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

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

Filed in : Media, Pornography Concerns, TV

An email came today that completely sums up why I started Sensible Cyber Parenting as part of The Computer Monkey, LLC.  It was a fundraising letter from The National Center for Sexual Exploitation, formerly known as Morality in Media.  One of their key projects is Porn Harms which seeks to oppose and expose pornography and those who promote and support it.  In […] Read more

Filed in : Pornography Concerns

Contrary to what you may see on popular sitcoms, porn is not a punchline. It is a billion dollar industry and a threat that is actually targeted at your children as the next generation of customers. Part of the battle against protecting kids from pornography is that not all parents view it as the threat that it is and many […] Read more

Filed in : Parental Controls, Pornography Concerns

Learn How Pornography Addiction Affects the Teenage Brain – Infographic from HelpYourTeenNow.com   […] Read more