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22 Lessons I Want My Children to Learn About Christmas!

Christmas has become many things. Christmas is commercial, Christmas is religious, Christmas is contradiction after contradiction and often Christmas is hypocritical. I am a Christian and I cannot deny these things. So how do I teach my children about something that is all these things? How do I teach my children the good and the bad? Or do I? Do I sugar coat the holiday? Do I just give them the Bible? Do I just repeat what preacher after preacher might tell us?

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Why I Do Not Regret My Past

When I became a mother, really even before, I decided on many things that I hoped to teach my children as they grow. Many of which are from my own history and experience. About a year ago I wrote a blog post that has been relatively controversial. I knew when writing it I would have […]

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How to Raise Strong, Moral, Respectful Children without Religion

There is a long-standing belief that morals are tied to religion in some manner or another. However, I believe that it is possible, and truly most people do, teach their kids morals and values, and religion is not a part of it. You do not have to be religious to be a good, moral, and […]

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Gender Discrimination in Religion: Why I Want to Teach My Kids Differently

I am Christian and honestly, I should not feel a need to preface posts about religion with that. Why do I? Because no matter what I say, if it seems threatening to the religion many can doubt my faith. It is unbelievable to me that faith is taken to be unwavering. That should not be […]

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Obedience: 3 Reasons I Cringe at the Word and It’s Lessons

Of course, I want my children to mind authority. I want my children to listen to their father and I and I want my children to follow the rules. Yet, I do not believe in black and white. I also want my children to be free thinkers. I want my children to grow up and […]

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History of Easter and Its Symbols

I’ve always been kind of stumped by the secular symbols that become so prominent in Christian holidays. Like where did the Bunny actually come from? I’m a big history buff. I have a Bachelors of History of Art and Visual Culture. During my time seeking my degree I learned a lot about the Christian Church […]

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Why I Plan to Teach My Kids to Have Sex Before Marriage

  As a parent sex can be a topic we avoid. It can be awkward, scary, and often times we just do not know what to say. I have a broad open stance on the topic of sex. It is by no means an opinion of the minority anymore, but I do think how open […]

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My Belief: Christianity and the Bible

I am and always have been a firm believer in the separation of church and state. I agree that God should be taken out of all secular/governmental oaths, offices, money, the pledge, etc. I do think that this separation is hard for some people though because their stance on moral issues comes from their religion.

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