You Are Not Alone
Many parents grew up with religious experiences that negatively impacted them on a spectrum of religious trauma.
I know I did, and it sort of freaked me out when I became a parent and didn't know how to raise my kids with healthy spirituality because I didn't have a great model.
Parenting Forward Podcast
I truly enjoy listening to this podcast. I’m so grateful to hear these conversations that provide a backbone for my choices as a parent. There’s not one or a few right ways to parent. This podcast shows us how to get to know ourselves and our children so we can be emotionally present to create a safe space for us to thrive.
— Erin Hearts
You Are Revolutionary
Every kid is a revolutionary! You don't need to wait until you grow up. You don't even need any special skills. Kids who are loud, kids who are quiet, kids who make art, kids who are good at math, kids with lots of energy, kids who are good listeners--all kids have what it takes to make a difference.
In Parenting Forward, the reader is treated to a robust yet accessible guide to breaking the cycle of authoritarian, fear-based parenting in favor of a paradigm that pursues and celebrates equality, autonomy, and fully embodied health and wholeness, “one tiny act of love at a time, and moving on to the next small, right thing.”
Rachel Held Evans
Bestselling author of Searching for Sunday and Inspired
Break Cycles of Toxic Religiosity and Raise Children with Healthy Spirituality
You were raised religious, married young, got busy having babies and now? Uh-oh. You’re deconstructing and rethinking your faith, the very system of values that compelled you to form this family in the first place.Guess who’s been through this rodeo and got some life hacks for ya? This girl. (points to self) Over the years,…
“But then you wouldn’t have met me.” This is my husband’s go to line throughout the many years of my deconstruction. When you tear apart the fabric of your spiritual and identity formation, one familiar theme emerges over and over again: regret. I mean, I think given the finitude of being human, we all experience…
As a young woman, I was also Wild At Heart, but unfortunately that story was reserved for men. Converted by Christian missionaries at 12 years old, I came of age in evangelical youth culture looking for an adventure that would be mine. There are many things young women can look forward to in evangelicalism—marrying a…