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I’m an atheist and a supporter of the secular movement here in America. I’m also a mother of two children and homemaker to a humanist household. I spend my days changing my baby’s diapers and watching Sesame Street, while trying to make time to read through the latest books as I maintain an orderly home. And when it comes to raising my children, keeping God out of the picture is key. There’s a saying synonymous with parenting that goes, “If I don’t expose my child to the lessons of God, then no one will.” That sounds good to me.
As I watch my children grow, I can’t help but think of my own childhood and how I was raised Catholic. My parents, like many other Americans, seemed to have no problem continuing religious traditions. And many look forward to passing beliefs along, but for me, the buck…
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