Behind Our Gluten-Free Flour: Meet Naomi Poe

Posted by Elise Sampson on 11/6/2017 to Inspiring Stories
Behind Our Gluten-Free Flour: Meet Naomi Poe
One of our passions with this blog is to introduce you to people who are making a difference in their community.  We hear so much negativity through the media, it is easy to forget that all over the world people are making a difference.  Naomi is one of these people. Faced with the diagnosis of Celiac for her family, she became determined to be a positive force rather than a victim, which led her to start a venture more successful than she could imagine...Better Batter Flour Company was born. 

How Starting a Gluten Free Baking Company Changed My Down Syndrome Daughter's Life

Posted by Elise Sampson on 9/16/2017 to Inspiring Stories
How Starting a Gluten Free Baking Company Changed My Down Syndrome Daughter's Life

Four years ago, our family started Reason to Bake with the purpose of giving life to my daughter's dream of becoming a baker. 

As we began to walk through the process of a startup, it became clear that this vision would also include helping others with disabilities to pursue their dreams as well, either by working with us or just by encouraging them along their path. We knew from the start that this was a God-given dream and our lives were going to be changed forever.

The Next Movement: Special Needs Entrepreneurs Build Change-Making Businesses

Posted by Elise Sampson on 4/12/2017 to Inspiring Stories
The Next Movement: Special Needs Entrepreneurs Build Change-Making Businesses
This is the third of our five-post series on creating employment opportunities for your special needs child. In this post, I am so excited to introduce you to some of our newest heroes.

Six Lessons For Young Entrepreneurs With A Dream

Posted by Elise Sampson on 3/29/2017 to Inspiring Stories
Six Lessons For Young Entrepreneurs With A Dream

In our last post, we discussed how Carolyn’s dream was born, and how this led to our starting Reason to Bake, a gluten free cookie company.

Today’s post is the second part of our five-part series, entitled "Giving Wings to Dreams–Creating Career Opportunities for Your Special Needs Child." In this post, I will talk about foundational truths from which we operate our business.