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.

Kat Laurange | Artist and Mom

One always worries about getting things right with one’s kids, as there are so many ways things can go wrong, but I think my greatest success with my children is fostering in them a love of books and joy in reading. Read more>>

Michaela Longoria | Professional Cleaner & Organizer

Sometimes, my clients have children at home, and if it’s summer and they want me to bring them over to keep their kids company. These are for my long-term cleaning clients who honestly feel like family at this point. Read more>>

Carmen Gagnon | Hair Artist

I was only a month away from graduating cosmetology school back in 2018 when I found out I was pregnant and dropped out. I had my son and pursued another career before realizing I didn’t want my son to think I didn’t finish because of him. I went back in 2021 to graduate and joined a salon I only a few minutes where my son and I live. My son is now able to see me enjoy what I do for work everyday. He loves it when I do his hair or our family members hair. Read more>>