Arm yourself with these resources.

Check back frequently for the latest research to help create a new norm for you and your family.


Websites

 
 

Fight the New Drug is raising awareness and educating about the harmful effects of pornography using only science, facts, and personal accounts, encouraging individuals to make informed decisions about porn

If you want a comprehensive list of filtering and monitoring solutions you will find it here! This mother/father team gives great tips for keeping our kids safe online, as well as sharing insightful blog posts and articles

Here you will find a great guide to developing your own family technology plan! They have an "Am I ready for a personal device?" self-evaluation for teens, positive strategies for better screen time habits in our homes, and other helpful resources.

Protect Young Minds has VERY useful tools to prepare your kids to protect themselves from pornography. Their articles, newsletters, and books will help you feel empowered as a parent!



Come here to find help in knowing how to prevent child sexual abuse and how to talk to kids about safety without causing fear.

This is a documentary, and you can subscribe to get weekly blog articles from Dr. Ruston with conversation starters with your teens, and articles about social media, video game use, tech tips, latest research and more.

Educate and Empower Kids (EEK) provides resources to parents and educators to encourage deep connection with their kids through media education, meaningful family communication, and intentional parenting.

This is a highly successful program aimed to help free ourselves, children, and/or loved ones from the trap of pornography. They are an affordable, proactive, and responsive non-therapy solution for users and families.




Books

The Tech-Wise Family – by Andy Crouch

Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids - and How to Break the Trance – by Nicolas Kardaras

iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us – by Jeanne Twenge

The Anatomy of Peace  – by The Arbinger Institute

The Five Love Languages of Teenagers  – by Gary Chapman 

Good pictures Bad pictures                A great first step on how to introduce the dangers of pornography in a comfortable, easy to understand way.    – by Kristen A. Jenson and Gail Poyner