We asked some fantastic parents from in and around the city to tell us about the most important thing they have done as parents.

Lisa DiSciullo | Parent Coach and Educator

At a crisis point, fearing that I would fail as a parent, I recognized that my job was to parent with the long-term in mind. I realized, the hard way, that getting my kids to behave or do what I wanted them to do when I wanted them to do it, didn’t teach them to think for themselves. Read more>>

Whitney Galloway | Couples, Family, and Wedding Photographer

The most important thing I’ve done to impact my children is to work together with my husband to intentionally create the family culture we want to have, and owning my business is part of that. I stay home a majority of the time and am able to be flexible with my work schedule. We’ve chosen to have a family culture that centers around God and His Word, so teaching our children to love and follow Jesus is the most important part of our jobs as parents. Read more>>

Amanda Goos | Photographer & Mom

I think you have to be a good role model. Children follow your lead. If you want them off those devices, get off of them yourselves. If you want them to speak more kindly, speak kindly yourself. If you want them to have good morels and values, you need to show them what those are. Read more>>