The Bark Blog

May 30, 2023

10 Takeaways from the Surgeon General’s Advisory on Social Media

Dr. Vivek Murthy, the U.S. surgeon general, has issued an important advisory sounding the alarm ...

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The Top 10 Art Websites for Kids

It's no secret that kids love spending time in front of screens, whether it's playing ...

May 25, 2023

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5 Ways AI Is Affecting How Your Kids Grow Up

AI — the term is everywhere these days, and it can be hard to know what ...

May 23, 2023

Ask Titania: Snapchat MyAI

Ask Titania: Is Snapchat’s MyAI Dangerous?

Dear Titania, I have a teen that uses Snapchat to chat/send silly photos with her ...

May 19, 2023

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Digital Parenting 101: A Guide to Raising Kids in the Digital Age

Digital technology has become an essential part of our lives, and it's no different for ...

May 18, 2023

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The Best Educational Apps and Learning Tools for Kids

Kids nowadays spend a lot of time on their screens and as parents, we know ...

May 16, 2023

Bark helps families manage and protect their children’s digital lives.

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Are Online Friends Dangerous? A Guide for Parents

Remember pen pals? Growing in the 80s and 90s, you may have even had one ...

April 11, 2023

Ask Titania: How Do I Talk to My Kid About ChatGPT?

Dear Titania, My daughter recently told me that she’s been using ChatGPT to write her ...

April 07, 2023

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How Body Image Is Impacting Eating Disorders in Boys

Content warning: This article discusses eating disorders and contains language that may be triggering to ...

April 06, 2023

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A Parent’s Guide to Social Media Etiquette for Kids

Social media has become an ingrained part of modern life. The question these days is ...

April 05, 2023

Ask Titania: How Do I Explain Our No-Phones-During-Visits Rule?

Dear Bark, I want to encourage my kids and their friends to have screen-free time ...

March 31, 2023

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The Top 5 Hidden Dangers of Roblox

Roblox is one of the most popular online games in the world, beloved by kids ...

March 28, 2023

Ask Titania: How Do I Get My Kids Off Screens?

Dear Titania,  I'm feeling so frustrated and defeated! We recently moved to a new city ...

March 24, 2023

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How to Talk to Your Teenager About Dating

The first crush, the first kiss, the first partner—as a parent, it can be exciting ...

March 23, 2023

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The Negative Effects of Video Games That Weren’t Intended For Kids

It is a truth universally acknowledged that lots of kids love video games. Gen Z ...

March 21, 2023

Ask Titania: How Can I Stop My Teen From Disabling Their Location?

Dear Titania,  My teen continuously sneaks out in the middle of the night and purposefully ...

March 16, 2023

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The Social Repercussions of Teens Sending Nudes

In today's digital age, sending and receiving nudes has become increasingly common among teenagers. Apps ...

March 16, 2023

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