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Talking to Kids About Religion

Learning To Appreciate And Respect The Beliefs Of Others

Amber Sabathia | Posted 12.17.2014 | Parents
Amber Sabathia

I once overheard my son having a conversation with his classmate. The friend asked, "What religion are you? We're Catholic." My son replied, "Well, we're kinda like Catholics, but we're Baptist." When I heard this, I knew I had to sit my children down and explain what religion truly is.

Is There a Right Way to Explain Evolution to a 6-Year-Old?

Kristen Kennedy | Posted 02.22.2014 | Parents
Kristen Kennedy

She started crying. The contradiction was overwhelming, and my explanation just made things worse. I tried to cheer her up, adding, "Then there were dinosaurs! Apes turned into people!" Full. Mental. Meltdown.

Dadmissions: The Jewish Guy at Mass

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 10.06.2013 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

He asked if I knew the meaning of everything on the outside of the church. I told him no and confessed I was Jewish. He asked if I was a Jew for Jesus. I told him no again, and said, "My wife is Catholic. Her faith is very important to her. So being here is very important to me."