We asked some of the best parents we know to tell us about the most important thing they’ve done as parents and have shared their wisdom below.

Katie Koenig | Acrylic Painter

I was lucky enough to have parents who unwaveringly supported my passion for art and decision to grow that passion into a career. As I have had the honor to become a parent myself, I have thought a lot about what that support has done for me and how I can nourish the dreams and happiness of my own children. The most valuable thing that I believe I can teach my children is that their minds are so very powerful and their thoughts can help manifest the life of their dreams. I don’t mean for this to sound “woo woo”. On the contrary, Read more>>

Jason Vetsch | Designer and Craftsman

I am a father of three beautiful girls along side my wife, Chelsea. Lydia is almost 12, Renae is 10 and our youngest, Emmy, is 2. My path to parenthood is an unusual one. In 2017, My wife came home from teaching grade school and sat me down on the couch. She told me of a situation at school with one of her students. There was a little girl in her class that was withdrawn from school and sent to a group home with her little sister because their grandma didn’t want them anymore. Read more>>

Crista Zuniga | Artist – I paint, create and build

I have 5 children – 14 to 21. From the time they were little I’ve surrounded them with art supplies and paper and the space to be creative. We didn’t always have a lot of money so we made the things they needed….Halloween costumes and projects for school etc. Because of this my kids never meet a challenge they can’t meet. They always know that lack means creativity kicks in and somehow you’ll solve your problem. If I’ve passed on creative problem solving then I’ve succeeded. Read more>>