Defend Young Minds Today

Kristi Wells, CEO and co-founder of Safe House Project is joined by Kristen Jenson. Kristen is the founder of Defend Young Minds, formerly protect young minds and the number one best-selling author of Good Pictures Bad Pictures.

Defend Young Minds gives you the tools to raise empowered, resilient, screen-smart kids.


Defend Young Minds™ encourages and equips parents and professionals with tools to raise empowered, resilient and screen-smart kids who know how to reject pornography. Led by Kristen A. Jenson, author of the #1 best-selling Good Pictures Bad Pictures series of read-aloud books and executive producer of Brain Defense: Digital Safety, a ground breaking curriculum for kids ages 8-12.


Good Pictures Bad Pictures

Porn-Proofing Today’s Young Kids
Ages 7-12

This read-aloud book is a comfortable way to discuss a difficult topic. It teaches kids what pornography is, why it’s harmful, and how to reject it. To stay safe in the digital age, kids must install an internal filter. Good Pictures Bad Pictures shows them how! Great for ages 7-12.


Good Pictures Bad Pictures Jr.

A Simple Plan to Protect Young Minds
Ages 3–6

Young children deserve to be armed early against internet dangers. Good Pictures Bad Pictures Jr. makes it easy for parents to protect their young kids ages 3-6. Using gentle, age-appropriate messages, children will learn to Turn, Run & Tell when they are accidentally exposed to inappropriate content. Written by best-selling author Kristen A. Jenson of the original Good Pictures Bad Pictures book, the Jr. version is a comfortable, effective way for proactive parents to empower their young kids with their first internal filter!


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Kristen A. Jenson, MA

Kristen is the founder of Defend Young Minds and #1 best-selling author of Good Pictures Bad Pictures: Porn-Proofing Today’s Young Kids and Good Pictures Bad Pictures Jr.: A Simple Plan to Protect Young Minds and the Good Pictures Bad Pictures Guidebook for Counseling Kids: Therapeutic Interventions to Address Pornography Issues using Artistic, Didactic, and Kinesthetic Applications.  


Kristen is the CEO of Glen Cove Press LLC and the executive producer of the Brain Defense: Digital Safety curriculum. She is also a leader in the Safeguard Alliance of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. Kristen received her bachelor’s degree in English Literature and her master’s degree in Organizational Communication. She is a mother of three and grandmother of two, and currently lives with her husband and awfully cute dog in Washington State.


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