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”)
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
In honor of White Ribbon Against Pornography (WRAP), I am highlighting some resources for parents, children, and spouses this month. Don’t forget to celebrate WRAP Week, which always begins on the last Sunday of October! Have you ever looked in the mirror and hated your reflection? Be honest. Um, yes. I’m raising my hand. But… Read More WRAP Resources: New Children’s Books from Educate & Empower Kids
The air is getting cooler, and as I catch the scent of autumn leaves on the breeze several images come to mind. School buses, backpacks, trick-or-treating and … white ribbons. White Ribbon Against Pornography Week, which always begins on the last Sunday of October, is 10/29 – 11/4 this year. And to help celebrate, I’d… Read More WRAP Resources: Life After Lust
Parents often wonder when they should start talking to their kids about pornography. The answer is: as soon as they have access to the internet. For many families, that includes preschoolers. But how in the world are we supposed to bring it up with our littlest kiddos? They are so pure. Believe it or not,… Read More “Good Pictures Bad Pictures”: The JUNIOR version is here!
Hey, ladies! Have you heard about Addo Recovery? I LOVE them! They offer addiction programs, resources, and best of all a FREE online betrayal trauma course for wives of porn addicts. The premise of the course is that most survivors of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, follow a certain pattern: They are traumatized over a limited amount… Read More For traumatized women