We’ve all been there: our child does something inappropriate, but how we respond is also not so great. When we discover our child is using pornography it can be particularly difficult not to react in ways that alienate our children. The question arises; what can we do to heal the relationship with our child after we have created distance between us?… Read More Read more In this 3-part series, 10 parents give their unique perspective on helping a child overcome the addictive pull of pornography. Today, in our final segment, they describe the transformations that have taken place since beginning this journey. As well, advice on what can be done to protect future generations from the harms of pornography. You can find Part 1 of this series here.… Read More Read more Nothing has caused me to feel more powerless than my little toddler. You’ve had those situations, right? Like the car seat.
It’s time to buckle in and she planks. A full-grown man hunched over a tiny girl, with no chance of success. I’m a big bad wolf blowing at a two-year-old brick house.
I tell her to stop (as if my desires weren’t already obvious).… Read More Read more In this 3-part series, follow along as 10 parents describe when they discovered their child looking at inappropriate things and their journey of helping a child overcome the addictive pull of pornography—and the advice they hope to pass along. Today, we’ll examine the difficult emotions that real parents of children caught in the porn trap go through. Plus, the joy and sweetness they experience when healing and recovery begins for all.… Read More Read more In this 3-part series, follow along as 10 parents describe their journey of helping a child overcome the addictive pull of pornography—and the advice they hope to pass along. You can read Part 2 of the series here and Part 3 here.
Over the past three months, I’ve listened to the profound stories shared by parents from homes across North America.… 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