You don’t really know your mom until she loses her mom. I learned this last summer as we struggled through not being able to attend my grandmother’s funeral in Honduras. I was in New York when it happened, while the rest of my immediate family was in St. Louis together. A few weeks later, as soon as I could, I went to visit and spend some time with my mom. She cried, recounted memories, and claimed she'd been prepared for it as my Grandma's health had been rapidly declining.
Priya Lawrence has 2 full-time jobs. She's a NY state registered Dietitian Nutritionist and a loving mother to Raina, 4, and Trevor, 1. Can you imagine having 2 jobs that require all your attention, passion and love? It seems nearly impossible to me...but Priya does it...and manages to show up on time, twice a week, to the bootcamp class where I met her. She's an outstandingly balanced health professional but says her workout never truly ends. Priya is constantly on the move for clients, and with her kids. I got a few snapshots of her juggling act as I FOLLOWED her on a routine neighborhood walk with Raina and Trevor through Madison Square Park. "I run a growing nutrition private practice, Tried and True Nutrition, Inc. with my business partner, Pam. We focus on empowering our clients to make healthy food and lifestyle choices thru one-on-one sessions, corporate wellness programs and group education." "As anyone with kids knows, my day starts early in the...
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