Ok I have a 9 yr old daughter & she is CONSTANTLY whining about wanting her own cell phone because a great deal of her friends (for whatever reason) have their own cell phones. Personally, this makes no sense to me. Why anybody would give a child at this age a cell phone is beyond me, but I guess some parents have their own reasons for doing this. In my opinion, I think even a 12-13 yr old is still too young for their own phone. But that's just me. The only way my daughter would be getting a phone is if she was atleast 15-16 & involved in sports or other extra curricular activities where I would need to get ahold of her. I think giving a kid a cell is just asking for trouble as far as texting, sending naked photos & that sort of thing.
Moms, what is your opinion on this??
Answer by tnm786 at 9:50 AM on Jun. 25, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 9:51 AM on Jun. 25, 2009
High school age. And calling plan that stops them from using the internet on there phone.
Answer by louise2 at 9:55 AM on Jun. 25, 2009
Answer by LadyEb at 10:03 AM on Jun. 25, 2009
Answer by KTMOM at 10:04 AM on Jun. 25, 2009
Answer by BJoan at 10:36 AM on Jun. 25, 2009
Answer by Starfire73 at 10:49 AM on Jun. 25, 2009
My DH is a tech junkie. He believes in an early introduction to technology and all its conveniences. My DD is a year and he already has computer games for her. His phone (omnia) basically does everything but launch satellites. He thinks it important to understand how to get the most from you gadgets. So she will probably have a kid cell phone by 4...and if not, I'm sure she will no how to call various people without help from an adult.
Answer by Farrahann at 11:17 AM on Jun. 25, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 11:18 AM on Jun. 25, 2009
Answer by Farrahann at 11:24 AM on Jun. 25, 2009