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Millionaire Entrepreneur Ayesha Curry on Struggles of “Mom Guilt” with Stephen Curry’s Kids and Balancing a $20,000,000 Empire: “Quality Over Quantity” (2016)

Published 09/25/2023, 12:30 AM EDT

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Ayesha Curry had too much going on! And it made her feel guilty in 2016. She got her launchpad to success in 2014 with her YouTube cooking channel. Ayesha involved herself in bringing out innovative, family-focused recipes. She’s also a best-selling cookbook author, a vegan restaurant chain owner, a TV show host, and a lifestyle website owner. 

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Stephen Curry‘s wife, coming from small beginnings, has forged a deep connection with people. But beyond her illustrious career, Ayesha yearned for time with her family. However, considering her strict schedule, it was difficult for her to balance her personal life, too. So, how did she manage?

Ayesha found balance despite going through mom’s guilt


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In 2016, Ayesha launched her inaugural book, The Seasoned Life. While promoting her book, she appeared on the lively talk show The Real Daytime. On the show, Ayesha delved into the intricate facets of her recent journey, particularly the challenges she faced as a mother.

One host inquired about her secret of harmonizing her professional and personal life. In response, Ayesha candidly shared, “I’m a work in progress. And I feel like every mom is. I’m sure you all relate. It’s like you’re always battling through with the Mom Guilt, trying to figure it all out.” 


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Her sentiment resonated with the empathetic hosts. Ayesha then added, “I believe in quality over quantity. So while I’m not there all the time, I make sure that the moments I am with them – I’m disconnected, I’m with them, I’m focused.”

The conversation took place when Steph and Ayesha were parents to just Riley and Ryan. Following her debut cookbook, Ayesha again ventured into the culinary world in 2020, The Full Plate. While her initial book delves into the intricacies of balance and healthy eating, her 2020 release resonates with a broader audience. In The Full Plate, she explores home-cooked meals’ fundamental principles and values. What sets the book apart is its 100 recipes that excel in flavor, flexibility, and ease of preparation.

Ayesha Curry has only been making progress since then. She now has another new venture and she can’t wait for Kim Kardashian to use her products.

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Amidst her numerous public and charitable endeavors, recently, Ayesha has been diligently crafting her brand, Sweet July Skin. Marking its beginning in July 2023, she has unveiled a trio of core products, each bearing a touch of Ayesha’s Jamaican heritage. The products draw inspiration from the rich tapestry of Caribbean superfoods.

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Sweet July Skin seamlessly fuses exotic ingredients with essential skincare elements. Recently, Ayesha Curry surprised Kim Kardashian with an opulent array of gifts from her new brand.


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For Ayesha, the path to creating Sweet July Skin has been a heartfelt journey marked by unwavering passion and dedication. Her product development process was deeply grounded in the wisdom and traditions passed down through generations; especially with stories and insights from her mother and grandmother serving as invaluable sources of inspiration.

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Written by:

Saahil Dhillan


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Saahil Dhillan is an NBA Writer at Essentially Sports. He has been writing articles and blogs for 5 years now, including those for a sports brand that manufactures knee braces, for a Red Bull athlete in 2019 and for a documentary of an Ultra Running Coach in 2021. There’s plenty Saahil can write about why he likes basketball, having followed the NBA for more than 10 years, but he is most keen on picking out various offense/defense strategies, on/off-court decisions, roster changes in crunch time and other underrated key elements that leave an impact on the scoreboard.
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