We’ve decided to scout the globe for interesting people who have great stories to share. Our first interview is with Laurel Crossley-Byers. In addition to being a fantastic person, who’s fun to be around, and able to balance objects on her forehead, Laurel has spun her career in a different direction. These days her focus is on helping children. Laurel is a life coach, a parent educator, founder of Opti-Mom and a TV Host at MomU. Find out more at www.opt-mom.ca and follow Laurel on Twitter @Optimom.
Herewith, a few questions we asked Laurel:
Besides family or work, what are you most passionate about?
ANYTHING to do with supporting Kids – Mind, Body and Spirit
If you had your personal motto printed on a t-shirt, what would it say?
What the H – E – Double Hockey Sticks are YOU waiting for!
What is one piece of helpful advice you can give to other mothers?
Go with your gut/intuition – it is ALWAYS right!
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
Nothing! I am perfectly aligned with who I am Mind, Body, Spirit in this exact moment
Tell us about one of your hidden talents.
I am really great with creating things out of modelling clay/plastiscene (not sure how you spell that) – little figurines. Created some of the characters from Wallace and Gromit
Name one thing we don’t know about you.
I am pretty much an open book….. the fact that I talked to ghosts when I was ages 2 – 4?
Describe the perfect day.
Every day I wake up healthy is perfect
Ok, fess up….what is your guilty pleasure?
Anything to do with finding fashion at bargain prices
List five things you would need to survive, if stranded on a deserted island.
Practical or impractical?
How would you describe yourself in three words?
Funny, theatrical, genuine