Our community is made up of brilliant artists, creatives and entrepreneurs, but many of them are also dedicated parents and so we asked them an in port at question: If you are a parent, what do you think is the most important thing you’ve done as a parent in terms of the impact on your children?

Latrice Blanding | Chef & Serial Entrepreneur

I have an 11 year old son, Desmond, who is literally my entire world. I gave birth to him 5 days before my 21st birthday so needless to say, I don’t think I was ready to be a mom at that time. We’ve been through a lot together. He watched me grow up while I watched him grow up. But one thing is really undeniable, my baby loves his mama!lol I take pride in being an intentional parent. I think the most important thing that I’ve done is the bond we’ve created between us. Read more>>

Raeven Brown | B2B Growth Marketing | Demand Gen | Brand Builder

The most important thing that I have done to impact my daughter is by being open and vulnerable. It is imperative that you are willing to learn so, being open to feedback is key. Being a mom is an entirely new experience for me and each day I’m learning what works for my family and I. Read more>>

J Primous | Creative Business Strategist, Author & Intuitive Guide

I’ve never attached the label “single mom/parent” to myself. There are stigmas, limiting and degrading energies attached to that societal ‘brand’. Yet, I am a mother who is single. While I am the sole provider, I made a choice to access the strength in my village and surround myself with family. There is no ONE important thing to DO or have done that has successfully guided me through the past 13 years, there are numerous choices I’ve made which led me to greater failures, lessons and created habits that have all shaped me a MOTHER. Read more>>