News | Topic: Parents
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.
Jul 23, 2018
‘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.
Jul 23, 2018
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.
Mar 6, 2018
What Parents Need To Know About Sexting
Tips for talking with your child about sexting from JAMA Pediatrics. Read the article here.
Aug 14, 2017
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.
Jul 28, 2017
Same-Sex Attraction And Me
Tammy Perlmutter shares her experience in this blog post from Harvest USA. Read it here.
Feb 13, 2017
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.
Sep 1, 2016
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.