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Mean kids target their peers by posting rumors on Facebook, embarrassing photos on Instagram and sending scathing texts. This is cyberbullying. Unfortunately, in today’s world, cyberbullying is on the rise with about 34 percent of students experiencing it during their lifetime. Bullying is no longer restricted to just playgrounds, school […]

Online Safety Advice for Back to School







It can be hard to constantly monitor what your child is doing online. If you’re always stressed about your child’s activity, not only is it bad for you, but you could limit your child’s vital learning about how to use important technology. In our increasingly digital world, the more a […]

Four Signs in Kids That Can Indicate Unsafe Online Behavior


There are so many terrifying statistics relating to online safety for children that it’s difficult to choose which to begin this article with. Do I go for the fact that one in three children has been a cyberbullying victim? Or do I point out that 90% of kids over eight […]

Keeping your Children Safe Online: Ten Essential Tips


These days, there’s no denying that we live in a very high-tech world. Even our children spend hours a day accessing the internet from smartphones, tablets, and home computers. Bark recommends a technology contract as a terrific way to bring the family together to create and understand the rules around […]

Create a Technology Contract With Your Child



“If you really loved me…” That is what led twelve year old Michaela Snyder to engage in sexting with her crush who was also in the same grade. The boy was issuing threats that he would end the relationship if she didn’t send him intimate pictures. After talking with her peers and […]

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