Category Archives: About Godless Mom

Atheist Life Hacks: How To Be Motivated By The Good News

Swimming

If you’ve been following along with my Jehovah’s Witnesses saga, you know I’ve been passed off from witness to witness, some of them disappearing without a word, others moving on to bigger, fancier things in the big city. I’ve finally been handed off to a woman we’ll call Kate, who is, it seems, in it for

Atheist Life Hacks: How To Live With A Fear Of Big Shoes

Pippi Longstocking shoes

I must have been about five when I first saw the Wizard of Oz. There was a little video store in the heart of the small fishing village where I lived. My family and I would walk there and wander the dimly lit rows of shelves filled with more movies than I’d ever see. I’d run my

Atheist Life Hacks: How To Be Wrong About Canadian History

Canadian history

As a kid in Canada, every school year meant another unit on Louis Riel and another on the Hudson’s Bay Company. All of us know these stories by heart, because this is what Canadian history meant to the school board. We’d speed through our own history in a fortnight and get back to the serious

Atheist Life Hacks: How To Dine With The Guess Who

Kookaburra Kafe

On the north wall there was a massive, intricately painted mural with kangaroos and gum trees, koala bears and dingos. It was tasteful, and made you feel like you could run your palms over the soft fur of the koala or catch a whiff of the strong scent of eucalyptus. The other walls sported boomerangs and

Atheist Life Hacks: How To Find Your Soulmate

Pretty in Pink

It was the balmy summer of 1987. Bon Jovi’s Slippery When Wet was still being overplayed on the radio stations, everyone had seen Pretty in Pink at least forty times, and I needed a new bike. The one I had, I got when I was seven and, embarrassingly, had Strawberry Shortcake emblazoned across its bright

Another 10 Questions For Atheists

Kumbhipakam

When I first began this blog, I answered 31 questions for atheists and then about a year later, I answered some more questions for atheists, and then even more. Being as it’s a year since then, I thought I’d answer even more questions for atheists. This time, however, it’s a list of questions compiled by an atheist,

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Ask Mommy: Atheist Parents Shunning Kids For Religion?

Shunning kids for religion

The other day, one of the people I’ve connected with on Twitter emailed me the following question: My question might be strange I’m not sure but here it goes… I know A LOT of parents who are Christian and raise their children in the church (I was one of them), and there are several children

7 Things Outspoken Atheists Are Sick Of Hearing

Angry theists

Here’s the God’s honest truth, no holy. Every morning when my alarm goes off, I pick up my phone and check Twitter, Instagram and Reddit while I wake up. I realize this is a choice and I don’t have to do this, but the fact of the fucking matter is that I do. I do.

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Atheist Life Hacks: How To Get A Lecture From Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan I Can Hear You

Before I actually worked there, I had this glamorous idea of what working at the airport might be like. I thought I’d get all these amazing travel discounts and I’d be able to move up and get promotions. I thought it would be exciting, seeing all these happy travellers come and go to and from incredible adventures. I

3 Things Critics Of Islam Are NOT Saying

Buddy Christ

It never fucking fails. Every godless time I post anything critical of Islam, from the woodwork emerges a tidal wave of straw men and irrelevant comments: “B-b-but Christianity is evil, too!” “B-b-but not all Muslims are bad!” “B-b-but Islam is not solely to blame!” Sometimes I feel like I have an alternate personality that writes