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Media Savvy Moms is a podcast by Parents Aware, your go-to for information on how to talk to kids and teens about pornography and healthy sexuality.

Who knew honest conversations about parenting and pornography could be so laid-back and fun? Join Melody and Marilyn for a series of chats and interviews on their journey to help fellow parents tackle this challenging topic with their kids.

Feb 12, 2020

Ah … Valentine’s Day … time for paper hearts, candy, red roses … and a great reason to talk about about dating, relationships, and sex with your kids? Absolutely! 


What’s your first Valentine’s Day memory? Exchanging those little perforated cards in elementary school? Smearing pink frosting on a sugar cookie? For us, Valentine’s must include chocolate. Lots and lots of chocolate. (Yum.)


In the beginning, “liking” someone was so simple, wasn’t it? “Do you want to be my boyfriend/girlfriend? Check the box: yes or no.” Then pass the note back after lunch!


But as we get older, LOVE becomes a little more complicated.


It’s our job as parents to un-complicate things for our kids—to get back to basics! But how do we teach them what real love is, what a healthy relationship looks like, and how to navigate the craziness in our porn-saturated culture? Let’s talk about it!


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