Where are you from originally and how long have you lived in town? I grew up in Rye Brook until the age of 11, when my family moved to Armonk. My husband and I have lived in Rye Brook for 18 years.

 

Child(ren) and Age(s)? My daughter Blake is 8

 

One thing people would be surprised to know about you… When I was 25 years old I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and CFS.  While it was a long journey to wellness, my decision to heal naturally helped ignite my passion and dedication to healthy living.  Another thing people might be surprised to know about me is that my favorite food is chocolate!

 

Anyone special you’d like to thank for helping you through parenthood? I am extremely grateful for my incredibly supportive husband Eric. He truly is my partner, co-pilot and confidant.

 

Favorite things to do with your kids? My favorite things to do with my daughter are cooking/baking, playing games or sports together and enjoying quality family time whether at home or exploring new places.  Before COVID, traveling together was also high on my list.

Are you involved in a business venture, a local organization, a creative endeavor, or in the corporate world? Please share! I am a health and wellness coach who specializes in supporting families with their wellness goals. During my 15 years of coaching, I have made incredible connections and helped numerous clients and friends. Healthy living encompasses all areas of my life, including what products my family and I use for everyday living. Even during COVID-19, I think about what sanitizers and wipes are best for my family.  Right now I am fortunate enough to have access to many hard-to-find, high demand PPE supplies during this unprecedented time. In a quest to make shopping for back to school needs a little easier for parents, I have put together an Essential SCHOOL R❤CKS Back to School Kit for school-aged children. Each kit includes a lanyard mask chain, one 90 count package of antibacterial wipes, one 5oz. can of Breathe 75% alcohol spray sanitizer and two 1oz. cans of Breathe 75% alcohol spray sanitizer. The Essential SCHOOL R❤CKS Back to School kits sell for $35.

 

How has this community been instrumental in getting you to where you are now?  No woman is an island. It really does take a village.  Over the years my family and I have made wonderful friends in the community. Being an actively involved parent in school and community-wide activities and now the PTA, has enabled me to connect with people in Rye Brook that I might not have met otherwise.   

 

If you would like to purchase an essential back to school kit, DM, email or text Rachel:

917-885-0052

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