The Measure of a Man as Seen in a Good Dog

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One good dog influenced a man and everyone he met.

Raising Compassionate Boys: “Don’t Be A Pussy”

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Kozo Hattori explains to his sons why to never use or react to the saying, “Don’t be a pussy.”

Transforming University Rape Culture from the Inside Out

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Michael J. Russer is glad that universities are now being held accountable for managing rape and sexual assault cases. But he also believes we have to get to the root causes of rape culture before we can see real change.

I am My Brother’s Keeper

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Who are your brothers, who is your sister. Let’s bring back thoughts of humanity as family.

Raising Compassionate Boys: Compassion for Racist

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A racist confronts a 4 year old and teaches Kozo Hattori a valuable lesson about compassion and parenting.

Raising Compassionate Boys: Discipline

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Kozo Hattori explores the intersection of compassion and discipline.

7 Reasons Why Men With Sisters Make Some Of The Best Boyfriends

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Who knew that guys with sisters made the best mates? A young female writer did. Here’s what she realized.

Raising Compassionate Boys: Healing Mistakes

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“The wound is the place where the light enters you” ~Rumi (on parenting?) One morning when my older son was 6 year old, he would not get out of bed until 7:45–30 minutes before school started. Then he wouldn’t eat his eggs since he was distracted by his Pokemon cards, so I threw the cards […]

Raising Compassionate Boys: An Experiment in Parenting

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In response to the plethora of school shootings, sexual assaults, and viral humiliations, Kozo Hattori is arming his sons with compassion.

Does a Man Walk a Woman to Her Car, Even When She Says No?

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Many women have learned not to depend on a man. So when she says she doesn’t need you to walk her to her car, at nighttime, on a dark street, do you walk her anyway?

Suffering, Sorrow, and Being Nine Years-Old

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Derek Penwell was nine years old when friend of his was badly burned. And it caused him to think about how we witness one another’s pain.

5 Nice Things You Can Do Today

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A few nice gestures might not change the world, but what a great place to start.

Step By Step: A Brother’s Lesson in Love, Empathy and Giving Back

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Hunter Grandee recently completed a 40-mile walk in his hometown with his brother in an attempt to raise awareness about cerebral palsy. Erin Kelly examines the lesson we can all learn from his efforts.

“let your kids be who they r, don’t project your dreams onto them”

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How to be a Modern Dad in 5 Easy-to-Follow Rules

How to be a Modern Dad in 5 Easy-to-Follow Rules

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To be an engaged and present parent, Tsach Gilboa offers five simple guidelines to live by.

Dear Parents, Let’s Talk About Kids and Gender Roles

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Gretchen Edwards-Bodmer is raising a happy and joyful son without following rigid gender roles or rules. And she wants you to understand why.