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?

Vanessa Hernandez | Real Estate Broker

Definitely showing them the power of entrepreneurship and of being your own boss. I want to teach them to invest early and often (preferably in real estate). Read more>>

Robin Hill | Photographer/Artist

I have a daughter, Grace. From an early age I found it important to show her the value of true communication. This meant that when difficult situations arose that they would not be swept under the carpet but held up into the light of day, so that we could deal with it. This held true from her early days at school to today (she is now 23) and has fostered a relationship that is built on rock, not sand. Read more>>

Claudia Gontovnik | Multidisciplinary Artist

As a parent, I think I have along with my husband, been most successful at raising my sons to be good, caring human beings respectful of our differences. I have also been successful at giving them clear limits and rules so they are educated people, and most important, letting them fall and stand back up which is the best way to experience, learn and understand how to cope with what live brings. It’s not prefect of course, but they have all these tools that they can use in life. Read more>>