Parenting is an incredibly important responsibility and so we wanted to get a conversation going with input from parents in the community. We asked them: what is the most important thing you’ve done as a parent? We’ve highlighted some of the responses below.

Ben Killoy | Dad Coach

Considering the work that I have done in my business first started as the inner work I did to become a better dad. By doing the work first to help myself and now help other dads get better, it has allowed me to understand the legacy I will be leaving with my kids in a big way. Read more>>

Suzi Freeman | Speaker and Educator on Emotional Intelligence and Mental Resilience

Being a Mom of five with a significant age gap. My kiddos range in ages from 28, 25, 23, and 11-year-old twins. I have found that being honest about situations in my life can help my children with life lessons or making decisions about something, and of course, I keep it age-appropriate. Read more>>

Melissa Adkins | Content creator & senior dog rescuer

I’m a single mom so finding a way to stay home and have flexible hours was a huge part of deciding to become a business owner. Besides always being available for my son, I think the most important thing I’ve done is teach him there is more than one way to create livable wages. Read more>>

Allen Frantz | Educator and Outdoor Guide

I want my children to never doubt their ability to do hard things. As a parent, I think I work very hard to create a foundation based upon unconditional love from which they can challenge themselves and have the confidence to fail forward. In my house growing up we didn’t say “I love you” much. Read more>>

Sarah De Santi | World Traveller, freelance photographer, blogger and vlogger

In 2018 our family of 5 sold everything we owned to travel the world for 1 year. We lived a traditional life, a nice house, and good jobs. Our children went to school and in the afternoon they were busy with activities. Read more>>