Parent with Purpose

9 Small, Science-Based Family-Life Upgrades that Prepare Kids to Live Kind

Giving your family routine a few big-hearted upgrades can make it easier to raise thoughtful, kind kids willing to reach out to that new student sitting alone at lunch or brave enough to stand with the student getting taunted by a bully. Ultimately these kind routines will help children become adults who strive to make a difference in the world.

Little Green Thumbs: A Guide to Doing Good with the Family Garden

At Doing Good Together™ we love to find ways to make a difference, not occasionally, but regularly, as part of the hobbies and habits we already pursue. Here are four easy ways you and your little one can make a difference with this summer's family vegetable garden and three essential reasons to make gardening your favorite family hobby!

I Wonder: Tools to Inspire Curiosity, Reflection, and Empathy in Kids

For nearly fifteen years Doing Good Together has connected parents with essential tools to open a thoughtful dialogue with their kids. We've seen time and again that by reflecting on our experiences, volunteer efforts, and everyday interactions, children develop strong skills in compassion and problem-solving.

Resilient Parenting through Illness

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.

5 Gifts Every Family Needs More of All Year Long

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.