"I have a hard time finding open minded Christians in the parenting community. It seems that everyone has great fear for my children's immortal souls especially out here in Pickens. I tend to just keep quiet and keep to myself for fear of…"
"My son loves his build a bear tiger. He brushes it and gets it dressed. When he was around two he had this doll he named Corna and he took that thing everywhere. Corna in one hand a Thomas train in the other LOL. Now it's all Bakugan and…"
"Our rule is everyone is equal and we don't hit anyone. We haven't even touched on boys and girls being different. My son and I have talked about violence not being a way to resolve a conflict and he knows he's only to use violence in…"
"That's awful. I had a little old lady tell me that my children should be taken away because I'm godless and that condeming my children to hell is child abuse. I bet she wouldn't have any problem with these people killing their child…"
"I haven't been, but I've heard it's amazing from my sister in law. Really only we know what our kids can handle. I'd say if you think he'd be interested take him, but be prepared to leave without seeing everything if he…"
"I hate that this is happening to your daughter. I have a 5 yr old son, so I know how emotional 5 yr olds can be. I'd probably suggest a break from going to visit them for a couple of days. Do something fun together instead like one of those…"
"Brave decision Donna and not one to be taken lightly in view of your neighbours and friends. I wonder how many more people there are afraid to give up their pretense at belief because of their situation.
Yes, I know your kids are younger just thought we could be friends to share the strifes of living in the bible belt. We life in Powdersville. Just like to chat with other parents going through the same rejection down here.
hi donna, it's good to hear from you!. .....i see your kids are little ones. i didn't come out with my atheism until maybe 2 years ago, so i feel i "missed the boat", in teaching them when they were impressionable. but, it is easier to talk to them because they're able to understand and ask logical questions. oh, we can talk about all that on the phone. anyway, my no. is 810 513 0008. call anytime!.................dawn