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Ep 74: Let’s Talk About Porn with Amy Lang and Casey O’Roarty

Today, we're diving into a really important topic: the impact of pornography on children. We've got two amazing guests with us, Amy Lang and Casey O'Roarty, to help unpack this.

We're seeing some worrying trends with kids being exposed to explicit content online, and it's more important than ever for parents to step in and have open, honest conversations. We'll talk about the role of proactive parenting and the neurological effects of pornography on young minds. 

Plus, we'll discuss the importance of teaching kids about consent and critical thinking to counter harmful stereotypes.

Our chat also touches on the broader societal implications, encouraging parents to have conversations that align with their personal values. We'll highlight the need for ongoing monitoring and filtering of online content, and we'll inspire parents to take action in fostering healthy relationships and tackling tough topics like pornography with joyful courage.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Introduction
  • Hidden Pornography
  • Impact of Brain Development
  • Breaking the “Not My Kid” Mentality
  • Initiating Conversations about Pornography
  • Shifting Perspectives: Pornography Consumers
  • The Role of Parents to Protect their Child
  • Connecting Pornography to Transactional Sex
  • Final Thought on Pornography and Kids

Stay tuned for more Heartful conversations on parenting, love, and inclusivity. Thank you for listening!

Cheers,

Christy

Links Mentioned in this Episode: 

Casey O’Roarty

Joyful Courage Podcast

besproutable.com/teens

www.facebook.com/joyfulcourage

IG – @joyful_courage

Amy Lang

Birds+Bees+Kids Podcast

birdsandbeesandkids.com

www.facebook.com/birdsbeeskids

IG – @birdsandbeeskids

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Christy Keating is a certified parent coach,  positive discipline educator, and motivational speaker. She is the founder and CEO of The Heartful Parent Collective, which includes Heartful Parent Coaching, Savvy Parents Safe Kids, and Heartful Parent Academy.

The mother of two amazing daughters, Christy strives to build a happier, healthier world - one child, one parent, and one family at a time.