Today’s episode is a special one for me, because I am here with my oldest son, Anthony, to talk about a project he has worked really hard on the past couple of years: a cookbook by kids and for kids called Chef Junior, scheduled to release May 19th!
We also answer many of the questions you asked about what life is like in our house, what I’m like as a mom, and much more. He actually didn’t know the questions ahead of time, so these answers are completely unscripted and truthful… and a few really surprised me!
I’ve made it a policy not to share much about my kids when they were young. Now that Anthony is older he knows the good and bad of social media and public life, and we are ready to tackle entrepreneurship as a family!
Episode Highlights: Chef Junior
- What Anthony learned at young age from play
- Why we started our own business mastermind where kids were welcome
- Life lessons learned from publishing his first book
- What kids can learn from cooking
- Why Anthony has a few thousand worms living in his closet
- Clever ways kids can help reduce plastic waste and work toward sustainability
- How to start beekeeping
- Why ducks are great for the grocery budget and garden
- What Anthony thinks of homeschooling
- And more!
Resources We Mention
- Chef Junior: 100 Super Delicious Recipes for Kids by Kids!
- Real Plans
- Salt Fat Acid Heat
- TED Talk: The Future We’re Building – And Boring by Elon Musk
More From Wellness Mama
- 335: How the Food Industry Preys on Children & How to Fix It (With Dr. Mark Hyman)
- 12 Easy Recipes Kids Can Cook
- Stocking A Real Food Kitchen
- Why Plastic Pollution Is Everyone’s Problem
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