Originally published on PornProof Kids ™ on August 28, 2014
A parent’s nightmare
An innocent kindergartner gets on a school bus to ride home. A third-grader approaches her, holds up a smartphone and says, “Look at this!” What the little girl sees is hard core porn. This story came from a middle class neighborhood in Boise, Idaho, but it can happen anywhere.… Read the rest
They say to fight fire with fire, so this entire month we are showcasing some of our favorite anti-porn videos! (And a few others that may surprise you!)
Seriously! You are going to love these videos!
You: “Why do I want to ruin my summer watching depressing videos about porn?”
Us: No! You don’t! But these videos aren’t depressing if you see them as a way to gain knowledge and power.… Read the rest
Another One Bites the Dust
I just heard about another divorce caused by pornography addiction. A few years ago when I read the statistic that 56% of all divorces name pornography addiction as a major factor, I was blown away. But now I wonder if that percentage is even higher!
This tragedy was similar to so many others. The ex-husband was exposed as a young child and never overcame his addiction to Internet pornography.… Read the rest
A parent’s nightmare
An innocent kindergartner gets on a school bus to ride home. A third-grader approaches her, holds up a smartphone and says, “Look at this!” What the little girl sees is hard core porn. This story came from a middle class neighborhood in Boise, Idaho, but it can happen anywhere.
How does this little girl react? Will she tell her parents?… Read the rest
Note: This is my 100th post! Yay! OK, I just needed everyone to know. Hey, if you’re looking for a reason to indulge in chocolate or, even better, ice cream, go ahead and celebrate with me!
Why Do Kids Keep Secrets from Their Parents?
In an ideal world, kids would automatically tell their parents everything that troubled or embarrassed them, like being exposed to pornography.… Read the rest
Our kids need every defensive tool against pornography that we can provide and Internet filtering is one of the basics. Marisa Corless is passionate about being a mom and providing her kids with the best childhood possible. She’s an avid researcher on topics concerning child-rearing and today we get her take on Internet filtering.
One Mom’s Advice on Internet Safety
By Marisa Corless
To provide Internet safety, most parents use some sort of software that is loaded onto their computer.… Read the rest
This is the third in a six-article series to help parents respond to a child’s accidental porn exposure or purposeful seeking it out. The first article in the series is Your Child Has Viewed Porn, Now What? 5 SMART Tips for Parents.
The SMART Plan
- Stay calm
- Make a plan
- Assist your child to sort out their feelings
- Regularly check in with your kids
- Train your family
Make a Plan
Before you talk with your child about their exposure to pornography, make a plan about what you want to accomplish.… Read the rest
This is the first article in a six-article series designed to help parents respond effectively to a child’s exposure to pornography.
by Kristen A. Jenson, MA
If you discover your child has already viewed Internet pornography, the way you respond can make a big difference. It’s worth the effort to help keep your kids safe online by planning for an occurrence that has become all too common.… Read the rest
To help keep kids safe online, every parent needs to warn and educate their kids about the dangers of pornography. If they don’t, kids are left to the predatory wolves of the porn industry who are looking to create an addicted customer for life.
Here are five of my best tips to get you started.
- Get comfortable with your topic.
… Read the rest
I’m not sure where I first came upon the term sexual integrity, but it both impressed me and intrigued me. I realized It should be included with several other values to pass on to my kids like: honesty, loyalty, trustworthiness, kindness and generosity. But what is sexual integrity? I asked a few friends, and here’s what they said:
- “I think sexual integrity implies having a clear understanding of the purpose of sex (to bond two people together/to create life) and respecting the power of sex such that you would not use it for any other purpose.”
- “Sexual integrity is having sexual strength and doing what is ultimately best for us—even when others aren’t looking or don’t know what we’re doing.”
My own definition would probably be a combination of these two.… Read the rest