Raising a child in an interfaith home need not be a daunting task, especially when both parents have mutual respect and understanding of each other’s faiths and incorporate them in every day family life.
Child experts advise parents of interfaith families not to shy away from the topic of religion when children bring it up out of natural curiosity, but rather to engage the child’s curiosity in a way that they’ll understand.
Like with everything in parenting and relationships, it’s important for partners to have an honest conversation about religion and lifestyle before deciding to have children, and once the family grows, to support each other’s decisions and beliefs.
For more on the topic, here’s an in-depth article from the Chicago Tribune.
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