BabbleCares is the first online destination for parents who want to make the world a better place. We aim to bring together great stories and resources for parents who are interested in making a difference -- in their communities or around the world -- with a special focus on using social media and other digital tools in those efforts. We hope you find inspiration here and feel emboldened to go out and make your own change in the world.
Here's an easy way for kids to give back and make a difference this summer: join a virtual club to help fight hunger. Kids, families, and schools will find hands-on service learning projects and be inspired by the ways other kids are changing the world.
Disney ducks race through It's a Small World for charity. It's pretty awesome!
The tornado in Moore, Oklahoma yesterday has left people with nothing. Here is a list of ways to help.
Memorial Day is more than just a chance to fire up the grill. Here are 10 ways, large and small, that you and your family can honor troops, military families, and veterans this Memorial Day.
Charity albums, summer camps, cancer wellness centers - some of the biggest names in music are giving back in surprising ways.
May 17th is Endangered Species Day. Here's how you and your family can celebrate and help animals!
My awesome aunt Kit died of cancer. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in her thirties and had a mastectomy, and then lived for a decade in remission. Then that vile jerk cancer came back, and at the age of 49 she passed away. I’m still pissed off about it. Next Wednesday, May 22nd, is MORE »
Did you have gestational diabetes? If you’re among the estimated 2 to 10% of all pregnant women who do get it, it’s important to know that you now have a higher risk than average of getting type 2 diabetes in your lifetime. According to the National Diabetes Education Program, “Women with a history of gestational MORE »
You can change the way you think about other people. You can choose to see their humanity first. – Melinda Gates, Co-chair, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation One of the reasons I greatly admire the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is because its two fearless leaders, Bill and Melinda Gates, honestly believe this: We believe all MORE »
She's not just Channing's wife, she is also all about helping other new mothers who may not be as fortunate.
I know the headline of this post is a bit on the terrifying spectrum, but it’s the exact same phrase used on the subheading of a press release issued by Save the Children this week that highlights some of their major findings in this year’s State of the World’s Mother report. What I find astonishing about the MORE »
When you are concerned about deeply entrenched social problems, it can feel overwhelming. One person, what can one person (who is not resourced like Bill Gates or Bono) really do? I remember when I worked for a domestic violence shelter I went to a party where I realized my friends were advocates and social workers MORE »
Nonprofits need charitable donations. For profit companies don't. Learn why you shouldn't respond to professional telemarketers calling for a charitable donation.
One Million Babies Don’t Make it Past Their Birth Days: Let’s Keep Birth Days A Cause for Celebration
Around the world, one million babies don't live past their birth day. Here's a peek at Save The Children's new report about the State of the World's Mothers 2013, and a few organizations working to improve the health of mothers and babies.
This Saturday you and your mail carrier can help put food on the table for millions of families in America. Join the nation's largest single-day food drive!