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March 31, 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 ...

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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

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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

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

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Bark Guide to Netflix Parental Controls

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June 02, 2017

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Part 3: How To Talk To Teens About Bark’s Monitoring Service

Welcome to the final installment of our how-to series on talking to your kids about using ...

May 31, 2017

Part 2: How To Talk To Tweens About Bark’s Monitoring Service

Welcome to part 2 of our our 3-part series on how to talk to tweens ...

May 31, 2017

How To Talk To Younger Kids About Bark's Monitoring Service

Part 1: How To Talk To Younger Kids About Bark’s Monitoring Service

Welcome to part 1 of our three-part series on how to talk to your kids ...

May 31, 2017

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How Much Screen Time Is Healthy For A Teenager?

How much screen time is healthy for a teenager? It’s the question parents ask themselves constantly ...

May 22, 2017

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Bark Check-Ins: Keep Track of Your Kids in Real Life

**This blog post was updated on April 9, 2021.** Check-Ins are an easy way for ...

May 11, 2017

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What Tracking My Teen Taught Me About Trust

As parents we walk a fine line between offering our children freedom to good choices and ...

May 05, 2017

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Snapchat Sexting Is More Common Than You Think

**This post was updated on April 19, 2021.** There’s one app that can strike fear ...

May 05, 2017

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Is Facebook Dying? What Kids Are Using Instead

Is Facebook Dying? Back in late 2014, Bloomberg Businessweek reported that Facebook was continuing to ...

April 27, 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 Is An Online Sexual Predator? Find Out How They Trick Teens

Despite steep legal ramifications, online sexual predators go to great lengths to trick kids into ...

April 01, 2017

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