News | Topic: Parents

‘Boy Or Girl?’ Parents Raising ‘Theybies’ Let Kids Decide

Parents in the U.S. are increasingly raising children outside traditional gender norms — allowing boys and girls to play with the same toys and wear the same clothes — though experts say this is happening mostly in progressive, well-to-do enclaves. Read the article here.

Changing Teen Sex Trends

Don’t miss opportunities to talk with your teen about sex and relationships. Data shows that parents have the greatest influence of anyone in teens’ lives on their decisions about sex. Read the article here.

What Parents Need To Know About Sexting

Tips for talking with your child about sexting from JAMA Pediatrics. Read the article here.

What Do Moms Of Tweens Worry About Most?

There is one thing that moms of tween girls have to deal with in an unprecedented way, and that is society’s push to sexualize our girls at a very young age. Read the article here.

Same-Sex Attraction And Me

Tammy Perlmutter shares her experience in this blog post from Harvest USA. Read it here.

How To Talk To Your Kids About Sex (With As Little Awkwardness As Possible)

Kara Powell helps those who are nervous about talking to their kids about sex in her blog for Fuller Youth Institute.

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LGBT Acceptance Is On The Rise Among Global Parents

Global parents’ views of the LGBT community are loosening up — and entertainment has a powerful influence upon their attitudes, according to a new study.

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Many Stores Honoring Parents’ Requests for ‘Gender-Neutral’ Kids’ Clothing

Pink for girls. Truck motifs for boys. A growing number of parents want to get outside those parameters when it comes to dressing their kids.

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Top Tips for Parents on Managing Sexting

Top tips for parents that catch their children sexting, and how to involve the school and the social media provider. Read the article here.

When Your Child is Looking at Porn

Covenant Eyes offers a free step-by-step guide for Christian parents. Download the guide at their website here.

Parenting the Internet Generation

Internet accountability software company Covenant Eyes is offering a free e-book to help parents be vigilant in the digital age. Download the free e-book here.

Pediatricians Call It What It Is – Child Abuse

The American College of Pediatricians has released an in-depth report stating that the move to indoctrinate children with the idea that they can pick their gender amounts to child abuse.

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, and a great opportunity to talk to your kids about this important topic that impacts 1 in 3 U.S. teens.

Read the article and get the statistics here.

Adults Play an Important Role in Addressing Teen Dating Violence

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, and many parents still don’t fully understand how common teen dating violence is. Check out these helpful tips to knowing how to talk to your kids about this particular issue.

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How Parents Can Influence Kids’ Romantic Relationships

Parents may have more positive influence on their children’s relationships than they may expect, particularly if they already have a strong relationship with their kids.

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Parents Unaware of Popular Teen Secret-Posting App

The After School App allows teens to post secrets about their classmates, but like similar apps has dissolved into a platform for bullying.

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Teens More Cautious About Sex When Parents Set Rules, Study Finds

A new analysis suggests that parents who set rules and keep tabs on their teenagers may have kids who are more cautious about sex.

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Alas, You Do Have to Talk To Your Teen About Sex

Kids who hear from parents make wiser choices. Read the article here.

Pre-Teens are Getting Birth Control Implants Without Parental Consent Thanks to These Schools

Reports state that schools in Washington state are now offering girls as young as 11 access to contraception, including intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUD), without parental consent.

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The Real Truth About Sex: What We’re Not Telling Our Kids

We’re a culture obsessed with parenthood, or “parenting,” as we like to call it, but when it comes to the hazards of sex, our approach falls somewhere between passivity and paralysis.

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