Parenting is an incredibly important responsibility and so we wanted to get a conversation going with input from parents in the community. We asked them: what is the most important thing you’ve done as a parent? We’ve highlighted some of the responses below.

Mayan Rohrer | Real Estate Agent

My daughter was born the day before Mother’s Day in 2020. The way I’ve shown up as a working mother is different than I anticipated. The lessons I’ve learned over the last two years, I hope, will allow me to make a positive impact on my daughter’s life. Before I became a mother, it was important to me to have a clear division between my career and personal life. That went right out the window for many parents as we faced living, working, and educating in lockdown. Read more>>

Nicole Pasillas | Photographer, Coach & Teacher

I am a mother of two beautiful boys, and everyday I look at them I know no matter what is going on I have have to be the best version of myself. We have gone through so much in the last couple years and now as a single mother I hold two titles (Mom and Dad) but I take on that role with grace and love. I have a saying, “I make my own rainbows,” I say that because through any storm that we have been in or may go through I won’t wait for the storm to clear, I will make sure to get out of it and find the rainbow at the end. Read more>>

Raquel Gerlani | Content creator

The most important thing I’ve done as a parent was to make the hard decision to move to United States while my son stayed with his father so i could focus on working and making a career so I could provide a better life and hopefully a brighter future for him. While I am here I am able to provide a better education for him, pay for courses that will definitely benefit him in the future. It is a sacrifice we had to make for a better future. Read more>>

Quinten Spencer | Touring Rapper- Hvoid.

The most important thing I instill on my kids is to never be afraid to go after your dreams. What your passionate about can take you far with hard work. Read more>>