Protecting the Innocence of Your Child

Today, I am over at The Better Mom sharing ways to protect the innocence of your child.  Here is a snippet:


“Not too long ago, I read an article in a magazine about a three year old boy whose favorite movie was SpiderMan.  This may not surprise you, but it sure did surprise me!  In fact, I was actually grieving the fact that a little toddler who should be playing with cars, learning his alphabet and having his boo-boo’s kissed witnessed the PG-13 violence and story-lines meant for those much older.

Innocence is a seemingly elusive concept in our modern world. Children are exposed to the violence and adult content that pervade our movies, media and video games, not to mention our marketing.  (Did you catch Cassandra’s post on our culture causing children to grow up too fast?  It is a must read!)  As a mom of a 2 and 4 year old, I am trying to be vigilant in protecting the innocence of my sweet children, but it is a daunting task. How do we protect the eyes and ears of our children while living in a world where violence is the norm and immorality is widely accepted? . . .”

Read the full post here.