About The Podcast

A podcast about raising compassionate, curious kids without religion. Hosted by Dale McGowan, editor and co-author of Parenting Beyond Belief and Raising Freethinkers.

Raising Freethinkers host Dale McGowan

Episodes

Of curious women and dead cats

There’s one especially strange and disturbing character that pops up in religion and folklore around the world and throughout history: the curious and disobedient woman. It’s one example of a cultural trope you’ll need to push against if you want to raise curious kids, especially girls.

Origin story

One sentence from a four-year-old boy in 1999 launched the first comprehensive resources for nonreligious parents: Parenting Beyond Belief and Raising Freethinkers.