Recent Posts by Kevin Phillips

“Parental Control” Software
Most of the time when we think about using "parental control" software, we're thinking about the need to protect our children from inappropriate or unwanted online content and contacts. But plenty of adults also struggle with online behaviors: compulsive use of social media, shopping addiction, gambling addiction, hypersexual disorder, etc. What resources work to manage online behavior? Read More: https://blogs.psychcentral.com/sex/2019/09/the-best-parental-control-software-for-adults-who-struggle-with-online-behaviors/...
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How Paying Attention Protects Our Children
The discovery of a child's first pornography exposure is every parent's nightmare. Yet I have heard enough stories and done enough research to believe that all parents will experience this frightening future moment. Whether accidentally or intentionally, I believe every child will see pornography. It's not a matter of if but when they are exposed, regardless of their gender, background, or beliefs. Some would call that bad news. I call it reality. The hopeful side of...
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Kids and The Internet
Many parents today are concerned that their kids may be spending too much time on the Internet. However, the U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that "screen time" as a whole is the problem. What is screen time? It's any time spent in front of a digital screen of any kind. This includes TVs, video game players, handheld digital devices, and of course computers. So, how much...
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