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Arm them with the best kid-to-kid digital safety program using our entertaining videos, engaging workbooks, and family activities to protect kids ages 7-11 from online dangers. Best of all, it is easy and addresses the digital dangers your child will face.
1. Self-discipline with screen time to help kids control time, choose content, and create balance.
2. Safe habits to avoid digital dangers from porn, predators and bullies.
3. Good digital citizen practices that teach kindness, integrity, and respect.
We designed Brain Defense with the best research from education, psychology, neuroscience, and prevention science. Our videos are paced for optimal learning, and they're entertaining, too!
We're especially proud of the Brain Gang because young children listen to older peers! Teach your kids digital defense skills with our short video-based lessons, engaging workbooks, and role plays.
The world is different than when we grew up. Kids now are vulnerable to cyber bullying, addiction, and graphic content as soon as they have access to the internet.
Brain Defense uses kid-friendly analogies, crucial information, and even humor to prepare children to be strong and defend themselves in games, apps, and on websites.
Our 5 lessons empower kids with all the basics they need to know to be safe and healthy online!
The educational methodology used in Brain Defense implements best practices gleaned from forty years of prevention science research. Short video-based lessons, engaging workbooks with journaling opportunities, and role plays with parents. All based on proven principles to reduce risky behavior in youth.
Each lesson is backed by solid research in neuroscience, social science, education, and child psychology.
Digital safety is such a pressing issue, it's hard to know where to begin.
Brain Defense takes you step-by-step and teaches the most important topics so your kids can thrive in the digital age.
And there’s no risk for you. We provide a 30-day money back guarantee with every purchase. If you’re not thrilled with what your child is learning and the great conversations you enjoy as a result, we’ll refund your money.Licensing Agreement
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.
Bianca Noah is the Curriculum Coordinator for Defend Young Minds and is passionate about educating parents and children about the dangers of the digital world. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Finance and a minor in Economics. She lives in Washington with her husband and seven children. Whenever she can find a free moment she enjoys running and reading a good book.
Jill Geigle founded the Arizona Family Council over 12 years ago to help parents and kids stay safe on technology. As a speaker and educator, she has worked locally, nationally, and internationally to help government, schools, and families successfully integrate safe technology lifestyles. Her true passion is teaching children how to thrive while they use technology. She and her husband work hard to teach their own eight children to use technology in smart and safe ways. She has a bachelor's degree in communications and a Masters of Education specializing in Curriculum from Columbia International University.
Evan MacDonald is a designer and director with over 10 years of experience working with brands large and small including Nike, Gatorade, NBC Universal Studios, Panasonic, Microsoft, and many others. Evan has a passion for typography, branding, content, and storytelling. Evan along with his wife and four daughters enjoy traveling and living in far-off lands.
James Best is an Emmy nominated television writer living in New York City. His first TV gig was writing twitter and webseries for 30 Rock. From there he wrote for VH1, Billy on the Street, and Nickelodeon's comedy/mystery show Welcome to the Wayne. Currently, he's developing comedy and animation pilots for studios in LA and writing sketches for the reboot of Studio C. But that's just what everyone does with a Master's in Poetry from NYU.
Joanna Gurr is graduating from Brigham Young University with a degree in Human Development and Communications, with an emphasis in research, writing, and presentation. Joanna is involved in both qualitative and quantitative research regarding healthy sexuality, safe technology use, and educating children about the dangers of pornography. As an Arizona native, she enjoys the sunny outdoors and being with friends and family.
Hannah Ungricht works as a freelance graphic designer in Washington. She has a Bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University-Idaho and has worked with Defend Young Minds since 2016. She loves to use what she has learned there with her own family. Her greatest joys are being a wife, a mother to 2 beautiful children and 1 adorable puppy, and spending her evenings sipping on diet coke.