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June 17, 2018
As Non-Religious Numbers Grow, More Parents Are Raising Kids Without Religion
You don't need religion to teach ethics and morality. Atheist parents understand that.
May 27, 2018
Watch This Film About Moms Who, Unlike Gwyneth Paltrow, Are Committed to Science
New parents are inundated with irrational advice, but these moms are sticking to science and...
May 01, 2018
How to Discipline Your Children Without Religion
What do you do when God, Hell, and Bible-based physical abuse are out of the...
February 15, 2018
Christian Writer: You Need Jesus If You Want to Be a Better Mother
If there's one lesson mothers learn by painful experience, it's this: there is no single...
February 03, 2018
A Slate Columnist Gave Awful Advice to These Well-Meaning Atheist Parents
The atheist parents wanted to know how to teach their kids about God without bashing...
July 20, 2017
Here’s How Atheist Parents Raise Their Children
Aren't atheist parents just indoctrinating kids into their NON-religion? That's one of the questions these...
July 03, 2017
What Would You Tell This Young Atheist Getting Bullied By Her Christian Friend?
Theresa Edwards' daughter just finished fourth grade and she learned an important lesson this year:...
June 03, 2017
Reza Aslan and Jessica Jackley Describe How They Make Their Interfaith Marriage Work
In a recent TEDx talk, Reza Aslan and Jessica Jackley discussed how marriages between people...
March 13, 2017
The Atheist Parent Challenge: Is It Indoctrination If You Steer Your Kids Toward Godlessness?
If I, as an atheist, raise a kid who becomes religious, have I failed as...
March 12, 2017
A Message to Religious Parents: Don’t Just Teach Your Kids the “Good” Parts of Your Faith
YouTuber Alex J. O'Connor (a.k.a. CosmicSkeptic) has a response for religious parents who say they...
January 10, 2017
How I’m Raising My Non-Religious Children in a Religious Community
As a secular family living in the South, this is what we do to help...
December 16, 2016
The Quintessential Book of Advice for Atheist Parents Just Got Bigger and Better
Of all the books I've recommended to readers over the years, one that I've kept...
August 06, 2016
The Problem with Grooming Kids Into Your Religious Faith
TheraminTrees shows us that if we treated other subjects the same way we treat religion,...
July 29, 2016
My Son Asked Me: Does the President Have to Be Religious?
After hearing multiple references to God during this week's speeches at the Democratic National Convention,...
July 19, 2016
Gibraltar Court Rules That Catholic Mother Can’t Baptize Son Without Atheist Father’s Approval
It's always tough to figure out how to raise a children when the parents are...
June 22, 2016
Why Is Grandma Talking To Her Food? How to Explain Prayer to Children
David McAfee, the author of several books about faith and atheism, has teamed up with...
June 21, 2016
A New Book Explores How Non-Religious Parents Are Filling the Faith Gap
For years now, Katherine Ozment has been exploring how the ever-growing segment of non-religious parents...
May 03, 2016
Divorce is Even Harder on the Kids When One Parent is Shunned By the Other’s Religious Community
Life is tough for a divorced parent whose ex has joint custody of the kids...
April 21, 2016
Christian Mythology for Kids
, a Book for Atheist Parents
Last year, author Chrystine Trooien ran a successful Kickstarter campaign for a book introducing Christian...
April 18, 2016
Toronto Writer, Raised a Catholic, Wonders If Letting Her Son Grow Up Without Religion Was Selfish
Two Torontonians, both raised Catholic, decided to let their son grow up without religious dogma....
January 14, 2016
Here’s How My 5-Year-Old Daughter Discovered the Truth About Santa
It was supposed to be easy. And during our first venture as parents, it was...
December 22, 2015
Only a Weird, Cherry-Picked Version of the Data Shows That Religion Is Uniformly Good For Kids
Does religion poison everything, per Christopher Hitchens? W. Bradford Wilcox (below), director of the University...
November 20, 2015
A New Book Explores How the Religious “Nones” Are Raising Their Children
As the demographics of the U.S. shift away from organized religion, it brings up a...
November 10, 2015
How Should You Raise Your Kids When You Find Value in Religion but Don’t Really Believe in God?
There have been a number of books published over the past few years about how...
August 12, 2015
How to Talk to Your Kids About Religion When You’re an Atheist
Earlier this year, Wendy Thomas Russell wrote a book about raising children without religion called...
July 12, 2015
5 Reasons Atheist Parents Shouldn’t Teach Religion to Their Kids
The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses 5 reasons atheist parents shouldn't...
June 12, 2015
A Mother and Daughter Discuss the Lack of Atheist Presidents in This Beautiful Visual Story
Last month, I posted about a conversation between Kate Cohen and her nine-year-old daughter. She...
May 06, 2015
A Child Asks: Why Hasn’t There Been an Atheist President?
Kate Cohen's daughter wants to be the first woman President. But since Hillary Clinton may...
April 24, 2015
When (and How) to Talk to Your Kids About Religion
This is a guest post written by David G. McAfee. He is author, most recently,...
April 18, 2015
A New Children’s Book Explores How to Make the Most of Life (God Not Included)
Michelle Iturrate has written a short neat book for children all about exploring the world...
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