The Bark Blog

May 27, 2022

How to Support Your Child During Scary and Uncertain Times

News of the tragic shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, has left parents …

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The Benefits of Setting Xbox Screen Time Limits & Age Guide

Is your kid just a casual Call of Duty player? Or do they dream of …

May 25, 2022

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Understanding Instagram Slang, Hashtags, and Abbreviations 

Social media platforms are hard enough to get the hang of with all of their …

May 23, 2022

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Mental Health Apps That Help Kids and Families Find Their Focus

Back in the ‘90s, the closest we got to meditation apps was the commercial for …

May 10, 2022

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How to Block Websites on Android Devices and Phones

Want to help keep your child safe while they’re using their Android? Whether you’re worried …

May 05, 2022

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Sexual Slang: Phrases and Emojis Parents Need to Know

We’ve talked about drug slang, gaming slang, slang in general — now it’s time to take …

May 05, 2022

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

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Bark in South Africa? You Read That Right! We’re Expanding

Bark in South Africa? It’s no longer just a rumor! Families in South Africa have …

December 03, 2021

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Bark’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide Spectacular: What Kids Want This Year

Each year for our holiday gift guide, the Bark team scours the internet and queries …

December 01, 2021

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Gifts for Teens and Tweens: The Ultimate 2021 Holiday Buyer’s Guide

This holiday season, we know you’re itching to find the absolute most perfect present for …

November 23, 2021

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10 Video Games for Kids That Are Sure to Make a Splash

Has your child graduated past the Minecraft and Roblox stage of gaming? If so, you’re …

November 17, 2021

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The Yarn App: Racy Fan Fiction Told Through Fake Text Messages

If a friend has ever handed you their phone so you could read a dramatic …

November 15, 2021

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Learn How to Block a Website on iPhone Devices 3 Different Ways

Want to help protect your child from inappropriate or distracting content while they’re online? Whether …

November 04, 2021

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Organizational Apps to Keep Your Family on Track, on Task, and on Time

Between Zoom calls with the grandparents, baseball games across town, carpool duties, soccer practice, and …

October 28, 2021

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Mental Health Quotes That Will Inspire, Support, and Help You Heal

What do Instagram influencers, world-famous celebrities, politicians of all stripes, stay-at-home-parents, successful business people, and …

October 26, 2021

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Kids Smartwatches: Our Top Three Picks for Peace of Mind

If you’re thinking about giving your child a little more independence and responsibility — but aren’t …

October 25, 2021

Gaming Terms and Slang Words: A Glossary for Families

**Note: This blog post was updated on Nov. 5, 2021.** Gaming has come a long …

October 20, 2021

How to Block Websites on Chrome to Help Keep Your Child Safe

Google seems to run the world when it comes to the internet — from Gmail and …

October 18, 2021

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