Nope. We don't believe in God and our boys are both too young to even really notice that other people do, so we haven't really had to talk about it yet. Someday we will try to teach them about all the different things and ways that people think about God. Luckily we have a lot of family and friends who believe different things (grandparents are Catholic, aunt is Wiccan, another aunt comes from a Muslim family, my parents are Hindu, etc.) so we have a lot of people he can meet and talk to about this.
You teach anything and everything (values, morals) through being an example regardless of your beliefs.
No, I'm agnostic bordering on atheist. DH is a believer but doesn't go to church. I don't believe in putting my views on my kids, no matter what they are. We have decided that when/if they ask to attend church or Sunday school with a friend (or synagogue - my 2 best friends are Jewish) then they are welcome to go and form their own opinions. Until then, we answer any questions they have honestly without inserting our personal beliefs on the subject.
At this point, I focus on teaching them honesty, trustworthiness, respect, right and wrong, empathy, tolerance, etc. We don't do it in the name of anyone or any one belief. We do it because it's right, period.
yes, we go to church and both kids love veggie tales
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