What age do you think a child should have a cell phone?
Our situation is a little different than most, but we got our 8 year old a cell phone when she was 7.
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I'm looking at this from two viewpoints-as a parent and as a teacher (I taught for 5 years before my son was born).
I agree with this.
Hi there, as a mom to a 13 year old, the cell phone was fine until she was going into 8th grade then the kids started texting all day and it draws them away from homework and also makes them unable to concentrate in general.
Lots of good thoughts here.
We wouldn't let our kids have a cell phone until they are driving. And then, they will pay the monthly bill themselves. I could not get one til I was 17, and I had the same rules. My parents bought the phone initially, but I had to pay the bill. When I turned 16 and