Filed in : Parenting in the Digital World, Pornography Concerns

Below is a link to a chilling and disturbing list and explanation of child pornography related crimes committed by college professors and staff. I applaud Dr. Handrahan for this extensive compilation of these horrific crimes. Yet, Dr. Handrahan claims suggest that this list may just be the tip of the iceberg: “My research, which is far from comprehensive, details 90 professors and […] Read More

Filed in : Filtering, Parental Controls, Parenting in the Digital World, Pornography Concerns

I read an article yesterday that gave the opinions of several mom bloggers on parental controls. It was obvious that many of them didn’t really think they were necessary or considered parental controls to be more for spying on their children or alerting to cyber bullying etc. The harmful and addictive nature of pornography should make it the number one […] Read More

Filed in : Parenting in the Digital World, Pornography Concerns

This letter from Liz Wann passionately expresses the lure and evil of pornography. Where God’s Word exhorts judgement it also reveals His grace. Likewise, Liz beautifully expresses the grace and help we receive from Jesus when we rely on Him. Her letter is published at Desiring God but you can start it below: My Dear Sons, The eye beholds much good and […] Read More

Filed in : Parenting in the Digital World, Pornography Concerns

As if having “The Talk” isn’t difficult enough, now parents also need to talk to their kids about pornography. In fact, talking to them about pornography is nearly as important as setting up protection on the online devices they use. Being forewarned really is forearmed, and it is critical when it comes to helping them have the proper response when they […] Read More

Filed in : Parenting in the Digital World, Pornography Concerns

The following letter probably speaks for many moms who are concerned about their sons growing up in an era when pornography is so prevalent and seemingly accepted. I first saw part of the letter on the For Every Mom (@4evrymom) blog, but the original post comes from Amusing Maralee (@amusingmaralee).  I want  to include this letter here so it can be […] Read More

Filed in : Pornography Concerns

The authorities have now arrested Virginia Tech freshman, David Eisenhauer, for the murder of 13-year-old Nicole Lovell.  News reports (below) indicate that the Kik anonymous messaging app was involved in their communication.  Other reports indicate that the Facebook group called “Teen Dating and Flirting” might have been involved as well.  That Facebook group has since disappeared.  It seems there is no […] Read More

Filed in : Parenting in the Digital World, Pornography Concerns

Most of the time teaching kids about sexuality is referred to as “The Talk”, but hopefully in your home it is a series of age-appropriate discussions from childhood to adolescence. In considering this post, I reminded myself that this blog is about protecting kids online not really parenting in general. However, a healthy understanding of God’s gift of sexuality can […] Read More

Filed in : Pornography Concerns

Fight The New Drug just released an infographic that succinctly explains porn addiction and why it is so destructive.   It covers how porn affects brain chemistry, relationships and prosperity. Take a look at it and share with the people in your life. Pornography Infographic from Fight the New Drug […] Read More

Filed in : Pornography Concerns

Feminist Gail Dines gives a shocking, but accurate TED talk on today’s pornified culture and what it does to our youth. She fiercely battles for the hearts and minds of our girls and boys while she demonstrates how they are being bombarded with horrific images and messaging that has devastating consequences.  Because of the content viewer discretion is advised, but […] Read More

Filed in : Parenting in the Digital World, Pornography Concerns

There is an expression that has recently become a part of our vernacular that I like — “I can’t unsee that!” If it were around then, I imagine it would have been used in this classic Seinfeld episode where Elaine starts off the dancing at a wedding reception.  I can just hear George saying “I can’t unsee that” instead of […] Read More