Ask a Scientologist–Scientology Parent Answers Four Questions Including “What Are Common Misconceptions About Scientology?”

Tad Reeves, of the Scientology Parent blog, answers 14 questions posed by a student about Scientology. Here are the last four answers. Published courtesy of the Scientology Parent website.11)IS THERE A SCHOOL SPECIFICALLY FOR PEOPLE TO LEARN ONLY SCIENTOLOGY THAT IS SEPARATE FROM THE TRADITIONAL SCHOOL SYSTEM? Scientology is a religious philosophy, but it is not and was never intended to be a replacement for a full education.  Clearly, if one wanted to become a Scientology practitioner, … [Read more...]

What is it Like to Be a Scientologist?

There is an excellent article on World Religion News on what it's like to be a Scientologist.It also appears on the Scientology Parent website and was written by  that parent, Tad Reeves.Tad threw it open to other Scientologists to answer a question submitted by a student:In your personal opinion, how do you think Scientology is different from other religions ex: Christianity, Catholic[ism], Islam, when it comes to day to day living?The article on World Religion News takes ex … [Read more...]

Scientology Auditing for the Mom and Dad

How does the Scientology practice of Auditing relate to the day-to-day grind of being a mother, or to the stresses of having a child? Kirstie and Jason recently completed extensive programs of Scientology auditing at their local Church, and give here a nuts & bolts overview of what it's meant to them as parents, and for their relationship as husband & wife.Has Scientology Auditing Made You a Better Parent? – Scientology... scientologyparent.com Kirstie and Jason a … [Read more...]

How Do I Get My Child to Listen to Me?

This posting by Cheri Hall appears on the Scientology Parent blog.  Ms. Hall  has been an educator for over 38 years.A very common complaint that comes up from parents is that their child just doesn’t listen. “How do I get my child to listen to me?”Take parents of small children. You have told your child many times to pick up his toys, or to wipe his hands on a napkin not his shirt, or to please not grab the toy from his younger sister’s hands. You’ve said this many times. So, why is it s … [Read more...]

Children are People Too, Right?

Courtesy of the Scientology Parent blog Of course we all know that children are people too, not some unknown species. As a parent, we may do very well with this concept. However, surprisingly a lot of the things some parents do in the handling of their children goes against this simple concept: Children are men and women, just like you and me.L. Ron Hubbard stated the following in an essay entitled How to Live with Children published in his book Scientology: A New Slant on Life … [Read more...]

Applying Scientology as a Parent to Two Active Boys

Me and my little one on the playgroundI wanted to share a bit of what my experiences have been in applying Scientology as a parent.I have used many of the tools I have learned in Scientology with my children and family. One of these has been such a life-saver to me – simple, yet AMAZING – and it extends from the fact that a huge part of Scientology is learning to understand what real communication is – and then how to communicate effectively. Family Love When my kids are upset … [Read more...]

How do Scientologists Raise Kids

With the recent media hype about Suri Cruise I thought I would share a simple post from a blog I follow, the Scientology Parent that should dispel some of the ridiculous concerns and claims I have heard over the past few days. Brian & LeahMy name is Leah, I was born and raised as a Scientologist as my parents were both Scientologists since  a few years before I was born. I grew up in Queens, NY with 2 brothers. I am a trained Scientology counselor, and have personally had a lot of … [Read more...]

Scientology Parent: Attack of the Why’s – And Why I Embrace Them

My daughter is two and a half, and she’s well into the “attack of the Why’s”.“Why is that car broken, daddy?”“Why is that tractor spraying water, daddy?”“Why did that baby do spit-up, daddy?”“Why is the sun asleep now, daddy?”I’ve met plenty of parents who positively dread the Whys.  Evidently, they find it annoying that their child is constantly asking them, “Why, why why?”I don’t find it annoying at all.  I embrace it.The explanation for such has a lot to do with my … [Read more...]