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?

ZIEMILANDE NORVELUS | Model & Entrepreneur

As A Parent The Most Important Thing Iv Done In Terms Of Impact On My Child Is Teaching Her And Showing Her With My Actions That The Sky Is The Limit And No Goal Is Unachievable . Teaching Her Not To Get Complacent Or Content With Life. My Model/Acting Dreams May Seem Far-fetched Or Unrealistic To Others BUT Thats Because Its MY Dream To Dream Not Theirs. God Gives Us All Different Or Even Similar Dreams, Goals And Talents . What We Do With It Is On Us. There’s A Different Path To Every Goal! Read more>>

Jaime Olivares Jr. | Carpenter & designer

So, I actually am a parent and. I have a 5 year old daughter named Aurora. I think the most important thing I’ve done that has impacted my child is her knowing how many issues and problems I run into as a carpenter/designer and constantly having to figure out solutions. That’s part of it. The other part is that when these issues occur and I’m going through the trail and error, I’m always smiling. I’m pretty optimistic so I’m very positive when I get stuck on something. Is it frustrating? Yes. Read more>>

Reggie Rice | Father to 3 Grown Sons, Independent Business Owner, Former Information Techology Professional, Retired Naval Officer, Podcaster

I have three, successful, adult male children. We are routinely involved in separate conversations reflecting upon how their current successes were grounded and influenced by messages they heard from their parents, from the times they were all very much younger. These messages allowed them to imagine, to seek challenges, to maintain balance, and, to use strengths that allowed them to stretch beyond their limitations, with positive focus and concentration. Read more>>