A year of life with Type 1 diabetes. Reflecting on the last 12 months and how far we have come. Read it now on KaraLayne.com

A Year of Life with Type 1 Diabetes

Twelve whole months. 365 days of over 1,800 injections, endless finger pokes, living day-to-day dictated by a number. Endless research, learning, and advocating. Time away from my business to serve my family and to make sure we get this right for her. Time as a family maneuvering, adjusting, and supporting. It’s been a year of […]

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Last minute gift ideas and how to do it right! I am sharing my foolproof approach for gifting simply, but intentionally even when down to the wire. And perfect timing with Mother's Day just a few days away! Head to KaraLayne.com to check it out.

Last-Minute Gift Ideas & How to Do It Right

We have all been there. The dreaded last-minute gift shopping for a loved one. Life is busy and sometimes even with the best intentions and thoughtful ideas, time gets away from us. My husband always says, “if it wasn’t for the last minute, nothing would ever get done” and goodness gracious, how true that is […]

seasonal

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May

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An unexpected new member of the family. And our heartfelt tale of how a great dane puppy found us. Read all about it on KaraLayne.com!

An Unexpected Member of the Family

A quite surprising, but darling tale of an unexpected member of the family. So kick-off your shoes, sit back, and enjoy. It all began on Good Friday. Good Friday. Jarett and I leave the kids for a quick trip to Target before they close. We hadn’t even pulled out of our neighborhood when we happened […]

journal

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May

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I love pulling out seasonal reads for our family library and for the kids to enjoy. Over on KaraLayne.com I have gathered up our favorite spring books for the family library. Catch it now on KaraLayne.com!

Favorite Spring Books for the Family Library

Previously I have shared how I approach our family library and the habit of switching books out seasonally. You can read more about that here. It is been a wonderful way to help instill a love of reading in these cubs. As we watch all signs of the winter season fade away, I wanted to […]

family and motherhood

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Apr

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The blessing of trials and disappointments and seeing God's hand through it all. Read more on KaraLayne.com

The Blessing of Trials & Disappointments

It’s a funny thing about life. We get so wrapped up in what we think it’s supposed to be. The things we want, the dreams we have – and when it doesn’t happen within our timeline, it can easily feel discouraging. Or that you are failing the game of life. And that none of it […]

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Apr

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Another edition of Wellness Wednesday and I am sharing five ways that you can start reducing your toxin load today. Catch it all over on KaraLayne.com!

Five Ways to Start Reducing Your Toxin Load Now

PFAS, otherwise known as the “forever chemical”, has been found in the blood of newborn babies and even animals at this point. Sodium lauryl sulfate is a foaming agent used in traditional toothpaste and also caused hair loss and emaciation in the rabbits it was tested on. One of the first things an oncologist will […]

wellness

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Mar

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