Parenting Tips

Introducing Barkomatic: Your Go-To Guide for Parental Controls

The Bark team is proud to announce the launch of the Barkomatic! This is an ...

February 27, 2019

Sleepovers in the Digital Age

In a recent post in our Facebook group, Parenting in a Tech World, a mom ...

February 25, 2019

Teen Slang Through the Ages

Hark! As long as there have been teenagers, there’s been slang. Here at Bark, it’s ...

January 04, 2019

Give the Gift of Bark This Holiday Season With Bark Gift Cards

***This post was updated November 26, 2019*** This holiday season, you’ll be able to provide ...

November 26, 2018

What It’s Like to Be a 13 Year Old Today

It is a universally acknowledged truth that middle school is rough. Kids are growing into ...

August 08, 2018

Amazon Prime Shows For Tweens

Looking for age-appropriate streaming shows for your tween to watch on Amazon Prime? We’ve got ...

August 25, 2017

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80s Teen Movies Parenting Lessons

Scenes from our favorite 80’s teen movies, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Pretty In Pink can put big ...

April 20, 2017

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What To Do If Your Child Is Sexting

Children, especially teens, can be fiercely private and protective of their phones. This makes it ...

March 29, 2017

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Teen Dating: What You Need To Know About Romance in the Digital Age

**This blog post was updated on September 8, 2021.** Whether your teen has already started ...

February 24, 2017

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Teen Sexting: Conversation Starters and Resources for Parents

**This blog post was updated April 8, 2022.** If you’re worried about your teen sexting, ...

October 20, 2016

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