Religion & Spirituality


Should a Divorced Parent Be Able to Veto Home Schooling?

Can a divorced parent say no to the other parent home schooling their child? Credit: Getty Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton...Hillary Clinton a sorcerer? Dad concerned about what his home-schooled daughter is learning.

How to Find the Light in an Interfaith Marriage

Christmas lights or a menorah? Different religions don't have to be a big deal in a family. Credit: Corbis You're an Irish...People just assume interfaith marriages will result in conflict, drama and sometimes even hijinks and hilarity.

I Gave My Nanny a Hijab for Christmas

Illustration by Dori Hartley "So I converted today," my 23-year-old American Italian au pair texted me on her day off. When she had...When my nanny went from Madonna to Muslim, what else could I do but go with the flow?

Fostering a Sense of Wonder Helps Kids Become Spiritually Curious

Is your child spiritually curious? Credit: Corbis When the Rev. Matthew Johnson-Doyle's 3-year-old daughter asks questions...Involving kids in discussions that have no answers will help their spirituality evolve, Carrie Brown-Wolf, says the author of "Soul Sunday: A Family's Guide to Exploring Faith and Teaching Tolerance."

Online Dating Service Involves Jewish Mothers Because, Really, Is It Such a Crime to Ask for Help?

Such a nice boy ... Illustration by Dori Hartley Tzeitel: But Mama, the men she finds. The last one was so old and he was bald. He had...Your mother loves and wants to help you find a date online. So sue her!

Christmas for the Non-Religious is About Love, Peace and the Right to Believe in Just That

Holiday spirit doesn't have to be religious. Illustration by Dori Hartley It's a balmy 80 degrees down...Religion may not be our thing, but love? Well, that's something to believe in.

Women-Only Swim Hour for Muslims Makes Waves on Campus

Credit: Matt Roth, Getty Images Maybe Dara Torres could pull it off, but just try plunging into a pool and sprinting 100 to 200 meters...In an attempt to be inclusive to all religious traditions on campus, last week George Washington University started "Sisters' Splash," a female-only swim hour.

Coming of Age Ceremonies Transform 'The Curse' Into a Celebration Embracing Womanhood

The Brave Heart Society believes that the transition to womanhood is something to be celebrated. Courtesy of The Brave Heart Society
Remember when getting your period was a mortifying event? Not anymore. A group of South Dakota women have revived and reinvented a centuries-old ritual that celebrates a girl's entrance into womanhood.


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