Why Being In Nature Is Important For Your Business

Posted by Claire on 8/2/2017 to Young Entrepreneurship
While it is necessary at times to throw everything you’ve got into your work, we’ve learned that if you over-do it, productivity can go way down. More importantly, when we constantly hole ourselves up in the office (or in our case, the kitchen), creativity can quickly get dampened or dulled.

Three Pieces Of Business Advice From Inspirational Entrepreneurs

Posted by Claire on 7/19/2017 to Young Entrepreneurship
Three Pieces Of Business Advice From Inspirational Entrepreneurs
If you have an entrepreneurial dream and are wanting to start your own business, look to these three pieces of advice to succeed in your first year. 

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.


How a Gluten-Free Cookie Startup Gave Wings To My Daughter's Dream

Posted by Elise Sampson on 3/15/2017 to Young Entrepreneurship
How a Gluten-Free Cookie Startup Gave Wings To My Daughter's Dream

When you meet Carolyn Sampson, the first thing she will tell you about herself is “I am a baker.” What makes this statement remarkable is that Carolyn was born with Down Syndrome.

Today, Carolyn is not only a baker, but she is the face of Reason to Bake, a gluten-free artisanal baking company located in the mountains of North Carolina.

You Can Empower Special Needs Adults To Live Their Dreams

Posted by Elise Sampson on 10/6/2016 to Bakery News
You Can Empower Special Needs Adults To Live Their Dreams
We're in the final weeks of our Kickstarter campaign to raise $20,000 to fund the initial setup and production costs for the new packaging. Your pledge can help bring Carolyn's new Reason To Bake cookie line to life!