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Christmas Break Is Almost Here. Are You Ready?

December 12, 2018 - Children, Family, Gaming, internet safety, Online Safety, Parenting, parents, Phones, School, smartphones, Social Media, Student, Tablets, Technology

If your kids are going to be left alone over the break with their smartphones, tablets, computers, or gaming consoles, there’s one vital conversation that needs to happen… NOW!

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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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Instagram, Snapchat, and Teen Plastic Surgery

November 14, 2018 - body image, Children, Instagram, plastic surgery, Snapchat, Social Media

The stats are staggering. Teens are having plastic surgery like never before. Why? You know why…

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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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Finally… A Parental Monitoring App We Can Endorse

October 17, 2018 - Apps, Children, Cyberbullying, Family, Online Safety, Parenting, Phones, School, Social Media, Student, Teens, Texting

After years of saying no to parental monitoring apps, we finally found one that works for parents, schools, and young people. Watch, then visit: https://www.bark.us/abovethefray#signup

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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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Are You Teaching This Vital Lesson To The Young People Around You?

May 23, 2018 - Instagram, Online Safety, Parenting, School, Snapchat, Social Media, Teachers, Teens, Twitter

Young people need to hear this over and over and over and over. It’s imperative they know this lesson!

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The Latchkey Kids Of The Internet

April 18, 2018 - Children, Family, Online Safety, Parenting, Social Media, Teens

Gone is the era of After School Specials and G.I. Joe cartoons. Today’s kids live in an entirely different era, and their experiences are unlike anything you or I had growing up. They are the latchkey kids of the internet…

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Should We Be Concerned About The Online Safety Of Our Children? Absolutely!

March 28, 2018 - Children, Facebook, Online Safety, Parenting, Social Media

With the potential breach of millions of American’s Facebook data, the question has to be asked – how do I keep my child’s information safe online?

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