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.
The back-to-school season is a great time to re-orient ourselves to our priorities. Together, let's resolve to make this a big-hearted school year, full of compassion, reflection, and thoughtful acts of kindness.
Here at Doing Good Together, we'd like to suggest one small addition to your family adventure: plan for a few intentional acts of road trip kindness.Let's teach our children that our essential values of compassion and empathy don't take a vacation. Acts of kindness are a natural part of daily life, even on the road.
Send children's art to Color-a-Smile instead of the recycle bin! This wonderful, nonprofit organization accepts all standard-sized kids drawings and sends them on to nursing homes, meals-on-wheels recipients, hospitals, and other individuals in need of a smile.
Borba's latest book Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in our All-About-Me World is essential reading for big-hearted parents everywhere. While you wait for your copy to arrive, allow me to share highlights from my recent conversation with Michelle Borba herself.