Resources for Parent: Helping Our Children Grow in Sexual Integrity

To continue this discussion from the previous post, Take a Stand Against Porn, I have compiled a list of resources that have proven to be effective in helping parents address the issue of sexual morality with their children.   I would love to hear of others resources so please send any additions that you highly recommend via the comment function. It’s time parents take a stand against porn which silently erodes what we value and desire most for our children.

 Recommended Resources: 

Good Pictures Bad Pictures: Porn-Proofing Today’s Young Kids, by Kristen A. Jenson MA and Gail Poyner, PhD

I recommend this for all parents of young kids. This book is a GREAT tool for helping children develop their own internal filters. It features five-simple steps that empower your child with the cognitive skills needed to control their thoughts and impulsivity.

fightthenewdrug.org

This is an excellent website that provides a 2016 reference guide, video clips, and lots of current information about the negative affects of porn, especially it’s impact on the brain.  The “Get the Facts” link is very powerful.

Preparing Your Son for Every Man’s Battle: Honest Conversations About Sexual Integrity, by Stephen Arterburn and Fred Stoeker

The authors behind the best-selling Every Man series have put together resources and guidance a father needs to experience frank, thorough, and natural conversations with their son about sexual integrity.

It’s Great to Be a Girl!: A Guide to Your Changing Body (Secret Keeper Girl Series) by Dannah Gresh

Girls age 8 to 12 will find answers to questions about their changing body in this fun and down-to-earth handbook which introduces them to the beauty of their body from a rich Bible-based perpsective.

Lies Young Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free, by Nancy Leigh DeMoss and Dannah Gresh

In this book, Nancy and Dannah expose 25 of the lies most commonly believed by this generation via real-life accounts from some of the young women they interviewed, along with honest stories about how they’ve overcome lies they believed themselves.

Passport to Purity Series, by Dennis and Barbara Rainey

This CD series and/or books provide the framework for a weekend retreat for a father and son or a mother and daughter with the goal of articulating a workable plan to successfully prepare a preteen or early teen for the turbulent adolescent years?

 

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