This is Why You'll Love Nicole Berrie
This downtown Manhattan mother of two turned her passion for health and wellness into a thriving business and website.
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What do you think is a parent’s hardest job?
Gosh, everything? Just being comfortable in the discomfort. Sometimes it's hard to realize a phase is just a phase when you're in it.
What is a typical day for you?
No day is typical! But four days a week, I take our son Jude to school and usually will go to the gym after that. Then I'll head to our shop Bonberi on Bleecker. Each day is different—we may be working on an event, our newsletter, shooting new content for our website/social media. Each day brings a new project and keeps things exciting. Unless I'm speaking at an event, I'm usually home by 6pm to do bath and bedtime, which is my favorite time of night to ground down with the kids. Then it's dinner and a glass of wine with my husband.
What’s your favorite place in the New York City area to bring your kids?
Hudson River Park!
What is the best thing about raising kids in New York City?
There are so many amazing institutions where we live, from the American Museum of Natural History to Chelsea Piers to Rockefeller Center. We're so lucky to have these in our backyard. There are also all types of people—from all walks of life—living in close proximity in the city. I’m so happy our kids are able to see everyone from people in finance to artists to musicians and decide what speaks to them. You know the saying, "If you can make it here..."