Cathy Erway on the Benefits of Having Supportive Parents

In Chapter 1 of 17 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, writer and healthy food advocate Cathy Erway answers "Where Has Your Family Been Most Supportive in Your Career Development?"  Raised in a strict home and taught to be studious and diligent, Erway finds her parents support style transitions from "iron-fisted parents" to more of a peer support.  They push Erway to learn from trying new things, teaching her a work ethic in the process. 

Cathy Erway is a Brooklyn-based author, part-time cook, freelance writer, radio host and teacher focused on healthy food advocacy.  Her first book, "The Art of Eating In" developed from her blog "Not Eating Out in New York".  She earned a BA in creative writing from Emerson College.