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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
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October 28, 2011
Introducing Mothers Beyond Belief
Noelle George has created a Facebook group for mothers to talk about parenting/pregnancy/etc from a...
October 22, 2011
You Can Teach Values and Ethics Without Religion
Elizebeth Joy isn't raising her children in any religious faith, but she's teaching them a...
October 17, 2011
Ask Richard: Mother Gets Unwelcome Religious Advice About Her Shy Son
Dear Richard, I recently shared concerns I have with my SIL about how my 10-year...
August 26, 2011
You Can’t Win When Kids Ask Questions
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August 22, 2011
We’re Ignoring Parents At Our Movement’s Own Risk
Regarding the topic of how to use our skepticism in more diverse ways, Dren Asselmeier...
August 18, 2011
A Group for Atheist Parents in Chicago
We talk a lot about how to get minorities involved in our groups -- but...
August 15, 2011
What Do You Do When Your Kids Are Indoctrinated Against Your Will?
The scenario: Donald's wife dropped their kids off with her parents for a week. (A...
August 12, 2011
How to Teach Your Child About Religion
Jenny Lawson (a.k.a. The Bloggess) is always entertaining to read, but this piece about her...
August 11, 2011
Guessing a Number to Win a Cross
Dale McGowan tells a story in which his knowledge of the Bible works against him...
June 20, 2011
Ask Richard: Atheist Husband and Father Continues to Go to Church
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May 12, 2011
Ask Richard: Atheist is Asked to Be a Godparent
Hey Richard- I'm a 24-year old atheist living in the mountains of Colorado. My immediate...
April 10, 2011
Handling Children Who Are Not Atheists
If you're an atheist parent, how do you raise your children? With no religion? With...
March 28, 2011
Ask Richard: Mother Lets Son Attend Church, Gets Flak from Fellow Atheists
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March 04, 2011
The Anti-Gay Parents Should Be Able to Adopt Children
In Britain, Eunice and Owen Johns are already foster parents to a handful of children...
February 28, 2011
Does God Hate Her Breasts?
As a male who has no children, I'm not about to make a recommendation to...
January 24, 2011
Ask Richard: My Mom Is Dying. Should I Lie to My Kids About Death?
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December 27, 2010
Ask Richard: My Zealous Catholic Parents Are Indoctrinating My Kids
Hi Richard, I just found your site recently, and am finding it very helpful. Having...
December 21, 2010
Atheists, Christians, and Santa Claus
When Jon Acuff of Stuff Christians Like appeared on a radio show, a caller talked...
December 20, 2010
Ask Richard: Clarity and Honesty in a Relationship With a Christian
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October 25, 2010
Ask Richard: Am I a Hypocrite in a Group of Christian Mothers?
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October 12, 2010
Ask Richard: To Prevent Conflict with In-Laws, Know Your Spouse
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October 07, 2010
Ask Richard: New Dad Misses the Belief that God Will Protect his Daughter
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October 04, 2010
Ask Richard: Teaching My Kids Religious Tolerance and Science at the Same Time
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September 06, 2010
Ask Richard: What Should I Teach My Children about Other People’s Beliefs?
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August 26, 2010
Ask Richard: Atheist Sister Wants to Help Her Younger Brother in India
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August 09, 2010
Ask Richard: What Do I Offer My Kids For Comfort and Assurance?
Hello, I have so much I would love to say and don't know where to...
August 06, 2010
What Would You Include in a Secular “Baptism” Ceremony?
I received an email from a father on behalf of his wife and 14-month-old daughter....
August 03, 2010
Too Soon To Learn About Santa Claus?
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