Who’s Fighting the New Public Health Crisis? You might be surprised

by Kristen A. Jenson, MA

new public health crisisSexual exploitation and pornography hurt real people every day. And it’s not just bad or wrong or even sinful—porn has become a major public health crisis. And it’s going to take all of us, including people of faith, scientists, and even feminists to bring our culture to a healthier, happier and safer place.

You might have family or friends who believe porn is no big deal.… Read the rest

Which Simple Words Keep Kids Safer?

by Kristen A. Jenson, MA

Mom and Son Debbie FoxSimple words can empower kids. Think about it. If your young child were being sexually abused, could he or she describe what was happening? Can they name their body parts using the right terms? Can knowing a few simple words keep kids safer from a sexual predator?


I often teach parents to use correct terminology for body parts as a way of reducing the shame often associated with sex and its counterfeit, pornography.… Read the rest

A Dad’s Two Brains Help Him Reject Porn


by Kristen A. Jenson, MA

Thinking Feeling BrainsDi you know you have two brains? It’s true! And knowing how they work can help your kids and you reject porn.

At least that’s what Brian, a concerned and caring father of two young sons, learned about himself as he taught his six- year old about the dangers of pornography.  I love how honest he is in this recent email he sent me.Read the rest

Pediatricians Speak Out on Impact of Porn

by Kristen A. Jenson, MA

I’m so encouraged to see more and more organizations voicing their concerns about the impact of porn on children.

ACP LogoThis month the American College of Pediatricians published a strong position statement: The Impact of Pornography on Children. They’re worried about the negative effects of pornography on a generation of kids who have easy access to free internet pornography.… Read the rest

Why Schools Fail to Protect Kids Online

by Claudine Gallacher, MA

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It’s true.  Schools fail to protect kids online.

Earlier this month, Kristen shared the story of Lydia’s daughters who were exposed to pornography through their elementary school classroom computers. Unfortunately, this story is not an isolated case.

First, I’ll show you how common it is for kids to be exposed to pornography on school devices.  Then, I’ll help you understand why this is happening.Read the rest

3 Steps to Give Kids an Internal Filter

by Kristen A. Jenson, MA

Originally published on Net Nanny’s blog, The Nanny Notes as Internet Safety: The Biggest Mistake (Smart) Parents Make

brother-sister-reading-ipad-844575-tabletA little girl goes to a friend’s home to play. Instead of playing with dolls, the two girls hide away in the closet and watch hard-core porn on the family’s iPad.

Is the fact that the iPad was not password-protected the biggest mistake her parents made?… Read the rest

Your Kids Are Safe Online at School, Right?

by Kristen A. Jenson, MA

Are you confident that your kids are safe online at school? Will they be exposed to pornography on school devices? Do you trust that your kids’ teachers and administrators have policies in place to handle this problem?

Think again.

In the days of mobile devices, complete protection from pornography at school has become an impossibility, underscoring the need for young kids to install their own internal filter.Read the rest

Victories from the Movement—Good News for Parents!

by Kristen A. Jenson, MA

Thumbs Up Family VictoriesThe momentum is building to warn and protect kids from pornography! Today I get to share some good news that proves all of our efforts are making a difference. (Don’t miss the inspiring message from Sam Gamgee at the end!)

New Video for Kids!

First up, I want to share the newly released video What Do I Do When I See Pornography?Read the rest

5 Steps to Addiction-Proof Kids

by Kristen A. Jenson, MA

5 steps addiction proof kidsHas addiction affected your family? This month is National Recovery Month. But wouldn’t it be great to designate one month as National Prevention Month? A time to focus on helping kids grow up addiction-free?

I believe our only hope lies in prevention! When we know better, we can do better! It’s important for parents to understand that they can take steps now to help kids become resilient to addictions of all kinds.… Read the rest

“Please Help! I’m Only 10 and I Watch Too Much Porn!”

by Claudine Gallacher, MA

Please Help with BorderKids as young as 10 years old feel so trapped by pornography that they’re reaching out for professional help. Craig Perra, founder of The Mindful Habit: A Revolutionary System to End Sex and Porn Addiction, has received over 150 calls in the past four years from boys 10-14 years old. Why? They want to stop watching porn, but can’t break the habit they know is hurting them.… Read the rest