+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 12 of 12
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Posts
    2,677
    Thanks
    2,820
    Thanked
    916
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I was raised in a strict Christian cult (not sure of a better word for it).

    I guess the best description of me is agnostic.

    I refuse to take my children to my parents church, it is in our court orders that my ex can't take the kids to said church.

    My DP is atheist.

    We talk openly with the girls about all religions and DD11 did RE at school until she came home saying DP and I would go to hell as we didn't believe in God. So neither of my DDs do religion.

    DD8 tells everyone she is Buddhist and she does a lot of reading about Buddha.

    DD11 says she doesn't believe in God or anything.

    We talk about acceptance of people as a whole rather than acceptance based on what religion they are or what God they believe.

    So far we have talked about Buddha, Islam (that came up as DD8 thought they were bushrangers), Christianity and Pastafarian .

    I would never not disclose my faith or lack there of. It is nothing to be ashamed of, just as their thoughts and beliefs are nothing to be ashamed of.

  2. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to PomPoms For This Useful Post:

    kriista  (04-02-2016),Moxy  (04-02-2016)

  3. #12
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Posts
    1,859
    Thanks
    1,666
    Thanked
    1,326
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I don't know that I have any specific beliefs really. I tend to focus on love, kindness, equality, empathy, understanding and tolerance. In terms of raising my son with any beliefs, I'll let him choose his own path. I would really like it if, instead of learning about a specific religion, kids learnt about all sorts of belief systems.

    My dad was completely atheist until he almost died in an accident almost 10 years ago. He holds the opinion that there were just too many coincidences for him to have survived and there not be something else. I can kind of see his point there - he could have died if just one of about 10 huge factors had been a tiny bit different.


 

Similar Threads

  1. All hail Netflix ***spinoff***
    By Moxy in forum General Chat
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 12-08-2015, 16:05
  2. Double Spinoff - Children thread
    By MrsMummaButterfly in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 29
    Last Post: 16-07-2015, 19:56

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Heinz Baby BasicsOur BPA Free range offers you a choice for every stage of your baby’s feeding development. You’ll love our ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
Levlen - or any contraceptive pill question!General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
April/May TTC group chatConception & Fertility General Chat
IVF/FET April & May chatConception & Fertility General Chat
I am... #20General Chat
IVF Babies due August/Sept/Oct' 16 #4pregnancy and babies through IVF
Contraceptive pill - levelandContraception issues
REVIEWS
"Pigeon teats rule!"
by Alex
Pigeon PP Wide Neck reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›