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December 22, 2013
This is Why Atheists *Should Not* Teach Their Kids About Santa Claus
The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, explains reasons atheists should not teach...
December 22, 2013
This is Why Atheists *Should* Teach Their Kids About Santa Claus
The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, explains reasons atheists should teach their...
December 17, 2013
When I Wanted to Adopt Kids, the Agency Asked About My Religious Beliefs. What Would You Have Done?
Last week's post by Veronica Chenik Gilmore, about her adopted children, held special significance for me....
December 11, 2013
We’re Atheists, We Have Seven Kids (Four of Whom Were Adopted), and We’re All Happy Freethinkers
This is a guest post by Veronica Chenik Gilmore. ... "You are so blessed" “You’re...
November 21, 2013
Video: Screaming Eight-Year-Old Boy Is Terrified His Atheist Mom Is Going To Hell
My kids are 8 and 11 years old. You'd better believe that neither of them...
November 11, 2013
A Forum for Secular Moms
Mandy explains why she began a forum for Secular Moms:
October 07, 2013
Ask Richard: My Non-Religious Relatives Want to Attend Church for Their Future Children
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, Recently my sister...
October 02, 2013
A Blog Carnival for Atheist Parenting
If you do any sort of writing about secular parenting, Karen Loethen would love to...
August 25, 2013
A Conference on How to Raise Your Kids Without God
The Long Island Secular Parenting Forum is putting together a one-day conference for non-religious parents...
August 25, 2013
When Atheist Children Are As Good As Dead To Their Parents
As a parent and an atheist, I got blindsided this morning. One of the most...
August 13, 2013
Some Rare Sound Advice on Christian/Atheist Child-Rearing
First, the newsweekly The Week has a love-advice column. Who knew? But that's not what's...
July 16, 2013
In Indonesia, Where You Can Be Sent to Prison for Not Believing in God, Atheist Parents Are Meeting on Facebook
Indonesia is not a safe place for atheists. It's home to Alexander Aan, who was...
July 05, 2013
Dale McGowan: How to Raise (Actual) Freethinkers
At the Oklahoma Freethought Convention a couple of weeks ago, Dale McGowan, author of Parenting...
July 03, 2013
It Shouldn’t Be This Hard for Atheist Homeschooling Parents to Find Material
A few months ago, I wrote about a project that KellyAnne Kitchin and Jenn Gauthier...
June 28, 2013
Evolution Toys for Kids
Palm Kids, a company dedicated to making educational toys for children, is getting ready to...
June 05, 2013
Christian Mother to Daughter: If You Remain Abstinent Until You’re 20, I’ll Give You $1,000
The good: Mother Katie Hughes talked to her daughters about sex when she felt they...
June 02, 2013
Introducing the Child-Friendly Faith Project
I wanted to let you all know I recently accepted a position on the Board...
May 20, 2013
Ask Richard: My Six-Year-Old Son is an Outspoken Atheist
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I'm not usually...
April 26, 2013
That Religion Doesn’t Make Sense (A Song for Children)
The little girl is wise beyond her years... and the ending cracked me up :)...
March 12, 2013
Shades of Black Atheism #10: Raising Children as Christians, Justin Bonaparte
Justin Bonaparte, a 39-year-old Charlotte resident told me that he “was raised in a nominally...
February 25, 2013
Ask Richard: Atheist Mother: My Daughter is Going to Church
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I have read...
February 09, 2013
Dale McGowan Announces That His Next Book Will Focus on Religious/Non-Religious Marriages
Dale McGowan -- who has already cornered the market in writing about atheist parenting --...
February 03, 2013
A Talk on Raising Humanist Children
Last Sunday, Katherine Ozment, a Boston-based freelance writer, spoke to the Humanist Community at Harvard...
January 19, 2013
Smug Methodist Responds to ‘Why I Raise My Children Without God’
In response to Deborah Mitchell's incredibly popular (and highly controversial) CNN iReport article about why...
January 16, 2013
Why Raise Your Children Without God?
Deborah Mitchell has two children and neither of them was raised with religion. In a...
January 15, 2013
American Atheists Will Provide Childcare at Annual Convention
Over the past few years, there's been a push to make atheist conventions more worthwhile...
January 14, 2013
Ask Richard: Telling My Daughters Their Father Committed Suicide
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. I need help so much....
January 06, 2013
What Should Non-Religious Parents Teach Their Children About Faith?
Katherine Ozment (herself a "none") tackles the issue of how to raise kids without religion...
January 04, 2013
The 700 Club: Once Atheists Have Kids, They’ll Start Believing in God
On the most recent edition of The 700 Club, after a decent segment on the...
December 03, 2012
Ask Richard: Secular Mother’s First Grader Is Suddenly Worried About Practicing Christianity
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard, I have a...
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