"I'm not going to lie and say this decision isn't also based on the fact that come April I will be contending with a newborn, recovering from a c-section and would have been trying to get more structured lessons prepared for Eva, whilst also ensuring Izzy is actually learning from the videos she watches instead of just watching funny cats all day."
When you present the bible as absolute fact, your child can no longer look at history and science without already having a bias. You block them from learning a great deal about the universe and space (remember just because the planets are there, doesn't have to mean your God still can't be. Space is BIG), you block them from learning about how the Earth was formed and how some of the most amazing and beautiful natural monuments formed. Again, just because they know the science behind it, doesn't mean their faith in God has to diminish.
When I got pregnant with Kali at 18, her dad and I never discussed what we would do about religion; he and I got married and divorced in less than a year, we really never talked about it, neither of us ever went to church so....that was basically that. When Damian and I got … Continue reading Religion and the Kids
Months. That is how long I searched. Originally I started with a search for an all together secular curriculum; I sorted the short list and wasn't satisfied. When all of those felt either far too structured or too watered down, I switched to a search to piece together a curriculum based on subject. I found … Continue reading Curriculum Frustration