Our boys need to be taught that their masculinity isn’t fragile enough to be shattered by the toys they choose to play with or the clothes they feel most comfortable in.
raising compassionate boys
Men must be true to their natural ability to instruct young boys into becoming compassionate, future leaders.
I strive to teach my son about superheroes, and they are not professional football players. They are men who return love to diffuse hate.
“I’m slowly starting to realize that the best way to teach my sons is to role model behavior or tell a story. Better yet, tell a story that role models behavior.”
We can raise a whole generation of children who have the capacity to embody what all the great sages have instructed us: Love thy enemy.
Kozo Hattori writes a letter to his sons in case he dies.
A 7 year old teaches Kozo Hattori that real compassion starts with a mirror.
Kozo Hattori explores the intersection of compassion and discipline.