[BCHA-Parenting] new to this

Carol Puri carollois at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 14:12:09 CDT 2012

On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 11:31 AM, Darryl G. Wright <darryl at seriousbusiness.ca
> wrote:

> Hi Lori,
> My wife and I are also fairly new at this - we're non-religious
> parents of a 3 year old who has just started daycare. Unfortunately
> for us the only daycare we could find on short notice was not just
> Church-sponsored but an active Church out-reach, aiming to teach the
> toddlers about how they are "expected to love Jesus" etc. So we're not
> just talking about 'learning about religion' - which most Humanists
> advocate, this is a very straight-forward mission of indoctrination.
> It's causing us some stress but we are searching for alternatives.

Darryl, this is shocking. :(  I hope you find a new daycare soon!

> This is really the first time in our daughters life that we've
> experienced such a blatant disregard for secular values and I expect
> it won't be the last. I'd love to swap notes at a meetup for parents.

  I would love this.  We can use all the support we can get.

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