When your young kids begin to get more active, you will probably be thinking about whether it might be the right time for your kid to carry a cell phone. You know how indispensable a cellphone has become in your own life, whether for work or keeping connected to your family.
And as our lives all become increasingly fast-paced, a cell phone can be a helpful tool that facilitates both convenience and most importantly our kids’ safety. When it comes to your children carrying one, age is a major consideration, and though many parents are choosing to equip younger and younger children with phones, it’s ultimately up to you to decide what age is appropriate.
Additionally, there are plenty of other considerations to keep in mind before you make the purchase for your child, which you should discuss with them once you do decide to move forward. When is it appropriate for them to use it? How much use is appropriate? What should they do if they get a call or message from someone they don’t know? How can you protect personal information from being shared with inappropriate people? Continue reading Is Your Child Ready For A Cellphone? »