Mentoring is Love: Love is Power

Mentoring is Love

Tweet Ben Palmer shares how the practice of mentoring is an act of love. To selflessly devote yourself to the investment and support of another human is love. – Before you begin reading this article, please open a new tab in your web browser and Google Images the word, “love.” What you will find is […]

5 Real Responses from Kids Living at Home Without Dad

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A 13 year old boy asks friends how they really felt about their parents splitting up when dad isn’t around like before.

Yes, the Hug-a-Thug Approach is Powerful in Gang Intervention

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Anthony Goulet believes that to facilitate healing with at-risk youth, what you need is the only thing that can penetrate the street-armor without harming anyone…Love.

The Man Who Killed Our Son Still Needs Our Prayers

The Man Who Killed Our  Son Needs Our Prayers

In Part I of Nicole Franklin’s series on race and forgiveness, she examines Lucia McBath’s request for prayers for Michael Dunn, the man who murdered her 17 year old son, Jordan Davis.

Before Autism Touched my Life

Before Autism

Shavon Brown-Robinson thought she had figured out the perfect balance in her life until Autism gave her a new perspective.

Ban Bossy…But Don’t Stop There

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Elke Govertsen believes we need to show the same respect for boys that we do for girls by pushing people to stop using the harmful words in our language like “wimpy”, “sissy” and “be a man”.

Mentoring: A Social Investment in Boys (Video)

Power of mentoring

Chris Emdin and Edmund Adjapong share about the power of mentorship and how a personal commitment in a boy’s future can make a difference in his life.

Don’t Do That; In a Real Time World Parents Need New Ways to Set Limits


Laine Colley encourages parents to toss out old patterns of setting limits and choose better pathways in today’s progressive world of new boundaries.

How D&D Helped My Autistic Son Make Friends, Navigate Reality and Have More Confidence

D&D Helped Autistic Son

Dungeons and Dragons isn’t just a fantasy game that isolates its fans into their parents’ basements, it might be one of the best socialization tools Autistic kids can have.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Men: The Top 10 Issues of Men in 2014

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Men’s roles are changing almost faster than we can keep up with the change. Here are ten reasons that make the conversation about men so incredibly important.

100 Words on Love: More Like Tony Soprano Than Mother Teresa


I never could have known that loving my children would be more like stone cold ruthlessness.

The Book Club Experiment: Engaging Boys of Color in Reading

The Book Club Experiment

Without the super-teacher power to transform herself into a tall, strong, articulate Black Latino man, Marilyn Anderson Rhames found a new way to engage her struggling male students to read.

Seriously, Can We Stop Calling The Cops On Little Black Kids Already?


Denene Millner recounts the story of the 11 year-old boy who was held at gunpoint by cops… for building a treehouse in his own back yard.

What I’ve Learned About Autism From My Son

What I've Learned About Autism

Anthony Goulet learned to see the world through his son’s eyes and what he saw was something he wished he could share with the world.

It’s Not About A Backpack, It’s About Raising A Happy Human Being

Raising a Happy Human

Mandy Brasher isn’t interested in teaching her son how to be a boy, she wants to raise a happy human being who knows how to love himself and others just the way they are.

Beyond Fatherlessness; Finding New Ways to Deal With Emotional Needs of Minority Boys

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Blaming the absence of fathers for all issues surrounding minority boys is easy; but, a deeper look can reveal other pressing concerns.