Remember the acronym T-E-X-T, and click on the tips below for help in making your decision.
- T -- Talk Talk to your child. Ask direct questions to find out what is motivating his desire for a cell phone and texting privileges. Does he have certain friends (Read more...)
- E -- Evaluate Evaluate your child's maturity. A phone is a complex piece of technology. It is expensive. It stores personal information. To determine if your child is ready to handle this kind of responsibility, ask (Read more...)
- X -- Examine Examine the technology. As a parent, you should know how your child's phone operates. I am not (Read more...)
- T -- Tell Tell your child what you expect. You are the parent, so you will determine the boundaries for (Read more...)