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How to React When Your Child Has Viewed Pornography

For parents maneuvering their way through the thick fog of pornography, it can be easy to fall into despair and negativity. Parents can be angry and guilty by the fact that their child has viewed porn while the child too is ashamed and fearful of seeking counsel and healing from his or her parents. However, Protect Young Minds advocates a […]

Child Protection League Event

Join us in attending the Child Protection League event, Hijacking Their Minds, on September 26, 2017 in Bloomington, Minnesota. Learn from expert speakers Stella Morabito and Dr. Karen R. Effrem as they unmask the radical, child endangering trends in education. The event will discuss how ‘safe schools’ and social emotional learning (SEL) indoctrinate our children. Click HERE to register before […]

Recalculating a Mindset of Consumption

When was the last time you told your child “no” when they asked for something in the store, or advised him or her to wait before clicking the “purchase” button? As parents of teens with over  $258 billion a year in disposable income, what can we do to help them counter this culture of consumption and instant […]

Internet Safety Month

Internet Safety Month offers parents the opportunity to refresh themselves on safe internet use and teach children how to be safe online throughout the summer months. The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and ConnectSafely kicked off the month offering tips on the following topics: Gaming Safety for Parents and Teens Child Phone Use Safely Planning […]

Choosing Your Battles

Counselor Shelby Hall published an article through Focus on the Family describing a session with a frustrated mother who was sharing a heated conversation she had had with her teen. The mother finally said, “I know I have to pick my battles; I just don’t know which ones to pick.” “Her words reflect a common dilemma […]

How to Begin Parenting the Internet Generation

Research published by the University of Alberta reported about 90 percent of boys and 70% of girls, ages 13 to 14, have accessed porn at least once. Researchers also discovered 35% of boys reported viewing porn online “too many times to count.” On the same level, a study by the Pew Research Center indicated 30% of 17-year-olds have […]

Tips on Teaching Your Kids About Sex

Our culture paints a tremendously tainted version of sexuality. Blaring messages thrown around on TV, social media, and billboards must be challenged and confronted in the home. Our culture is not ashamed to talk about sexuality; therefore, parents cannot afford to be ashamed to address sexuality in the home. How you pursue and model relationships […]

Four Ways You Can Protect Your Children From Sexual Abuse

According to Kristen Jenson, founder of Protect Young Minds, abuse can happen to anyone. No one can completely protect a child from abuse. Jenson goes on to report that 93% of perpetrators are known by the victim. Click HERE to read more on how to identify the warning signs of perpetrators. So how can parents be pro-active in training their […]

4 Reminders for Stressed Parents

Parents be encouraged: Someday, you will look back on this difficult period of conflict and be thankful that you stayed on course! Here are four of Dr. James Dobson’s eight reminders for stressed parents: 1. You are not to blame for the temperament with which your child was born.  Your child is simply a tough kid to handle […]

Parents Beware of Roblox

  A new game, Roblox, is gaining popularity among children ages 8-12. Roblox allows children to “create adventures, play games, role play and learn with their friends.” So what do parents need to be aware of? The game has a chat feature that allows predators to approach children online. It is also possible to use one’s avatar to […]