News | Topic: Parents

The Consequences Of Teen Motherhood Can Last For Generations

Declining rates of adolescent pregnancy come with a catch. Read the article here.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘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.

Read the blog post here.

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.

Read the article here.

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.

Read the full article here.

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.

Read the article here.