Today’s post focuses on sexual objectification in video games. We talked with a gaming mom to get her take on the issue:
I first saw objectification in video games when I was about 10 years old, playing the newly released Tomb Raider with my cousins at a sleepover. The exaggerated body proportions of Lara Croft made us tween girls giggle uncomfortably, but I didn’t know why.… Read More Read more It’s no secret that there’s been a rise in online child sexual exploitation during this pandemic. Combine that with summertime and there’s simply more time and opportunity for kids to be online. That extra time online also means that your children can be targeted by highly organized sex traffickers.
A father’s warning to other parents about Instagram A father in Michigan wrote a harrowing experience about uncovering a sex trafficking plot in his daughter’s Instagram account.… Read More Read more Did you know that porn is racist? It’s true! Not only is pornography teaching toxic messages about sex, it’s also a cesspool of racism. In fact, pornography is rife with racist stereotypes. And children who view it are swallowing racist messages–making pornography even more dangerous and despicable.
(Keep reading for 3 beautiful and practical ways to raise children who reject racism.)
Racism in Pornography You might find this surprising, but when it comes to pornography, very few are calling it out for being so racist.… Read More Read more There are so many great digital parenting books out there, but so little time! Since we can’t read ALL the books, some members of our staff each picked a different digital parenting book to read and summarize. We all liked the books we read and would recommend them to others. We hope these reviews will help you find the book that’s right for you!… Read More Read more Many parents have asked us how to tackle the topic of pornography with children who have autism. Not much has been written on the topic of autism and porn, but there are some special considerations to keep in mind for these special kids!
Never had I become more familiar with outer space, nebulae in particular, than in the six-month period that I worked with Jayden* as his special education teacher.… Read More Read more