All Blog Posts Tagged 'Parenting' (5)

Becoming an Atheist Activist

Let me start by saying one thing: I've always been an Atheist. I was born an Atheist (as everyone did) and my parents Catholicism just never took with me.  In the third grade, I came across a definition of Atheism in the dictionary at my parochial grade school and it changed my life forever (this story also includes my friend Bill and I discovering the definition of "Fart" in the same dictionary).  For the first time I had a title for what I felt beyond simply "Different."  Throughout my…

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Added by The Antic Atheist on March 8, 2012 at 9:10am — 9 Comments

Easter Fun!

Ali is four and goes to preschool. It's a half day program. Part of my daily routine when I'm playing Responsible Dad Guy is to drop her off and pick her up. I passed the school library and there was a display of kiddy Easter books. I did a double take. Did I just see what I thought I saw?… Continue

Added by Andrew Hall on April 24, 2011 at 8:07am — No Comments

Oh My God! - My Five Year Old Finds The Almighty

Ali, my five year old, has discovered God. All of my efforts to inoculate her from the God meme has come to naught. For the last few weeks she has invoked HIM regularly.

 

I cooked her a cheese omelette the other day.

 

Oh my God! I love this!

 

I told Ali she…

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Added by Andrew Hall on April 1, 2011 at 7:58pm — 3 Comments

One is the Loneliest Number

I am what you would call an atheist. I have no belief in any "god" and I am perfectly happy with that. My children are freethinkers, but they are discovering how hard that concept is for others to accept. Can you imagine what it must feel like to have another child tell you emphatically that you are going to burn in hell if you don't "accept Jesus"? Both of my kids have found out exactly that. I bought a couple of books for them to read from Amazon a little while ago, so they could get an idea… Continue

Added by Natalie on August 19, 2008 at 4:20pm — 4 Comments

All Hail His Noodly Goodness...with extra cheese

The other day we went to the theatre and saw two people with the Flying Spaghetti Monster on their shirts...funny thing was they weren't even together. I asked them if they could show my son their shirts and they were thrilled. He was hailed as a "fellow Pastafarian", much to his delight. My kids understand the ridiculousness in believing in any gods. Children have not a clue as to the true meanings behind the passages in the bible, no matter how much you drill it into their heads. Children are… Continue

Added by Natalie on August 19, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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