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April 17, 2015
What To Do (and What Not To Do) If Someone Threatens Your Kid with Hell
Suppose you're a non-believer and someone tells your child that he will go to Hell...
April 09, 2015
How Should You Handle Your Children Telling You They’re Religious?
The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses how to handle your children...
April 06, 2015
An Atheist Dad Left His Kids with a Relative… Who Used the Opportunity to Proselytize. What Should He Do?
I received a message from an atheist father the other day. His sister-in-law wanted to...
March 31, 2015
Your Child’s Going to Hear About Hell Anyway, So Should You Be the First to Bring It Up?
Wendy Thomas Russell, who joined us on the podcast recently, is the author of a...
March 23, 2015
Friendly Atheist Podcast Episode 47: Wendy Thomas Russell, Author of
Relax, It’s Just God
Our latest podcast guest is Wendy Thomas Russell, author of a new book called Relax,...
February 07, 2015
Parenting Without God Isn’t Just a Good Option It’s Increasingly Looking Like the
Last month, an op-ed about secular parenting by Phil Zuckerman, author and Pitzer College professor...
January 31, 2015
“The Belief Book” Teaches Children About Religion from an Atheist Perspective
Any atheist parents out there may want to check out this new children's book about...
December 02, 2014
How Can Atheist Parents Celebrate the Holidays with Their Children?
Heather Henderson has a very practical guide for how atheists can still make the most...
October 30, 2014
If You Want Your Kids to Become Atheists…
Dale McGowan explains how he came to his non-religious beliefs and how he gave his...
October 06, 2014
WaPo Reporter Gene Weingarten, a Pulitzer Prize Winner, Wrote “Me & Dog,” a Children’s Book on Godlessness
I consider the Washington Post's Gene Weingarten to be one of the best journalists in the...
September 22, 2014
Friendly Atheist Podcast Episode 19: Dan Arel, Author of Parenting Without God
Our latest podcast guest is Dan Arel, author of Parenting Without God:
September 19, 2014
New Survey Shows That White Evangelicals Prefer Teaching Children Obedience Over Curiosity, Creativity, and Tolerance
The Pew Research Center has released a study examining how political polarization affects the values...
September 19, 2014
That’s One Way to Make an Interfaith Marriage Work for You
The Onion wins again:
September 19, 2014
What Should Atheist Parents Do if Their Child Becomes Religious?
The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, answers the question: What should atheist...
August 22, 2014
Why You Shouldn’t Teach Your Children That Hell is Real
Dan Arel has written a wonderful book about raising children as an atheist parent. It...
August 18, 2014
Friendly Atheist Podcast Episode 10: Dale McGowan, Author of
In Faith and In Doubt
***Update***: We're now on Stitcher. ... Our latest podcast guest is Dale McGowan, the author...
August 17, 2014
Should Atheist Parents Actively Guard Children Against Religion?
The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, answers the question: Should atheist parents...
May 15, 2014
Humanism for Children: A Book for the Balkans
A group called the Center for Civil Courage is trying to publish a book about...
May 05, 2014
Ask Richard: Grandmother Proselytizing Young Boy Behind His Atheist Parents’ Backs
Dear Richard, My mother is a practicing Pentecostal Christian and has recently begun heavily witnessing...
April 24, 2014
Annaka Harris’ Children’s Book About the Virtues of Saying “I Don’t Know” is Free to Download Through Mother’s Day
Last year, Annaka Harris published a children's book that was ideal for atheist parents. It...
April 17, 2014
Actress Alicia Silverstone Joins the “Vaccinate Your Kids Only if You Feel Like It” Club
Following the leads of Jenny McCarthy, Mayim Bialik, and Kristin Cavallari, actress Alicia Silverstone (you...
April 16, 2014
How Carl Sagan Talked to His Daughter About Death
Last month, we heard from Carl Sagan's son Nick about his father's legacy. Now it's...
April 02, 2014
How to Discipline Your Children Without God
When Deborah Mitchell posted an article on iCNN about why she doesn't raise her children...
March 07, 2014
An Atheist Speaks About Her Miscarriage
Shanon Nebo became pregnant with her second child at about the same time her brother's...
February 14, 2014
If Aesop Were an Atheist…
A lot of kids are taught morals at Sunday School or through watered-down biblical stories,...
February 03, 2014
After Pastor Jim Mulholland Left His Faith, Concerned Christians Wondered ‘But What About Your Young Daughter?’
When Jim Mulholland was a still a pastor, long before he drifted towards atheism, he...
January 15, 2014
A Gift for Atheist Parents: ‘Don’t Baptize’ Shirts for Their Babies
I know, I know, we talk a lot about not labeling babies with the religious...
January 15, 2014
What Should Atheists Parents Do When Their Child Wants to Get Baptized?
In a piece for the Guardian, James Harrington writes about he and his wife --...
January 01, 2014
VeggieTales Creator: Christians Avoid Teaching Kids to Think Critically Because They Might Do It
A couple of months ago, Philosophy professor Peter Boghossian released a book with a very...
December 27, 2013
Atheism and the Need for ‘Sacred Spaces’ for Ritual: Are They in Conflict?
Suzanne Moore at The Guardian writes about the thought process that went into holding some...
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