App Safety Challenge! 7-Day Step by Step Guide to Preview Apps for Your Kids

One of our favorite allies, Chris McKenna of Protect Young Eyes, is the inspiration behind this idea:  Before giving kids access to any app, parents should download it, use it, and explore every nook and cranny for seven straight days.  In this post we’ll show you step by step what that might look like so that you can thoroughly vet any apps your kids are wanting to download. … Read More

Today’s Porn Industry: 5 Things Every Parent Needs to Know

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

Collin Kartchner: 11 Ways to #SavetheKids and Honor His Memory

Collin Kartchner was on fire to #SavetheKids. Save the kids from what?
  • The mental health harms of social media, pornography and bullying. 
  • The loneliness created when technology erodes family relationships. 
  • A life-sucking smartphone addiction.
  • Collin Kartchner unexpectedly passed away on October 20, 2020. Most importantly, he left behind his wife Lizzy and his four young children. Lizzy recently posted: If he made an impression on your life, inspired you to change your direction to a clearer course even if it was hard, if he made you laugh, touched your heart… help him live on in you.… Read More

    The Shocking Tactics Sex Traffickers Use to Trap Your Kids and 5 Ways You Can Protect Them

    Recently I had the opportunity to interview Russ Tuttle of The Stop Trafficking Project. Watch our interview or read the transcript below. Note: The transcription of this interview has been edited for clarity. Kristen: Hi everyone! It’s Kristen Jenson from Protect Young Minds and today we have a really special guest. It’s Russ Tuttle. He has started a non-profit. I’m going to let him tell you about it, but it’s to help kids who are being trafficked.… Read More

    3 Ways Bark Protects Your Child from Porn

    Today’s post comes from our friends over at Bark. While no tech solution is foolproof and we emhasize the importance of helping your child install an INTERNAL filter, we’re also big fans of using the amazing tech tools available to help protect your family from pornography. Click here for a free trial of Bark!

    Porn is everywhere

    Teaching your child about porn and what to do if they encounter it online can be quite a task for parents in today’s digital age — especially considering how prevalent it can be on the internet.… Read More

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