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

Heather Winston: Health Insurance Guru & Work in Progress

This. I am so glad you asked. Because THIS? This is the thing that I am most proud of in all of my accomplishments so far in my life. My newfound relationships with my three children through the trials and tribulations of divorce, starting your own business, and sobriety. Read more>>

Michelle Soto: Wealth Coach

As a new a new mom it was important for me to plan ahead even before my child was born. I had a financial plan that I started as soon as my son was born. I wanted to make sure that his legacy and the family legacy involved assets and financial success. Read more>>

Teyuna Chandler: Baker & Inspirational Coach

I worked in Corporate America for the first half of my children’s lives. Unfortunately, that put me in the mindset of making money and gaining status so I could give them “things”. In pursuing the dream of giving them things, I failed to give them “me”. My aha moment: My husband, kids, and I went on a family vacation. Read more>>

Shauntel Green: Ceo of @dirtybirdschicken

I am the parent of a 16 soon to be 17 y/o… I think one of the most important things I’ve done for her and that has been the most impactful was to not only start my own business, but to keep pushing through. Read more>>

Kayla McGlory: Luxury Food Stylist

R & B Charcuterie was founded off the strength of I want to leave a legacy for my children. R stands for Roman, 1.5 years old + B is for Brody, 3 years of age. Both of my parents are extremely hard working people who’ve built a comfortable life working in Corporate America. Read more>>

Tiffany Moore: Educator, Councilwoman & Advocate

The most important thing I have done as a parent to impact the lives of my children is to always let them know “their journey is unique to them”. As a mother of three boys, 17-year-old BJ and 9-year-old twins Dallas and Dylan, it has always been important for me to instill confidence in them and assure them they are exactly the person God created them to be. Read more>>

January Few: LPC, Psychologist & Author

Tell the truth, shame the devil! Being a parent is the hardest assignment that I have ever had! It can frequently be a thankless job, yet the most gratifying. I now hold the titles of, counselor, doctor, beautician/barber, stylist, teacher, chef, multi-tasker all rolled into mother. Read more>>

Telecia Stanton: Author, Founder of Dreamz 2 Success Movement

I taught my daughter what unconditional love means. She understands how important Values and setting high goals regardless of failure. Keep focused on your goals. Read more>>

Rousawn Dozier: Keynote Speaker & Mindset Consultant

Being a dad has challenged me in so many ways. I’ve had to grow as a leader as well as an overall person in general. My kids are still relatively young but the number one thing I try to instill in them is confidence. Read more>>