Tag Archive for: Teaching Empathy

Do Your Kids Understand Compassion–Especially Your Boys?


Sending out an email to the neighborhood watch list for our missing cat, I hoped someone would help us find Sniper soon.  Typically this  sit-by-the-corner-of-the-house-waiting-for-someone-to-open-the-door critter didn’t stray far from home.  Most of the time she’d sit on the steps waiting for the birds to swoop into our backyard for a game of chase then she’d hop to the kitchen windowsill waiting to be let in.  This time I’ll admit I was getting concerned.  Three days missing was a rare event, especially as the temperature was dropping.  Surely someone in the neighborhood would spot her. Read more