As mothers in the digital age we are overwhelmed enough trying to gauge screen time, balance dozens of devices, regulate peer pressure (“but all my friends have a smartphone!) … not to mention COVID-19! How are we supposed to know how to be good parents in all this mess? Where is the manual? … Read More Where is the Village? A Shout-out to Moms (Guest Post on “Difficult Conversations”)
If you follow my blog, you will probably recognize this amazing guy. I have been following Forest Benedict’s work for years, and finally had time to sit down and interview him for the Media Savvy Moms podcast a few weeks ago. Woot! Listen to the episode here: Dear Porn: A Father’s Letter with Forest Benedict… Read More Dear Porn: An Interview for Parents — Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP
By Julie Nelson, Shasta Knight & Melody Bergman At the beginning of April, I met some pretty cool mamas at the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation (CESE) Summit in Washington D.C. One dynamic mother-daughter duo, Julie & Shasta, has offered to share what they learned at the conference as a collaborative blog post on MamaCrossroads!… Read More “I Didn’t Know”: 3 Takeaways for Parents from the 2018 CESE Summit
For many, the #MeToo Movement might be just flash in the pan. A fly-by-night headline that goes viral for a while and then vanishes with yesterday’s tweets. But not for me. Just like a giant game of “telephone,” this movement has become so widespread and muddled that many of us don’t have a clue where… Read More #Me Too: A Place to Start
The boys and I got on a plane without Daddy. And without asking him. It has taken us a long time to get to this point. A long, long time. I’ve known about the adultery for five years. And I’ve known about the pornography for nine. Nine long years. Nine long years of feeling like… Read More We flew away
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