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Your family is under attack online. Your kids are relying on you to protect them. It is not a matter of if, but when, your child sees pornography. Learn what safeguards to put in place and prepare yourself to have important conversations with your kids.

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The Hope That Comes From Springtime and Summer

“Spring is when you feel like whistling, even with a shoe full…

“Spring is when you feel like whistling, even with a shoe full of slush”. As a Midwesterner, this quote by Doug Larson has me smiling. So long as the snow is melting, the sun is…

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Deceptively Effective: What Our Screen-Saturated World Is Doing to You

What happens when you use technology without intention? Author, speaker, and Covenant…

What happens when you use technology without intention? Author, speaker, and Covenant Eyes software developer Doug Smith tackles that question in a recent episode of the Covenant Eyes podcast. As a software developer, Doug spent…

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Porn and Parenting Styles: What Pastors Need to Know

Not too long ago, I wrote a piece about the connections between…

Not too long ago, I wrote a piece about the connections between purity culture’s teachings and pornography use. As I mentioned there, one of the biggest issues with purity culture is that it allowed parents…

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Covenant Eyes Was Made for Families: Students Share Their Stories

For many young people, “accountability” might sound like a code word for…

For many young people, “accountability” might sound like a code word for “my parents are spying on me.” But recently I heard from three students who expressed a very different perspective. Three of this year’s…

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Covenant Eyes Was Made for Family Conversations: The Hoskins’ Story

I recently sat down with Cheryl Hoskins, a member of the Covenant…

I recently sat down with Cheryl Hoskins, a member of the Covenant Eyes development team, and her husband Paul. I asked them to talk about their experience using the Covenant Eyes software with their family.…

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Responding in Love (Not Anger) When Your Child Confesses Their Porn Use

Your child approaches you and tells you that they’ve been looking at…

Your child approaches you and tells you that they’ve been looking at porn. As a parent, how do you respond? You may feel tempted to yell, take away their phone, ground them, or all of…

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5 Common Questions Kids Ask About Porn

One of my jobs at Covenant Eyes is to read all of…

One of my jobs at Covenant Eyes is to read all of the comments that people leave on this blog. Sometimes, I receive comments and questions from kids who feel all alone and don’t know…

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2020 Digital Device Gift Guide: Smartphones, Gaming, and Gadgets

This post was originally shared at Protect Young Eyes. We encourage you…

This post was originally shared at Protect Young Eyes. We encourage you to check out their website for other great tips related to social media, devices, and parental controls.  Hello, Parents! The Protect Young Eyes…

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