10 Ways Porn Culture Will Target Your Kids in 2020 (Be Prepared, Not Scared!)

It’s not difficult to look around and surmise that porn culture targets kids. We meet and hear from parents all the time who are full of fear over this. And for good reason. With the ease of access to porn and its harmful effects on children, porn is a formidable enemy indeed! But fear can be very debilitating.  “If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.”–Sun… Read More Read more

3 Scary Things Haunting Your Kids Online

Parent Alert:  3 Scary Things Haunting Your Kids Online

Halloween is just around the corner, which means that you may be carving pumpkins, getting costumes ready, buying candy, and thinking about how to keep your kids safe while they’re out and about trick-or-treating. But have you thought about how to keep them safe in your own home? Here are three scary things haunting your kids online and how to keep them safe:

1)  Separating Perception from Reality: New in Pornography Research

Think you know what your kids have been exposed to online?… Read More Read more

3 Ways Grandparents CAN Help Kids Reject Pornography

This week, one of my best friends asked me how she could talk to her daughter about pornography. The catch is, her daughter is a grown woman with children of her own. And it’s her grandkids she’s worried about.  My friend (we’ll call her Frances for fun) adores these kids. Like most grandparents, she is happy to spoil them with an overabundance of love and let mom and dad take care of the day-to-day grind. 

A grandparent’s observation

However, on their last visit, Frances noticed some patterns of behavior that got her thinking more about the grandkids’ online safety.… Read More Read more

Growing Up With Smartphones: Millennials Warn Parents

Young adults today straddle the line between Millennials and the upcoming Gen Z, myself included. We dimly remember the screech of dial-up, and spent adolescence transitioning from chunky flip phones to sleek smartphones. As the first generation to grow up with cell phones, we have a unique perspective on the technology boom and pornography exposure.  I chatted with five college students at Truman State University in Kirksville, MO.… Read More Read more

Parent Alert: Is Roblox Safe for Kids? Watch Out for These 4 Dangers

Our regular Parent Alert! news updates help parents stay ahead of the trends affecting kids in our hypersexualized culture.

4 Dangers of Roblox

Do your kids enjoy Roblox? It can be creative fun, but you also need to understand and guard against some significant risks to your kids! What is Roblox? Roblox is a multiplayer online game creation platform. Users create their own games and play games created by others. … Read More Read more

Explicit Content in 7 Top Music Apps – A Parent’s Guide

Chances are, your kids love to listen to music and share it with friends.  With so many music apps out there, which one is right for your family? Especially since so much music has explicit lyrics that you don’t want your kids boppin’ to! The American Academy of Pediatrics warns,  “Music plays an important role in the socialization of children and adolescents.… Read More Read more

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