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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 27, 2019

In today's show, we'll outline 3 strategies to help parents overcome the suffocating fear of having a child who is addicted to pornography.

Everyone knows when the cabin pressure drops, you must put your own oxygen mask on before attending to others. That’s tough advice for parents to swallow.

Even in the best of times we’re apt to put our kids’ needs ahead of our own. But when it comes to helping a child let go of a compulsion to use pornography, it’s crucial that we have a dependable source of air to help us maintain steady breathing patterns. After all, it’s going to be important to take regular calming breaths as we face the journey ahead.

Related article: My Child Needs Help: 6 Practical Ways to Put Your Oxygen Mask On First

Here are 3 strategies to help you “keep breathing” when you discover your child has a porn problem:

  1. Find help at home
  2. Find help in the community
  3. Find help online

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