COMPASSION PARENTING: Founded by pediatrician Dr. Mary Wilde
parent with wisdom, intention & Love
parent with wisdom, intention & Love

Ready for a breakthrough?

Get out of survival mode & reconnect with the joys of parenting...

Parenting is one of the hardest, MOST IMPORTANT jobs there is. 
In it we find our greatest sorrows and our GREATEST JOYS. Parenting is a SACRED GROUND that provides wisdom, strength, & growth, yet we NEED these qualities to parent. 
It seems like the ultimate irony.  Or maybe it's brilliance . . . 

To be in a difficult spot that we care deeply about calls us to be at our BEST. But how do we "show up" well on a daily basis for our kids? How do we become the best parents we can be? 

Maybe you've read ALL the parenting books and #triedallthethings
but you still feel lost on your parenting journey. 
This is common! 
There is a lot of "noise" out there.

Maybe you're an experienced parent just navigating new terrain (we always are!). 
the Compassion Parenting principles will be relevant. 
In case you wondered, this is NOT a Parenting 101 membership—
instead, we'll take a deeper dive into the art of parenting . . .

  • If you are a dedicated, deep-thinking, socially-conscious parent  
  •  If you are looking for an insightful, uplifting parenting community
  • If you like to be educated, yet use personal discernment to chart your parenting path

...the Compassion Parenting Community may be for you!

Become the most awakened, inspired version of yourself so you can provide stability for your children and learn the lessons of life.
Learn to be present. Children need to feel seen, heard, and understood. Being present as a parent will be a gift to your children and to yourself.
Open to a greater sense of love. Loving others is always a risk, but it is the most enduring & reliable principle of parenting (and life) there is!  
 Join the Movement!

Compassion Parenting is a community of dedicated, insightful, socially-conscious parents


  • Be an anchor: Parent from a place of emotional well-being
  • Have a present, mindful heart: Fully experience each moment
  • Dare to love: Open your heart to your family and to the world

Guess What?

As a member, receive ongoing parenting support and direct, actionable guidance on your parenting path. 
All this for less than a dollar a day!!

Compassion Parenting provides a healthy framework to support you at ANY stage of parenting!

Gain clarity. Get grounded. Love more deeply. Teach more effectively. Keep growing.

Join Compassion Parenting & Learn How


  • A welcome gift! New members will receive a digital copy of the Parenting Pearls eBook by Dr. Wilde and a welcome box* by mail! (*U.S. only).
  • ​Inspiring weekly content: Receive, bite-sized pieces of the Compassion Parenting curriculum every week for the first six-months of membership.
  • The Compassion Parenting Facebook Community: Join a group of like-minded parents sharing the journey. Inspiration. Support. Community.
  • Monthly topic discussions/Q&A with Dr. Wilde: Have access to monthly zoom sessions with Dr. Wilde to discuss day-to day application in smaller breakout groups. (Typically held Sat morning or Thurs evening).
  • A Growing Library of Resources: Guest expert talks, Tough Topics in Parenting Series, and parenting book summaries. Cover topics like "How to Talk to Your Kids about Sex," "Setting Social Media Boundaries, " and "Living Green."
  • ​A FREE ticket to the Spring Compassion Parenting Retreat ($297 value): Join the Compassion Parenting community in picturesque, sunny St. George, UT for a weekend of renewal and inspiration! Virtual & in-person options. Next retreat: April 2022!
*For less than a dollar a day, get professional parenting guidance all year long!


  • Listen to the Compassion Parenting Podcast HERE!
Dr. Mary Wilde is an integrative pediatrician and owner of Imagine Pediatrics Behavioral Health and Wellness in St. George.  She and her husband Jason are the parents to 8 sons. Dr. Wilde has spent much of her time as a stay-at-home parent, pursuing her career on a part-time basis to maintain personal and family balance. She is an author, podcaster, and frequent contributor to various online platforms such as Motherly, Red Tricycle, The Mighty, & KevinMD. Dr. Wilde sings with the St. George Chamber Singers and is the president and co-founder of the St. George Children's Choir. Her first book, "Faithful Nurturing: Mothering from the Heart to the Heart" is available on Amazon. Her next book, "Compassion Parenting: Raising Kids with Heart in a Global World" will be coming out in 2022. Visit for more info!

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  • QUICK HINT: Even if ALL you're interested in is the yearly parenting retreat, your membership includes that! Besides our group educational sessions, there's so much to do and see in the Southern Utah area, including hiking at Zion National Park and outdoor yoga. If you are unable to participate in person, virtual options will be available.

FAQ's about the Compassion Parenting Program:

1. What if I don't have much time? Dr. Mary understands the life of a busy parent! She has created the membership content so it can be consumed in bite-sized pieces. The Facebook LIVEs and many of the other videos will be recorded and available for viewing whenever you have a moment to spare. 
2.  Does this group focus on a specific parenting stage? Many of the parenting principles we discuss will help with parenting at ANY stage. We also will delve into specific parenting challenges (like tantrums & potty training for toddlers, social media boundaries for teens, etc.), so you will have the opportunity to get specific questions answered pertinent to the stage you are in. Fortunately, Dr. Mary has personal experience parenting infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school-age kids, teenagers, and adult children and can relate to ALL these stages!  
3. What parenting theories/styles does Dr. Mary align with? Dr. Mary supports ideas from various parenting approaches including positive parenting, responsive parenting, and intentional parenting. Her goal is for you to glean the best wisdom from all reasonable approaches and apply what works!
4. What role do religion & spirituality play in Compassion Parenting? Dr. Mary values spirituality and finds that matters of parenting and family often intersect with faith and/or values. The Compassion Parenting Community is meant to be a respectful, inspiring space where varied perspectives will enrich the dialogue.    
5.  Do I have to pay extra for the retreat if I'm a member? If you're a current member with an active subscription at the time of the retreat, you receive a free ticket as a membership benefit.  If you're not yet a member and would like to purchase a retreat ticket, this comes with a one-year membership to Compassion Parenting! Either way, we've got you covered :)
6.  What if I decide to cancel? You are free to cancel at any time by contacting We welcome your feedback and will do our best to make your Compassion Parenting Membership worthwhile! 
7. Can Dr. Mary provide individual medical advice to group members? Dr. Mary will provide education about specific pediatric health topics, but cannot give individualized medical advice to those outside her clinical practice. If you reside within the State of Utah and would like to schedule a consultation with Dr. Wilde (in-person or virtual), contact Imagine Pediatrics Behavioral Health and Wellness HERE. For those traveling to the Southern Utah area, weekend intensives for Anxiety and ADHD are also available. 
8. Does my spouse need a separate membership to participate? Your spouse or partner is welcome to participate with you in the zoom sessions and at the retreat. You can also request they be added to the Facebook group :)
9. What if I have other questions? Questions can be posed to the group in the Compassion Parenting Facebook community or can be emailed directly to  

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