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PARENTING EXPERT SCOTT HAMMOND TALKS TO IN SEARCH OF FATHERHOOD(R)

Scott Hammond (www.BecomeaBetterFather.com) is a nationally recognized parenting expert, an author of a powerful and positive life-transforming book for Fathers entitled, “Every Day Dad: The Guide To Becoming A Better Man”, husband, and father of nine children. Mr. Hammond took time from his very developing schedule to sit down and chat with IN SEARCH OF FATHERHOOD® about, among other things, his book, the most challenging and rewarding aspects of Fatherhood, and the mixed signals that Men are receiving about masculinity and their parental roles and responsibility.

The first thing we wanted to know was whether Mr. Hammond had received any advice about Fatherhood and, if so, from whom. Mr. Hammond told us that his Father’s relationship with him spoke volumes about parenting from a male perspective:


“Not much was said to me about Fatherhood. What I learned about Fatherhood came from my interaction with my Dad Bob who really employed relationship parenting with me in my teen years throu…

WASHINGTON, DC (USA) JOINS CITIES IN OVER 50 NATIONS AROUND THE WORLD IN OBSERVING 2011 INTERNATIONAL MEN'S DAY

Under the leadership of MATT VOSSLER and MICHAEL STILLWELL of DC Metro Dads (http://www.dcmetrodads.com), the metropolitan area of Washington, D.C. in the United States will join cities in over 50 nations around the world in the observance of 2011 International Men's Day  (http://www.international-mens-day.com) under the theme "Giving Boys The Best Possible Start In Life" on Saturday, 19 November 2011.   International Men's Day was founded in 1999 by Jerome Teelucksingh, Ph.D., a faculty member in the History Department at the University of West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago.  International Men's Day celebrates the contributions and sacrifices that Men from all Walks of Life make to our families, our communities, and our world and shares a 48-hour partnership with Universal Children's Day which is celebrated on 20 November of each year and is endorsed by the United Nations.

Messrs. Vossler and Stillwell have accepted an invitation to serve as the Washington DC…