4 Benefits of raising my child without religion

What I gained from taking religion out of the parenting equation.

Before I wade into a potentially thorny issue, allow me to give you a little context. Religion is a touchy topic, so I’ll try to provide some background so that you can understand where I’m coming from.

I was born into a strong religious tradition (Southern Baptist, to be specific), and you would be hard-pressed to find a family who went to church more frequently than we did. Sunday morning, Sunday evening, Wednesday evening, plus various extracurricular activities (visiting people’s homes, mission trips, choir, pageants) – you name it, we did it.

I also hold a degree in Religion from a prestigious Baptist university, so it’s safe to say I know my way around religious topics!  Continue reading “4 Benefits of raising my child without religion”