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Why Kids in Elementary School Aren’t Safe on EBSCO Databases

Do your children use EBSCO? Whether they go to public or private school, there’s a good chance they do. Because EBSCO is one of the largest online educational databases in the country! Kids use this “curriculum appropriate” resource to do research and reading for school. Great, right? WRONG. Turns out, EBSCO is not “curriculum appropriate” at […]

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2018 Dirty Dozen List: EBSCO

Parental Controls for the Steam PC Video Game Platform: Family View

Steam is a very popular, free gaming platform that you download onto your PC and allows you to buy and download games onto your computer. From the latest figures from January 2018, Steam has 18.5 million simultaneous users at peak time. That is a massive number of users, including adults and kids. Steam offers a […]

2018 Dirty Dozen List: Steam

How Parents React to Finding Their Young Children Watching Pornography – New Study

A 2017 research study examined how parents responded when their younger-than-12-year-old children were exposed to adult content. “A Qualitative Study of what U.S. Parents Say and Do when Their Young Children See Pornography” involved parents completing a survey questionnaire about their reaction to such a situation. This study found that parents reacted in one of […]

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Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

Podcast: When Should You Talk to Your Kids About Pornography?

Before we can begin to address “how” to talk to kids about pornography, it’s important to understand “when” that conversation becomes relevant. Many parents might assume that a few years after puberty is the time to have this talk. However, in today’s digital culture, studies show that many children are being exposed to pornography before […]

Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

How to Use Parental Controls for the Xbox 360

Explicit or harmful content seems to be bombarding kids through media and games on a daily basis. If anywhere, then, the home should be as secure from these negative forces as possible. A lot of kids and families have fun using the popular gaming device, Xbox 360. But this device’s ability to connect to the Internet, […]

Issue: Pornography Harms

“Sexting” and the Dangers of Hidden Apps

By: Irene Neumann The phenomenon of “sexting”—the practice of taking and sending sexually provocative or explicit photos of oneself and sending them to another person via email or mobile device—has taken youth culture by storm. According to a CBS News article that quotes Dr. Kristin Perry, a psychologist and founder of a parenting resource called […]

2018 Dirty Dozen: Snapchat

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