News | Topic: Parents
Jul 23, 2021
Parents’ Fears Over Sexting And Abuse Among Teenagers
A vivid picture of sexual assaults and harassment in teenagers’ lives has been laid bare in recent months but parents rarely speak about the emotional turmoil they face. Read the article here.
May 27, 2021
Talking To Your Kids About Sex: The Surprising Way To Reduce Anxiety And Depression
Protect Young Minds provides a transcription and video of an interview between Kristen Jenson and Dr. Christy Kane. Kristen and Dr. Kane discuss the importance of talking to kids about sex and how that contributes to their mental health. Watch or read here.
Apr 20, 2021
Father Jailed For Refusing To Affirm Daughter As Male
Imagine a world where you can be jailed for attempting to protect your child from medical assault. Read the article here.
Jan 4, 2021
Is Marriage Becoming Irrelevant?
29% say it is very important for a couple to marry if they have a child, down from 38% in 2013. Read the report here.
Nov 30, 2020
‘Transhood’: New HBO Max Documentary ‘More Exploitative Than Cuties’
A new HBO Max documentary raises new questions about the transgender debate and how parents play a role in shaping their children’s gender identity, and it has prompted calls to boycott the streaming service. Read the article here.
Nov 30, 2020
Pumping The Brakes On Teen Sex Change
A judge gives a mother more time to make her case. Read the article here.
Dec 19, 2019
What 10 Parents Learned When Their Child Was Caught In A Porn Trap
10 parents give their unique perspective on helping a child overcome the addictive pull of pornography. Read the article here.
Sep 25, 2019
‘Don’t Wait’: How To Talk To Teenagers About Porn
A generation is growing up with online pornography. What impact is it having on them – and how should parents handle it? Read the article here.
Sep 19, 2019
What Does The Internet Teach Your Teen About Sex?
Parents and schools should help kids fact-check what they’re “learning” online. Read the article here.
Sep 6, 2019
4 Ways To Help Kids Deal With Discomfort: Life Skills That Build Emotional Resilience
Parents report that one of the top reasons they avoid discussions about pornography with their children is they are afraid they’ll make their child uncomfortable. Read the article here.
Jun 12, 2019
What Age Should Parents Teach Their Children Healthy Sexuality?
Jim Burns of HomeWord provides some helpful suggestions to parents. Read his blog post here.
Apr 22, 2019
Parent Alert! Now Parents Are Making Porn For Their Kids?!
A group of moms from the UK decided to produce porn they felt would be appropriate to show to their kids. Read the article here.
Mar 14, 2019
The Consequences Of Teen Motherhood Can Last For Generations
Declining rates of adolescent pregnancy come with a catch. Read the article here.
Mar 14, 2019
5 Body Safety Rules Every 5-Year-Old Should Know
It seems like the number of things you need to talk to your children about in order to keep them safe just keeps growing! One issue that should be at the top of your list is protecting kids from sexual abuse. Read the article here.
Mar 7, 2019
In Their Own Words: Parents Of Kids Who Think They Are Trans Speak Out
When a child says he is transgender, we are expected nowadays to accept and celebrate this announcement.
But there are many parents who are not celebrating. They are suffering in silence. They know their children were not born in the wrong bodies and that hormones and surgeries are not the answers to their discomfort and confusion.
Their stories are heartbreaking. Here they are, in their own words.
Read the rest of the article here.
Jan 4, 2019
It’s Awkward, And It’s OK: You CAN Talk To Your Kids About Pornography
We need to talk to our kids at younger ages than we probably feel comfortable doing. Read the article here.
Oct 24, 2018
My Child’s Friend Has A Problem With Pornography! What Should I Do?
You’re probably taking great steps to safeguard your kids against pornography. Have you thought about how pornography may be affecting their friends? Read the article from Protect Young Minds here.
Oct 15, 2018
Parents Teach Firstborns About Sex, But Not Their Later Kids
Younger siblings are less likely than firstborns to hear about the birds and the bees from their parents, a new study suggests. Read the article here.
Oct 9, 2018
Checked Off ‘The Talk’ With Your Teen? Not So Fast: Once Isn’t Enough
New research from Brigham Young University family life professor Laura Padilla-Walker suggests that when it comes to your teens, one vague and generic conversation about sex is not enough. Read the article here.
Aug 28, 2018
Parents: What’s Better Than Internet Filters? Actual Conversations About Porn
Fight The New Drug shares practical tips around having conversations with your kids about pornography. Read the full article here.