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2 Things You Must Do Before You Give The Gift Of Technology This Christmas

December 5, 2018 - Bark, Children, Family, internet safety, Screen Time, Smart Phones, Social Media, Tablets, Technology

Of course, tablets and smartphones are two of the hottest holiday items this year, but before you give them to your child, you have to do these two things.

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Here’s How We Parent Online

November 8, 2018 - Children, Cyberbullying, Family, Online Safety, Parenting, Phones, Porn, School, Sexting, Smart Phones, Social Media, Teachers, Technology, Texting

This is the one tool Above The Fray endorses to help parents keep their kids safe online. You can learn more by visiting BeAboveTheFray.org/bark.

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Teachers, Principals, and Superintendents… This One Is For YOU!

October 10, 2018 - Children, Parenting, Princiapals, School, Smart Phones, Teachers, Teens

Educators play a unique role in helping kids handle the digital world, and one of the most important ways of doing that is by talking about the issue.

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This Group Of Kids Is At Risk Right Now

October 3, 2018 - Children, Family, Parenting, Smart Phones, Social Media, Teachers, Texting

The conversations have to be happening earlier and earlier because, guess what, they’re getting phones at earlier and earlier ages!

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No One – Not Parents, Not Kids – No One Wants To Hear This

August 15, 2018 - Children, Empathy, Facebook, Family, Instagram, Online Safety, Parenting, Porn, Smart Phones, Snapchat, Social Media, Student, Technology, Teens

Studying the effects of digital technology on kids for the past few years has finally led me to this place. It’s not where I want to be. It’s where I have to be. And I think, once you watch this video, you’ll agree. Read this:…

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What Parents Need To Know About Apple’s New Screen Time App

June 6, 2018 - Apple, Family, Parenting, Phones, Screen Time, Smart Phones, Technology

This big new feature coming to iOS 12… are you ready?

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Parenting Online… Is Just Like Parenting Offline

May 9, 2018 - Children, Online Safety, Parenting, Smart Phones, Teens

If you think about the parallels, it becomes extremely clear, doesn’t it?

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Parental Monitoring Apps Don’t Work… Here’s Why!

April 11, 2018 - Children, Empathy, Online Safety, Parenting, Phones, Smart Phones, Texting

We’ve been saying this for a long time, parental monitoring apps provide moms and dads with a false sense of security. And, in short, they just don’t work. If you’re interested in reading the latest research, click here. And if you want to watch our…

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Talking About Apps Is Great, But It’s Not Where You Start

March 7, 2018 - Children, Empathy, Family, Online Safety, Parenting, Smart Phones

Think about it like you would a car. If you want to know how to drive, do you start by learning how the radiator works?

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When’s The Last Time You Checked Your Phone’s Privacy Settings?

February 21, 2018 - Online Safety, Parenting, Phones, Smart Phones, Technology

These apps are tricky! Settings can and do change with app updates. It’s on us to stay on top of our own privacy settings… and those of our kids!

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