This week we are honored to welcome a guest post by Heather Von St. James. Heather is a 12-year mesothelioma cancer survivor and activist. Heather's experience as a parent and an advocate offers incredible lessons in resilient, big-hearted parenting.
Let's make one overarching resolution together: going forward let's share more intentional compassion, more love, more time with the people around us. Here are few tips to make it happen!
Here's the truth about the holidays. One family alone cannot cancel the chaos. We cannot simplify our way out of the year-end hustle. And we just might need a little help! If you have some spare energy that you didn't have a year or two or twenty ago, reach out to a family you love with gifts that will lighten the worry weight of the holiday season.
Share hygge (pronounce hoo-ga) this holiday season with Doing Good Together's compassion-themed count down to the new year!
In this age of divisiveness, disturbing headlines, and excessive devices, strong communication skills are more important than ever. Let's make time to practice these skills as a family. Here we offer 7 skills your family can begin practicing right now.
Now is the time to adopt a method of giving thanks that feels meaningful, intentional, and empowering for every member of our families. Our tips will help you get started!
Since it came out in 2006, McCloud's book Have You Filled a Bucket Today: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids has become essential reading in schools and homes across the country. I recently had the privilege of chatting with Carol McCloud and learning more about her bucket-filling adventures.
We've gathered a collection of resources to help your family begin to approach the tender topic of death and grief with big hearts and open arms.
One parent in our Membership Circle encountered many parent's nagging fear -- will my child be the bully -- on the very first day of school, and she has graciously agreed to let DGT share her story.
Life is change, and the key to a fulfilled, meaningful life often lies in our ability to manage change effectively. If we can help our kids learn great transition skills, they’ll have the foundation to meet life with the resilience it demands.