Years ago Pure and Simple gave a presentation on web safety at my son’s school. Being as he was only in kindergarten I thought, “Woohoo! I don’t have to care about that for a long time!” Much to my disappointment, it was only a few years later that web safety suddenly did become my problem!

Now that it is my job as a professional and a parent I have spent a considerable amount of time online reading about how to defend ourselves and our children while online.

For a full article on protecting your kids check out Matt Fradd’s blogs, particularly this beauty:


There is also a book available in print (yes, that still happens) and as an ebook written specifically to read with your kids to ease the pain of the porn discussion.


Good Pictures Bad Pictures is a comfortable, read-aloud story about a      mom and dad who teach their child what pornography is, why it’s dangerous, and how to reject it.”

For a side-by-side comparison of web filters go to