Porn in the Pandemic: A Parents’ Guide

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The pandemic has forced families everywhere to shelter at home. The kids are bored and restless, so — like many of us — they have turned to their screens for entertainment and distraction.

Most parents don’t realize that free, hardcore porn is available to anyone with a smart device. Porn in the pandemic is the topic of the Reward Foundation’s lengthy list of resources for parents, which includes videos, guidance for having difficult conversations (including the Culture Reframed Program for Parents of Tweens and Program for Parents of Teens), tips on smartphone use, helpful apps and books.

The risks for kids accessing porn are many. Does your young person, for example, neglect important parts of life, such as health (getting enough sleep, etc.), schoolwork, and family life?

Read the full story on porn in the pandemic.

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Where are your kids getting their sex education? Their smartphones? In this digital age, it’s critical for young people to have trusted adults to help them build resilience and resistance to hypersexualized media and porn. Check out Culture Reframed’s free online Programs for Parents of Tweens and Program for Parents of Teens.


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