of self love and kindness. I am a passionate person. I care about a lot of people and have a cause that is…

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Made in America

Fourth of July Sale! The Possum’s Tale is $5 off now through July 6th! Grab your copy right here! Did you know that The Possum’s Tale was made in America? Of course I wrote it and I’m American, but more than that, I worked hard to make sure that every step of this book, from the…

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No, I’m not a June Cleaver mom and I’m okay with that.

The Heat is On Do you remember that Glenn Frey song? It reminds me of hot summer night and long summer days playing with my boys. For parents who work out of the home, like my husband, summer wasn’t that different from the school year. My husband still went off to work Monday through Friday…

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If you were a salad, which vegetable would you be?

Have you ever compared your life to a tossed salad? Which vegetable would you be? What if the people you love and depend upon the most are the lettuce? They may not be very exciting or colorful, but they are the bulk of that salad. They are what holds the entire salad together. There are…

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