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What to do when you discover your child is using pornography

By Allie Johnson |

Mother Daughter Talk

Sometimes as parents, we forget that our children are people who have the same innate curiosity and desire for sex as we do. So what do we do when we discover our child has been exposed to or is watching pornography? Our natural reaction is fear; frustration; anger; sadness; and in some cases, awkwardness! How do we talk to our kids about the world of pornography?

  1. Stay Calm! It's...
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Worried about pornography use in your home? 3 essential steps to prevention.

By Melanie Terry |

Many parents and spouses in today's world are worried about their families; there are a lot of opportunities for children to be exposed to offensive content on the Internet, and many spouses have a tragic history of pornography use or addiction.  So how do we guard our homes against this?  How do we help everyone to have safe use of the Internet for learning and recreation?...

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How to discuss text message notifications

By Melanie Terry |

Girl hiding face in front of laptopOne of the most unique features about the NetAngel filter is the instant alert system, which sends a text message notification if Internet content is blocked.  The purpose of the notifications is to bring the human element back into Internet use, making it the "First Human-Driven Internet Filter," as Brian indicated in his post, The History of NetAngel.  You are that human...

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History of NetAngel

By Brian McKellar |

Girl with tabletInternet filters don't do enough. The reason is you're trying to have a computer monitor and control what is right and wrong.  They do a pretty good job, they'll block a lot of big "bad" sites, but they always fall short of education. Sometimes I call NetAngel the "First Human Driven Internet Filter" because of its alerting system. Let me explain a little...

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You found out he’s been looking at porn. Now what?

By Melanie Terry |

Woman introspectionApproaching a spouse, friend, or child about pornography usage can be an intimidating task.  You probably feel sad, angry, or hurt upon finding out.  But remember, you want to keep communication lines open; the way you react to the information you now have can make or break ongoing dialogue to help your loved one or friend overcome their addiction. Here are some tips to opening up the...

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