What you post on the Internet will be around forever. That is the message from a mother to teenage girls. She sent her message and it now getting a lot of attention.
According to her blog, Kimberly Hall is the director of women's ministry at a church in Austin, TX. She is a mother of three boys and one girl. Her blog said she lived in Raleigh, N.C. while coaching at N.C. State University.
Hall posted an open letter to teenage girls on her blog this week about what teenage girls should and shouldn't be posting on social media.
Here are some excerpts from Hall's blog:
"I get it - you're in your room, so you're heading to bed, right? But
then I can't help but notice the red carpet pose, the extra-arched back,
and the sultry pout. What's up? None of these positions is one I
naturally assume before sleep, this I know."
"I know your family would not be thrilled at the thought of my
teenage boys seeing you only in your towel. Did you know that once a
male sees you in a state of undress, he can't quickly un-see it? You
don't want our boys to only think of you only in this sexual way, do
"And so, in our house, there are no second chances with pics like that,
ladies. We have a zero tolerance policy. I know, so lame. But if you
want to stay friendly with our sons online, you'll have to keep your
clothes on, and your posts decent. If you post a sexual selfie (we all
know the one), or link to an inappropriate YouTube video - even once -
Read the full article on Kim's website.
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