The Bark Blog

September 21, 2023

The Impact of Screen Time on Learning

If you’re a parent, odds are you’ve seen and heard hundreds of arguments pointing to ...

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5 Signs an Online Predator Could Be Grooming Your Kid

Stranger danger used to mean talking to your child about creepy people in vans or ...

September 19, 2023

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iOS 17: What Parents Need to Know

It’s another September, which means it’s time for another iOS update for all the Apple ...

September 14, 2023

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Introverts and Extroverts: Tips for Helping Support Your Kid

Every child is unique, and as parents, it’s essential to adapt our parenting styles to ...

September 12, 2023

Ask Titania: What Do I need to know about child privacy?

Ask Titania: What Do I Need to Know About Child Privacy?

Dear Titania, Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of pushback online about posting photos of ...

September 11, 2023

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Location Tracking Devices for Kids: What’s the Hype?

Location tracking is one of the many technological advances that’s become a common part of ...

September 07, 2023

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

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LGBTQ+ Bullying: 5 Tips For Parents

Only a couple decades ago, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ+) children kept to themselves ...

November 04, 2016

Technology For Kids: 6 Teachable Moments

In a world full of technology for kids where teens, tweens and sometimes even younger ...

October 27, 2016

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Sextortion: 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

Substance Abuse Talking Points

Substance Abuse Talking Points

**Please note: This blog post was updated on April 14, 2023.** October is National Substance ...

October 14, 2016

What is an upstander and how to be one

Upstander Definition: What Is An Upstander And How To Be One

You’ve probably heard the word upstanding used in some common phrases. “Dave is an upstanding ...

September 08, 2016

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What Parents Should Know About Ask FM

What is Ask FM (also known as What Parents Should Know First of all, ...

September 03, 2016

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After a Suicide Attempt: How to Support Your Child and Help Them Heal

**This blog post was updated on August 25, 2022.** Navigating the days and weeks after ...

September 02, 2016

How to Stop Cyberbullying

Signs of Bullying

Going back to school can be a period of distress for children as they anticipate ...

August 25, 2016

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Instagram’s New Features: Stories and Anti-Bullying Tools

Instagram has been busy creating new features that they are gradually rolling out to users. ...

August 19, 2016

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New Type of Cyberbullying: Online Roasting

Roasting is a term from comedy where a comedian roasts another person with good humor, ...

August 12, 2016

How To Create Mutual Trust And Respect With Your Children

Parent Child Relationships: Building Trust and Respect

Every day provides us with opportunities to relate in multiple ways with family, friends, co-workers, ...

April 22, 2016

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