When your child gives your parenting a failing grade: The power of vulnerable parenting

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“How would you rate my parenting on sensitive subjects?” Who amongst us would have the guts to ask such a question? We have enough fears about our we are doing as parents without having our kids confirm them! Marilyn Evans however, needed to know. And when her son gave her a failing grade she was brave enough to make changes. She … Read More

Sexual Detox, Digital Health, & “No Sleepovers”

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Navigating our new digital frontier is a complicated, and often intimidating journey. Add in being a parent and it’s enough to make you run for the hills and start a luddite community. Author, Blogger & Speaker Tim Challies was one of the first to start speaking out about the problems of Pornography in the new digital age. His book Sexual Detox … Read More

Spyware, Porn & Protecting Young Hearts, Eyes & Minds.

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By Josh Gilman: Recently the “WannaCry” ransomware virus began spread around the world, rapidly holding hostage hundreds of thousands of computers unless their user paid hundreds of dollars to the hackers behind it’s spread. Lives were even put in danger as some medical facilities around the world were held hostage as the computers that they need to keep people alive were … Read More

4 Strengths Predators Exploit in Strong Families

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By Daniel Gilman: Every strength has a flipside which can be a weakness. If unchecked it can be used by predators to manipulate our children. Here are four strengths that can become weaknesses in strong families. Forgiveness vs. Trust Forgiveness means letting go of toxic bitterness against someone. Forgiveness does not mean that we excuse that person or develop trust … Read More

Why being against sexual abuse meant I had to fight porn

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by Daniel Gilman: Everything in me wanted to leave that fight to someone else. I just wanted to combat sexual abuse and human trafficking, when I stumbled upon the brutal reality that meant if I wanted to fight those things, I had to turn my attention to fighting porn. Porn is both private and personal for so many nice and normal people. But I realized that if I … Read More

Handing 6 year olds porn in school

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Yesterday a story ran in local news outlets about a 6 year old, telling his parents he had been exposed to porn while using a school issued tablet during class. While stories based on the testimony of 6 year olds are very difficult to verify, that doesn’t hide one fact. This 6 year old boy HAS been exposed to porn. … Read More

Hazardous Homework

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by Colette Aikema We all know that technology is a wonderful tool. As is the Internet. We know this, our kids know this, and our kids’ teachers know this. Homework no longer consists of simply taking home some math problems and solving them. We are asking our kids to delve deeper into the problems and solutions of this world. To … Read More