Protect My Family

Guiding Family Media Choices

8 Ways to Use Your Teen's Technology for Good
By embracing today's technology you can build stronger bonds with your teen.

But Mom, You Were Spying!
Worried about what your teen is up to on MySpace or Facebook? These tips will help.

Gray Matters: 5 Principles of Discernment
These biblical principles will radically affect the way you approach decisions about media and daily life.

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Internet Concerns

Monitoring Internet Activity
Here's how monitoring software can help keep your children safe online.

Right Now: Teens and Instant Messenger
Like cell phone text messaging, instant messaging is now a favored way to communicate among teens.

Social Networking Site Safety
Help your teenager exercise safe online social skills.

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Phones, iPods & Wireless Devices

Cell Phone Rules
Don't just "phone it in" when it comes to guiding and protecting your kids by setting limits on cell phone use.

iPod. Do You?
Illegal music downloading is more than just a problem for the music industry. Parents need to get involved too.


TV, Movies & Video Games

5 Mistakes That Can Turn Your Child Into a Video Game Junkie
Avoid these common mistakes to help protect your child from video game addiction.

Digital Junkies
Protect your child from video-game addiction.

Directing TV's Role in Your Home
Here's how to balance TV viewing time and its influence in your home.

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Your Questions Answered

How do I know if I need counseling?
Many people avoid counseling as if it is a disease or a prison sentence.


Other Safety Issues

Reporting Broadcast Indecency
61 percent of Americans say they are very concerned over what children see or hear on TV.

When Other Families Need Discernment
Concerned about the choices of your child's friends? Here's how to discuss the subject with their parents.


More Help

Plugged In Online
Movie, DVD, television, music, and video game reviews are designed to equip parents and teens navigate the culture in which they live.

Family Protection Suite
These resources are intended to equip families with the tools to combat the technological threats they face.