Teaching my child kindness and religion

Ashley was raised Catholic, and is struggling with how to teach her son the values she cherishes from her faith, but to deter him from picking up the traits that she finds less than desirable.


How my family says grace without bringing capital R Religion into it

I've always struggled with whether to pray before dinner. I wanted a way to say thanks for the food and acknowledge Ms. Earth’s contribution to our meal without bringing capital R Religion into it.

Something a little more than,
“Rub a dub dub, thanks for the grub.”

And something a little less than,
“And these thy gifts from thy bounty…”