Articles by Krista

#WeSeeYouMom: Cara’s Story

WSYM Cara Kobzeff

For Cara Kobzeff, a Los Angeles travel agent, becoming a mom wasn’t something she saw in her future, until she became the last hope for her niece Ana and nephew Eli. In a situation where Ana and Eli’s parents were no longer able to care for them, Cara found herself transitioning from the fun aunt Read More »


Navigate Open Enrollment Like a Pro

Open Enrollment

Whether open enrollment makes you yawn or say yikes – there are options to keep you and your family’s eye care and eye health covered. Open enrollment is the time of year where you can select your health, dental, and vision benefits. Since premiums, deductibles, co-pays, and network coverage can shift from year-to-year, it’s always Read More »


When Waters Rise: Jacqueline’s Story

Hurricane Harvey

“That’s how the human race works, you continuously help people, and they pay it forward, and pay it forward, and pay it forward.” – Jacqueline Shipley With her family to care for, a job she considers her second home, and tremendous heart for her community, Jacqueline Shipley, Houston local and VSP Global employee, was one Read More »


#WeSeeYouMom: Lynda’s Story

“The hardest thing about being a mom is knowing your kids are going to hurt. And when they hurt, there are going to be times when there is nothing you can do about it.” For Lynda Bettencourt, wife, teacher, and mother of two, the decision to treat her oldest son, who at the age of Read More »