About a month ago, I was on a conference call with one of our manufacturers. It was the middle of a holiday break, the call was meant to deal with some challenges we were having, and my “CEO” hat was firmly placed on my head.

It just so happened that middle of holiday break also meant my two little ones were home from school. …

A successful company is more than just numbers.

I worked in the corporate world for nearly two decades before making the jump to entrepreneurship. I spent many years building my career, working quality time at various global companies. I paid my dues and rose through the ranks, all the while learning from some of the best and some of the worst in the industry. As I shaped my career and grew into my positions, I began to see patterns in those I admired. I also learned to identify the very traits that deflated my inspiration along the way. I realized…

My experience as a Latinx Female Founder. Hint: the gender bias is alive and thriving.

Three years ago, I decided to start a business. I had been working in the corporate world for almost 20 years when I decided to leave. Before then, I had never really thought about jumping ship for entrepreneurship.

I was always drawn to positions with creative liberty. I liked building stuff. I was resistive of corporate rules, or more like rules in general, but I thought I was generally happy in corporate America. I had been an executive at big companies for two decades and…

Those aren’t chia seeds. They’re black sprinkles!

I love food. I always have. I love trying new things and exploring the world in foods. I grew up in and around the kitchen and have a deep appreciation for the hard work that goes into making a good meal. I love the experience of savoring flavors and of debriefing with friends after an unforgettable dish.

So, it’s understandable that when I had my own children, I was adamant — almost obsessive — about making sure they loved food too. I went out of my way to make gourmet purees for them…

How my husband’s annoying hobby became my secret weapon.

My husband is a corporate exec by day and handy man by night. He fixes everything around the house like a pro. He climbs ladders, changes light fixtures, installs dimmers, unclogs toilets and even wears a tool belt. He’s the real deal, and if it’s broken, he will fix it. The problem is, he also likes “fixing” things that aren’t broken.

That perfectly functional garage door? Let’s take it apart and see if I can make it glide better. The recessed lights in our bedroom? Let’s rewire the entire room and…

Were the famed words of our previously broccoli loving toddler.

She had an insatiable appetite, our two year old. She ate anything we served— Swiss chard, scallops, pickled beets, broccoli. She loved it all. Sautéed, roasted, or baked. It didn’t matter, she devoured it. She was a curious and adventurous eater. A dream come true.

Then she hit three. Whoever said the two’s were terrible has never lived with a three year old. It was like the day she turned three someone swapped our food loving, fancy pants daughter for a pint-sized dictator. One who thought food sucked. …

I’m a career woman and a mom. I didn’t always feel good about being both.

My professional career spans 20 years. I graduated college and started working full time when I was 20. Yes, that means I was under the legal drinking age when I joined the workforce. I landed an attractive job at a big shot PR agency right after college and worked my butt off learning from some of the best in the industry. I was younger than most seniors in college at the time, but I still did all the things you’re supposed to do in your career. I traveled the world, worked late hours, and I networked the heck out of…

Saskia Sorrosa

Award-winning marketer, #foodpreneur, sports fan & mama. Founder of @freshbellies, a new category of #realfood for babies. Instagram + Twitter: @freshbellies

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