At what age should kids have cell phones? That’s something all parents are wondering today!
Are there guidelines that will make your decision easier? Or ingenious new products that can give your child the ability to call you without granting them total access to the internet?
Yes! We asked members of our Facebook Parent Discussion group: “What age do you let your children get a cell phone?… Read More
Cell phone prices are coming down. Perceived threats to children are going up. Many parents see cell phones as a safety measure for their kids…for peace of mind to help track their physical whereabouts. What’s the harm in buying little Aubrey a cell for her birthday?
Ironically, cell phones may cause more harm than good for kids when it comes to pornography.
A Hard Lesson
I know of one girl who received an i-Pod Touch (with an internet connection) for her eighth birthday. Her parents had just given her “the talk” and this girl was curious.… Read More
Try to wrap your mind around this one.
A group of five presumably well-meaning moms in the UK are disgusted by the violence they discover when researching the porn film industry.
They are rightly concerned about how easy it is for children to access porn and its twisted messages. So, the moms resolve to come up with a solution.… Read More
Our regular Parent Alert! news updates help parents stay ahead of the trends affecting kids in our hypersexualized culture. This month we’re covering headlines from the social media world: digital detox for teens; new research on mental health and social media; Tumblr bans pornography; and what’s going on with Celine Dion’s new fashion line for kids?
Here’s what’s trending in December 2018!… Read More
This is part 1 of a four-part series by Sam Black from Covenant Eyes. Sam teaches parents all over the country how to prepare their children to be safe online. He also serves on the Protect Young Minds advisory council. Don’t miss part 2, part 3 and part 4 of this series!
Fifteen-year-old Sarah’s brow furrowed as she recounted her story of being stuck on porn at age 8.… Read More
Led by Kristen A. Jenson, author of the best-selling children’s book Good Pictures Bad Pictures, Protect Young Minds™ (PYM) seeks to help parents “porn-proof” their kids before they come across highly addictive and easily accessible internet pornography.