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So far Kara Valentine has created 9 blog entries.

Threads Denver Roadshow

2018-10-02T14:41:28+00:00

Threads Denver Roadshow We just spent an incredible weekend with our Fair Trade Partners, Ambassadors (hostesses), and customers in Denver, celebrating the launch of our new Fall Community Collection. This was

Threads Denver Roadshow2018-10-02T14:41:28+00:00

Raw ~ Zen Parenting Radio Podcast

2018-09-24T13:44:31+00:00

When I first booked the interview with Cathy and Todd for their Zen Parenting Radio Podcast, it seemed like a really good idea. I’ve been an admirer of their work and their mission ever since I discovered their podcast

Raw ~ Zen Parenting Radio Podcast2018-09-24T13:44:31+00:00

Mothering My Way

2018-05-08T18:54:50+00:00

I’ve been a mother for 9 years, which is about how long I’ve been convinced I’m doing it wrong. What seemed to come naturally to other mothers - scheduling play dates, packing snacks for long car rides, and remembering

Mothering My Way2018-05-08T18:54:50+00:00

My Radiant Truth

2018-04-25T16:07:15+00:00

Seven months ago, I was drinking a glass of wine with my friend Kate. Kate is a fellow Fair Trade Partner at Threads, and just an all around amazing and radiant human being. We were talking about our families,

My Radiant Truth2018-04-25T16:07:15+00:00

Mother Me, Mother Mine, Mother All

2017-05-14T23:02:21+00:00

Last month, I was attending an event created by Seeds of Exchange, a beautiful organization led by Fair Trade Partner Sarah Davidson-Tracy. Seeds is working to create a robust and committed village in an effort to support the enterprises

Mother Me, Mother Mine, Mother All2017-05-14T23:02:21+00:00

A Mother Reborn

2017-05-14T23:03:16+00:00

We sat in a crowded hospital cafeteria, sleep-deprived and terrified. We couldn’t eat. We could barely think. “Do you think she could die?” I asked him. My stoic husband answered with the slightest head nod, and I could no

A Mother Reborn2017-05-14T23:03:16+00:00

Inner Peace to World Peace

2017-05-05T18:29:47+00:00

“I’m starting with the man in the mirror. I’m asking him to change his ways. For no lesson could have been any clearer; if you want to make the world a better place, take a look at yourself and

Inner Peace to World Peace2017-05-05T18:29:47+00:00

View from the Valley: Founder Kara Wiegand

2017-03-16T02:35:23+00:00

While reflecting on an unpredictable 2016, I realized that the most powerful lesson I learned landed just one week ago, and six weeks after an election that illuminated the great divide we are experiencing both nationally and globally.  

View from the Valley: Founder Kara Wiegand2017-03-16T02:35:23+00:00

Kara’s Advice to Female Leaders

2017-03-22T01:12:33+00:00

As Co-Founder and COO of Threads Worldwide, Partnership Director with Emerging Women, board member of multiple philanthropic organizations, and my personal life roles of wife, mother, friend, and sister, my life is a busy one. I am often asked

Kara’s Advice to Female Leaders2017-03-22T01:12:33+00:00