Apparently the "Potty-Mouthed Princesses F-Bombs for Feminism" videos have received a million-and-a -half hits on the internet, and are causing quite a stir. Here's how one family therapist who is also a mother and grandmother of girls feels about them.
We have been deluged with news reports about sexual assault allegations regarding Bill Cosby this week, and at the same time reports of the mishandling of brutal rape at UVA have been emerging. RAINN reports a 50% increase in calls to its sexual assault hotline as a result of these topics in the media. How can all of this help survivors of childhood sexual abuse?
Despite their determination to never treat their own children the way they were treated, one out of three adults who were abused as children will grow up to abuse their own. What factors help the others to break the cycle of abuse and raise children in a healthy home environment?
There are many kinds of terrorists around the world, but the abused child is often bound by the moods and behavior of a predator at home, from whom there is no escape. It takes a community to rescue and to protect a child. Here are 12 community projects designed to intervene, to promote awareness, to touch the heart, and to give hope. Let them inspire you toward action.
Are you a parent who is struggling with whether or not to teach your child about child sexual abuse? Would you like some guidance concerning appropriate age? When and how do you begin? This blog will offer some food for thought...and for action.
News of Robert Richards IV being exempt from jail time after being convicted of raping his 3-yrear-old daughter shocked many. This month is National Child Abuse Prevention and National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. What is your personal response?
What parents and grandparents need to know about cyber-sex addiction in order to protect the children in their lives from the very real modern-day threat of Internet sexual exploitation and development of an addiction to Internet pornography.