This article is part of Talk Today, Safer Tomorrow, a national campaign from The Safeguard Alliance and the National Center on Sexual Exploitation to help parents protect children from the harms of pornography. Get your free guide – Talk Today, Safer Tomorrow! 10 Easy Conversation Starters – and resources from our partners at the end of this post. #TalkToYourKids #TalkTodaySaferTomorrow If only you could peek into a child’s mind when talking to them about the dangers of pornography!… Read More Read more A girl I knew (we’ll call her Maria) was first exposed to pornography when her friend (let’s call her Sunny) pulled up an image on her phone during recess. “Look what I sent to Brian today,” Sunny said, naming Maria’s older brother. “He hasn’t answered yet, but I bet he’ll see it right after school. Think he’ll text me back?”
Maria’s world seemed to crumble.… Read More Read more This may happen to you, so here’s some great advice to prepare you to talk with a child who tells you about exposure to porn. Many parents wonder if it helps or harms kids to share details about what they’ve seen. Recently a concerned mom, who wants to help her 10-year-old son heal from his exposure to pornography, reached out to us for answers.… Read More Read more This month we celebrate the powerful influence of mothers who take action to protect children!
Does your community need someone to speak up and help parents be more aware of the challenges kids face today with pornography? You’re about to meet an inspiring mother and daughter who just jumped in and started teaching parents how to protect children. Julie Nelson and her daughter, Shasta Knight, didn’t wait for a fancy title or the right time in life to start speaking up.… Read More Read more At the age of 9, Joseph fell fast into the habit of viewing hard-core pornography. A switch flipped. Almost overnight he started acting out violently towards his younger sister and classmates. Now at age 13, Joseph calls himself a recovered porn addict. How did he get there and how did he recover? Discover the story of this brave young man and his parents in the Over 18 documentary.… Read More Read more How would you answer this mom’s question about teaching healthy sexual attitudes? We’ll call her Aubrey:
“Simply put, I don’t even really like sex. So it’s easy for me to talk about the bad things like pornography, but it’s hard for me to talk about sex as a good thing. For me that’s practically a fairy tale. I don’t want to mess my kids up though.” Aubrey’s dilemma is not uncommon.… Read More Read more