I have been writing about religious traditions, faith-based holidays, interesting interfaith connections, and kid-friendly activities for many years.
Of course, being a good editor means I need to keep up with my own writing! Here are some links to my articles for those sites. I also wrote almost 40 articles for The Interfaith Observer, and I had my own blog for several years before that! If you like to read, this page is for you!
Religion Matters promotes religious literacy in both K-12 and higher education. The founder, Tim Hall, and I regularly work with public school educators, and our blog has highlighted all sorts of topics — like using film and art to teach about religion in the classroom, creating VR experiences of religious rituals, and exploring Islamic funerary rites with students.
My articles have also been fairly diverse and include:
Multicultural Kid Blogs inspires and supports families, educators and community members who lift up diversity in all its forms. The site often publishes craft ideas, kid-friendly recipes from around the world, and suggestions for children’s books that promote equity and inclusion.
My articles mostly focus on sharing religious holydays with kids. Several were part of their 10 Fun Facts Series:
Other holyday articles were more general:
And still others centered on some of my family’s travel adventures:
From 2014-2019, I served as a Correspondent for The Interfaith Observer (TIO). This free, monthly, digital journal explored interreligious relations and the interfaith movement as a whole. Over the years, I contributed almost 40 articles, most of which covered the “kid beat.” Articles about interfaith education for kids include.
Articles focusing on interesting organizations in the interfaith world include: