Articles by Lori Doerneman

Lori Doerneman • I have found that most parents will use filters on their family's devices, but the struggle comes when they try to talk to their kids about pornography. To help parents engage in the conversation with their children (ages 0-14), my son, Eric, and I created The Parenting Dare. In this online course, we share everything we have learned. We also give presentations to parents on this topic. It has been a joy to work with my incredibly charismatic, wondrously alive son.

4 Simple Ways to Open Your Child’s Heart

The first time I found out that my oldest child, Eric, was looking at pornography, I was absolutely shocked. I felt betrayed, angry, and overwhelmed. But perhaps my greatest emotion was shame. (Read our story in…

My Worst Mommy Moment and How It Totally Changed My Parenting

When I became a mother, I was excited to teach my babies about life! They were like sponges. They just soaked up whatever I taught them. Talk about gorgeous. I am an extroverted Catholic mom…