We asked some of the best parents we know to tell us about the most important thing they’ve done as parents and have shared their wisdom below.

Katie Duncan | Co-Founder, Wanderwild

This is SUCH a good question. At Wanderwild, we believe that “Experiences are Everything.” The ideas and thought process behind the very foundation of our business, began in our own homes with our families. We strive to live this out daily with our children. It’s not just about scoring goals at soccer games, going skiing on the weekends, or helping the community around us. It’s asking yourself, what good are we going to do with this day? Who are we going to impact with our words and actions? How are we going to appreciate it in a new way, by learning about and being grateful for its’ mere existence. It’s understanding and teaching our children how we can leave footprints in each moment that make the world a better place. Read more>>

Daniel Ward | Owner/President of Inward Fitness – Personal Training – Corporate Wellness – Sports Performance

To use your voice and stand up for yourself and those around you. Especially those who may not have the confidence or come from a stronger place of standing up for themselves and what they believe. I’m also imparting the importance of knowing where you come from ie. your family history that would include the victories as well as the struggles. A lot of people/ancestors have worked very hard for my daughters to be in the position they are in currently. Read more>>

Vasiliki Bieber | Owner – Rockstar Rentals Marketing Director

Parenting is one of the most difficult things I have ever done. Seriously. You can read books, watch movies and docuseries, you can talk to your friends, family, and even co-workers and you still worry that you’re somehow going to mess up your kids; and you question everything. A few things I learned about parenting in 2020, while our business was sort of ‘on-hold’ due to the pandemic, was from listening to an ungodly amount of true-crime podcasts (queue the laughter here). I know, I know – this already sounds ridiculous, even as I am sitting here typing it all out. Read more>>