September 12, 2019

Let’s talk about food.   More specifically, Let’s talk about teenagers and the abundance of food they are capable of consuming.  It’s amazing, isn’t it, the mountain of food they can ingest (especially in one sitting or after just an hour after already having consumed...

September 10, 2019

New Recipe:  Carrot Almond Coffee Cake.  My kids were advocating for the addition of chocolate chips; I thought maybe raisins might be nice.  I guess you'll have to make it and let us know which, if either, you think.

August 27, 2019

We made this chicken last weekend and it was so very tasty.  You can double, if you are feeding a crowd.  I haven't yet tried it, but I think it would be awesome on grilled veggies, too.

August 20, 2019

New post: A perfect combination of chickpeas, chicken and warm flavors.  I know it sounds a little boring, but seriously, this is such a tasty combination, and super easy to put together.

August 8, 2019

One of the amazing things about this sort of expat life is the opportunities we are given to skim in and out the culture of so many different places.  We don't really embed ourselves, right, but rather just move just above 'real’; we are in a place far longer than a to...

August 6, 2019

The best combination of pasta, tomatoes and tuna ... and it comes together very quickly.  Your weekday dinner, right here.

July 30, 2019

Normally, I give you a recipe on Tuesdays.  Today, though I am going to share something even better.  A recipe, sure, but also I am going to tell you about a great cookbook.  I was fortunate enough to be given a copy of Famous Dishes, a cookbook that offers r...

July 23, 2019

New post:   Sometimes, the only thing you can do is make pizza.... for breakfast!

June 6, 2019

Stand up.  A friend will not cave to peer pressure and waffle on a topic, issue, or confrontation just because the majority feels otherwise.  A friend will stick, especially in public, even if the cool kids are in dissent.  A friend will support our stand, even if it m...

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Meet your Coach

I am Susie Csorsz Brown and I am a Certified Parent Coach through PCI, specializing in families in transition. I am also a Wellness Coach.  I have a Health background, and I practice what I preach. I have three children, so I coach from experience. I am a Foreign Service spouse (since 2000), and have learned to deal with family issues from the stress of relocation, school issues, medical situations, pregnancy and divorce as well as family angst. 

You should know, healthy eating is one of my passions.  The thing is: food can be good for you and taste good, too.  I want my kids to eat well, and to grow up knowing what smarter food options are out there.


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