Dale McGowan co-hosts a Parenting Beyond Belief blog with Rebekah Bennetch of Sakatoon Secular Family Network that shares thoughts and ideas by and for secular parents. “It’s a place to exchange ideas, to learn what has and hasn’t worked elsewhere, to discover how best to get a new secular parenting group airborne, and to realize you’re not remotely alone.” Dale also has blog The Meming of Life, which is on secular parenting and other natural wonders.
The Family of Humanists (FOH) “is a group of families and individuals from around the USA and abroad, who are applying the Humanist philosophy of life to issues of interest to families and family members of all ages.”
British Humanist Association provides information and resources for families. They address questions that are important to parents in Humanist families discuss family life. They also recommend resources for children, teachers and students covering a wide range of issues.
The Secular Web’s Parents’ Corner “is a compendium of articles and resources that help non-theistic parents deal with challenges of secular child-rearing in a religious world. Traditional child-rearing resources typically assume that parents are religious and wish their children to be so as well. These resources, some of which even go so far as to condemn the very idea of raising children without religious belief, ignore the needs of non-theistic parents. The Parent’s Corner is intended to address this imbalance by providing information that addresses the unique questions and challenges that non-theistic parents face.”
Jennifer Hancock is a writer and speaker who specializes in Humanistic Leadership and Humanistic Parenting topics. She is the author of the bully vaccine and The Humanist Approach to Happiness. Her website on Humanistic Parenting offers information and lesson plans for parents to teach their children critical thinking.
Skeptic Family, Science and Humanism for Parents is a parenting blog site designed “to promote quality science and refute different types of speculative claims such as the supernatural, pseudoscience, alternative medicine, and any other extraordinary claim that contradicts facts established by science and/or reasoning.”
A Resource Page for Humanist Parents was put together by The Foundation Beyond Belief. “This constantly evolving page brings resources to humanist parents wishing to help their children develop compassionate engagement with the world around them. In addition to general resources for encouraging generosity and mutual responsibility, this page will include books, online activities, and other resources related to the Foundation’s causes at a given time. This resource page does require registering an account with The Foundation Beyond Belief.
Humanist Mami is a blogging “working mom focused on helping a wondering, smart, and sweet child become a freethinking, mature, and kind adult. There is so much parenting advice out there and nothing has helped me as much as the experiences of other secular humanists parents. If I remain open, honest, and unafraid of questions to which there are no complete answers I may just find my way and be the best mami I can be.
Do we attend humanist societies or is that too much like the religions I’ve rejected? Do we celebrate the religious holidays or deprive my daughter of that great big bearded guy in the red suit? How do I answer the big questions without the help of comforting stories about afterlives and loving just creator? Will my child reject my ideas and become a nun? Join Mami in her journey to sort out all this stuff and more –or attempt to.
Montana Humanist/Secular Parenting facebook page is a group aimed at parents who would like to share their journeys parenting without belief. Offers articles, information, links and thoughts on being a non-theistic parent.
Atheist Parents: Parenting Without Belief has a new internet site that is dedicated to helping parents worldwide raise well-educated, thoughtful, ethical, socially responsible, environmentally aware and, most important, godless children. The site offers a newsletter, forum, events, recommended books and much more.
Search MeetUp for Humanist family groups. Find a Humanist family group in your area by using this search engine. What activities are happening near you? What interesting topics are being discussed? This search engine will help you get connected.
EvolveFish represents Atheists, Humanists, Scientists, Skeptics, People of Reason and a vision of the future that is brighter for all people! EvovleFish offers books on non-theistic parenting, children’s books and much, much more.