Spend any amount of time listening to main stream music and you might be shocked at the direct references to sexual violence, vulgarity, crudeness and explicit language. Parents, grandparents and caregivers need to be vigilant in protecting young ears from the exposure.
Protect Young Minds (.org) is one of our favorite blog sites and newsletters filled with helpful links designed to help parent’s navigate music apps, downloads and parental controls. ProtectYoungMinds.org is an excellent reference site providing researched based information about the affects of pornography and offering real-life application to fight the battle within our own homes.
Read Explicit Content in 7 Top Music Apps – A Parent’s Guide and you’ll get a clear picture of what’s available to manage the kind of music filling your child’s mind.
And just as important, we share suggestions for talking to kids about choosing music in line with your family’s values.