… Read More Read more Has your school announced a closure? Are you worried? Your first question might be, “What am I going to do with these kids?!”
Already an estimated 22,000 schools have closed or are scheduled to close due to COVID-19 and yours may be next. Honestly, this is very discombobulating! Your family will be disoriented and you’ll need to find ways to normalize to this new reality..… Read More Read more Today’s parents are competing with the porn industry for the hearts and minds of their children. Tragically, pornography is manipulating the way children think and feel about sex. That’s why kids need a powerful and persuasive comparison between healthy sex and porn sex.
Kids are learning that sex is disturbing Not too long ago, I was devastated when I read this from an 11 year old girl:
“I didn’t like it…the man looked like he was hurting her, he was holding her down and she was screaming…I know about sex but it didn’t look nice.… Read More Read more This post was originally published on April 27, 2017 and updated on April 4, 2019.
Playing “doctor” is a common sign of normal curiosity in children. Little girls and little boys want to see each other’s private parts. That’s pretty harmless when you’re dealing with 5-year-olds. But what happens when a 10-year-old boy cajoles a 7-year-old girl into a bathroom and wants to put their private parts together?… Read More Read more If your 13 year old wants to download Snapchat or Instagram, how do you know if these apps are age-appropriate? In the App Store, both Snapchat and Instagram are rated “12+.” But who’s doing the rating? (Good question!) Do Snapchat and Instagram allow harmful content? (Umm …YES!) And can parents filter the content? (Nope!)
Where’s the accountability? Turns out that the app developers are responsible for rating their own apps!… Read More Read more