Father’s Day, Pana style.
Discover the man behind the brand in our Father’s Day Q&A with Pana Organic founder Pana Barbounis and his beautiful family (furry and otherwise).
1. How are you spending Father’s Day this year?
It will no doubt will begin with an early morning walk with my wife, it’s good to find a moment of quiet before the day unfolds. Then I will immerse myself in the kitchen and cook for my three kids. This is how I relax.. Then it will most probably be a day of fun, cards, and board games.
2. What does being a parent mean to you?
It’s something to never take for granted, a miracle! I’m super grateful.
3. What inspires you as a parent?
The growth of my kids, their own personalities, and their take on life, how amazingly they adapt and take on challenges.
4. How does your family inspire you?
Well.. if I start with my parents, they gave me an unbelievable start to life with lots of love, food and family always just being around. This still continues! My wife, our growth together and learnings, holding the space for each other. And of course, my kids, their own motivations of life are an inspiration.
5. How do you juggle work and parenting?
Don’t juggle! It’s part of life and you learn to love it.
6. What you would love to receive this father’s day and why?
For the past few years, I have combined my birthday (Leo) with Father’s Day. We have organised a tree planting family day, the ultimate gift of time with my wife and kids, time spent with nature. And… a gift that just keeps on giving. Due to the current unsettled environment, we couldn’t plan this ahead, so a Pana Organic Hot Chocolate made for me at any point through the day, will suffice this year!
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