Casey is an American public speaker, self-proclaimed gym rat, and stay-at-home-wife. She has a degree in Political Science and a Masters in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling. Casey founded The Godless Good Wife as a resource and community aimed at supporting secular and skeptical homemakers and stay-at-home moms and dads after being unable to find such a site for herself.
She served 6 years in the Army National Guard including a year long tour in Baghdad in 2003 working as Military Police. During that time she decided to pursue becoming a Chaplain when she returned from deployment. But in the aftermath of being wounded in a roadside bombing and coming to terms with all she’d faced overseas she could no longer reconcile her United Methodist up-bring with the realities of war. She explored other religions looking for answers until she tripped over an article about secular humanism that opened a whole new world of thought. Now Casey identifies as a skeptic, humanist, and atheist.
About The Godless Good Wife
I’m a housewife by choice and I love it. I also love reading blogs, doing crafts, and wasting large chunks of my life drooling over which Pinterest recipes to try. But in the midst of all that I keep running into the same problem: so many of the big homemaker blogs out there are obnoxiously faith laden. I get that evangelicals believe it’s the women’s job to submit to the man and to maintain the home. But for fuck sake I don’t need a daily devotion with my apple crisp recipe.
I did more and more digging and while I can find homemaking blogs that are devoid of religion I couldn’t find any (that were current or still active) that supported a skeptical lifestyle. I asked around on a few different skeptics forums about the idea of creating one and the feedback was always great. So here we are.
My hope for this blog is two-fold. One, to share recipes, DIY projects, tips and ideas for organizing and cleaning your home, you know, general homemaking stuff. And two, to share resources for navigating the predominately Christian country we live in, to have a safe space to explore life without god, and (science willing) how to raise freethinking kids.
So welcome! I hope you hang out for a while and please contact me with any questions, thoughts, or ideas.