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October 05, 2012
The Rebirth of a Podcast for Secular Parents
Last year, a podcast directed at secular parents went off the air. But original host...
September 12, 2012
Annaka Harris’ New Book Teaches Children It’s Okay to Say ‘I Don’t Know’
Annaka Harris has written what looks to be a wonderful children's book that atheist parents...
September 04, 2012
Ask Richard: Religious Wife Asks How to Raise Kids with her Atheist Husband
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard, When we married,...
September 02, 2012
Why Can’t This Atheist Accept Her Husband’s Loss of Faith?
There's an article in today's New York Times by Colleen Oakley that's supposed to be...
August 01, 2012
TV Show Looking for Atheist Parents… but There’s a Catch
I can't vouch for this show but the press release was sent my way and...
July 30, 2012
An Atheist Parent’s Promises To Her Children
Tessa Tinney, an atheist parent, has a beautiful post at the Parenting Beyond Belief blog...
July 23, 2012
Camp Quest Awesomeness
Last night I had the great pleasure of donating my dinosaur presentation to Camp Quest...
June 17, 2012
Is It Possible to Raise Children Who Think Rationally?
Definitely a concern for atheist parents. Julia Galef, co-host of the Rationally Speaking podcast, talks...
June 11, 2012
Don’t Judge a Group by Its Worst Followers
Dale McGowan tells this story of a conversation his family had in their car a...
June 07, 2012
How to Create Critical Thinkers: Nudge Them.
On Tuesday, June 5th, the planet Venus appeared to move as a black dot across...
May 21, 2012
Ask Richard: Christian Ex-Wife Tells Young Daughter Daddy is Going to Hell
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard I'm an atheist...
May 14, 2012
Ask Richard: Daughter Conflicting with Religious School Science Teacher
Dear Richard, I am a divorced mother whose religious ex-husband has custody of my daughter....
May 02, 2012
When an Atheist Parent Introduces Her Child to Jesus for the First Time…
Atheist comedian Julia Sweeney (Letting Go of God) recently watched the movie Jesus Christ Superstar...
April 27, 2012
What Beliefs Should Atheists (Not) Teach Their Children?
This is an excerpt from the bad people stole my god by Doug Philips. Philips...
April 23, 2012
Ask Richard: Should My 11-Year-Old Come Out to My Ex-Husband?
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Richard, My 11-year-old son, Max,...
April 03, 2012
Inspiration Comes From All Places
It might sound stupid, but this blog post came about because I saw The Lorax yesterday...
March 20, 2012
Have Kids? Come Visit Camp Quest at the Reason Rally!
So, maybe you have heard that there is this giant rally thing going on this...
March 20, 2012
Ayaan Hirsi Ali Talks About Motherhood
Some wise words from (relatively) new mother Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the author of Infidel, in...
March 12, 2012
Ask Richard: Seven-Year-Old Faces Religious Badgering at School
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard, My son is...
February 18, 2012
The Ten Point Vision Contest Finalists
As most of you likely know, there is a contest underway through the Richard Dawkins...
February 02, 2012
Atheist Parents: What Would You Do Differently?
Once, when I was twelve or so, my dad forgot to pick me up from...
January 20, 2012
The Christian Indoctrination Will Continue Forever
This is a poster going around promoting Pastor Mark Driscoll's awful new book Real Marriage:...
January 09, 2012
Ask Richard: Atheist’s Parents Keep “Magic of Reality” from Younger Brother
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I’m the only...
December 26, 2011
How Can Atheist Parents Break Religion Tradition and Help Their Children?
There are plenty of atheists out there who choose to take their children to a...
December 21, 2011
Introducing Dads Beyond Belief
A couple of months ago, I mentioned a new Facebook group called Mothers Beyond Belief,...
December 14, 2011
Debunking Santa Is Just Practice for God
As Christmas approaches, many atheist parents might be wondering if they should tell their young...
December 02, 2011
The Problems with Biblical Parenting and Discipline
I’m one of those people who wish that theists and atheists could just bury the...
November 08, 2011
Why Would Anyone Spank a Child?
Conservative Christians promote a lot of awful values, but spanking has to be somewhere near...
November 07, 2011
Ask Richard: Helping My Teen Son With His Profound Questions
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. My fourteen-year-old son admitted he...
October 28, 2011
Introducing Mothers Beyond Belief
Noelle George has created a Facebook group for mothers to talk about parenting/pregnancy/etc from a...
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