Research shows that there’s a startling decline in empathy among kids. And in a world where capturing the perfect selfie, garnering likes and followers, and achieving social media fame are highly valued, it’s not hard to see why kids are becoming selfie-centered. This is especially concerning because empathy is a powerful tool kids can use to reject pornography! The good news is we can teach empathy to our kids!… Read More Read more As critical consumers of media, we have begun to critique racism in just about every media format—movies, Twitter and Facebook feeds, and even children’s programming. But what about racism in porn? As a Clinical Psychologist, I am convinced it is well past the time for a critical discussion about how the combination of racism and pornography can be harmful to children. … Read More Read more Porn targets kids even in the most trusted and mainstream places. Protecting children from it can seem like a game of whack-a-mole. That’s why our first post of the year always lists the sneaky ways the porn industry is targeting your innocent kids. In this post you’ll find how porn targets kids through…explicit ads on apps made for kids,deepfake technology,the dark web,erotic lit,erotic podcasts,porn spam on Google Drive,social media such as TikTok, Snapchat and Instagram,video games popular with kids,an organized, massive porn industry andporn sites masquerading as sexual wellness centers.… Read More Read more I often say, “No child deserves to face the porn industry alone!” But what exactly is the porn industry. And what should you know about it? Parents should know that the porn industry is powerful and it’s coming after your child’s eyeballs, time and sexual template, not to mention their future. And along the way, it can destroy a child’s future–the ability to enjoy strong, loving relationships, healthy sexual intimacy, and a life free from addiction. … Read More Read more Nearly every school-issued device comes with a library app, which seems like a safe and reasonable choice for educational devices. But one parent alerted us that her kids had EASY access to erotic lit on iPads and Chromebooks issued to kids ages 5-11! We checked it out ourselves and found it on every device we checked.
Erotic lit on school-issued devices One of our parent readers made this discovery and tipped us off to the problem.… Read More Read more 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