As I think I've mentioned before I am not religious and although Lee is, we don't currently attend church unless visiting family or something. Although I am not religious I do support the girls learning about *all* religions and having a general knowledge of those things---so when Lee said he wanted to start doing "sunday school" on Sunday mornings with the girls I thought that was a great idea (plus it gives mama a break hehe). Today was the 2nd or 3rd week he's done it and I must say, it's pretty cute listening to Raya sing "this little light of mine", which is by far her favorite song so far. Brielle has no interest really yet, but she's quite a Daddy's Girl in general and enjoys sitting on his lap these mornings.
Aren't they cute?
|Griffin doesn't sing :-P|
It was really cute when Raya moved closer to the tv to do her sing-a-long-----she's a very dedicated student! lol
Is there by chance any of my readers in a similiar situation with teaching religion when they aren't particulary religious/don't go to church regularly? There actually aren't that many of our close family and friends who *are* really religious so it's not uncommon in my circle not to go to church, but I want the girls to have a general understanding when they are older. Plus, an interesting topic arose when I roadtripped to Ikea this past week. My sister-in-law (who also doesn't go to church) is a teacher and said that there is actually some "religious bullying" that occurs in her school (and I'm sure other schools too)....particularly when students who do attend church try to "save" other students and basically tell them they are going to hell :-o Now this is something I had never thought about before! I can't really blame the "bullies" in such a case, because if they are raised that way they probably believe they are correct...but it's unfortunate they aren't taught more tact/acceptance when dealing with other children. I also wouldn't want my own kids to retaliate and tell religious children that they are wrong---just that everyone believes different things. Luckily I have a couple years to figure out how to handle this! I"d love to find some sort of program I could do with the girls that teaches them about all the reglions of the world.... (Oh, and I probably should insert a disclaimer here that I don't want to start religious warfare in the comments on this post or anything haha....I am very accepting of everyone who is religious, whatever religion that may be....but I don't need to be saved or anything. Different strokes for different folks I say ;-)
Ok, now on to a lighter topic! haha....wanna see what *I* did today?
|and some of those packages had 2 or 3 shirts in them!!!|