Faith is something I consider to be very important for my family. Not spirituality, not religion... Faith. Pure and simple.
My husband and I are Christians and we do believe that God gave his son Jesus Christ as a sacrifice for us to be with Him in eternity. We want our children to grow up and accept Christ as their savior and life a life according to His will.
But it's not as easy as I thought it would be. My eldest child right now hates to pray and sees Jesus and God as similar to sports mascots. Scary, strange people dressed in costumes. It's hard to explain that they are not costumed people when she can't see Them physically.
I'm not sure exactly how to combat this. We pray, we talk about God and Jesus..but like many things in life this is something the kids will just have to figure out on their own. And we can only pray that in time, they will come to love Christ the way their parents do.