To an outsider, it might seem like there are a lot of things about the Curry household that are extraordinary — but Mother’s Day isn’t one of them.
“I love that I get to somewhat relax [on Mother’s Day],” food industry superstar and mom of two (soon to be three!) Ayesha Curry tells us. “The day usually revolves around some sort of meal in bed and handmade cards, and that is truly the way to my heart.”
She certainly deserves the downtime. Outside of her roles as mom and wife to NBA superstar Stephen Curry, Curry’s list of entrepreneurial roles is looooong. She sits at the helm of multiple businesses, including meal subscription kit Homemade, the International Smoke restaurant, Ayesha’s Cookware, and tableware brand and more Cheeky Kids. Oh, and did we mention that she’s a face for Cover Girl and a Food Network personality?
No matter how busy life gets, Curry says that motherhood has been a gift. “My favorite thing is watching them grow,” she says of her kids. “When you become an adult, you wish you could be a kid again, and I get to be one with them every day — for at least a second — when we play or read or go on an adventure.”
Given Curry’s obvious flair for the culinary, it should come as no surprise that she spends a lot of time with daughters Ryan and Riley cooking in the kitchen, a process that’s no less messy in the Curry household than it is anywhere else. Like most moms, Curry says she does her best to focus on the memories she’s making more than the sticky floors and dirty countertops. In an effort to streamline one part of mealtimes, the supermom recently announced the release of her second collection with Cheeky Kids, of which she’s the co-founder.
“My kids are in school now and anything that makes lunch easier and more organized makes me a happy mama,” she says. “I love [Cheeky’s] lunch storage container and lunch bags, and the new colors are a hit with the littles.”
The new Mealtime Collection is available at Target. It features a colorful selection of reusable, BPA-free tableware — think straw bottles, bento boxes, divided and non-divided plates, tumblers, bowls, and cutlery — for kids between the ages of three and eight. The line also features funky, whimsical characters Balloonicorn, Mermaid, Space Dino, and Skater Shark.
If the cute designs and mom-approved functionality of the Mealtime Collection aren’t enough to appeal to the parents out there, Cheeky Kids is also continuing to give back to kids in need with the launch of the new collection. As part of the company’s partnership with No Kid Hungry, each Cheeky Kids item purchased will fund one meal for a child in the US. Curry has been an ambassador for No Kid Hungry for years, and the cause is close to her heart.
“There is still so much work to be done to end childhood hunger right here in America,” she says. “I choose to work with [No Kid Hungry] because I believe every child deserves a fair shot at life and a great education. The fact that learning and growing with a full stomach can aid in ensuring that happens should be a no-brainer for everyone. Being able to provide in-class meals for all students is a great way to join the fight in ending childhood hunger.”
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