Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

2 Bumps

Do you have a "no cell phones at the dinner table" rule?

Answer Question
 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:39 PM on Sep. 1, 2010 in Teens (13-17)

Answers (17)
  • Yes
    shanlaree

    Answer by shanlaree at 5:40 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • LOL... we don't own cell phones and have teenagers (16 & 17) so I don't have to have the rule.....
    WoodWitch

    Answer by WoodWitch at 5:42 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • Yes, call me old fashion but, I feel that is a family time to catch up on what's going on with each other
    Winerygirl

    Answer by Winerygirl at 6:03 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • Well we don't have that problem yet(my boys are 2 and 3 with 1 on the way). But when we get to that point there will definitely be a ban on cell phones while at the dinner table. That's family time. You can speak to your friends all day.
    reigndrops12689

    Answer by reigndrops12689 at 6:33 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • YES!!! Nothing worse than having dinner and them texting instead of talking!
    MomIWant

    Answer by MomIWant at 6:58 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • Absolutely!! And no cell phones in the front seat of the car. And no cell phones on after 9 PM. Gotta have some time when the kids are actually looking at the rest of the family.
    ceallaigh

    Answer by ceallaigh at 7:32 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • YES, and they have to be in the charging station at bedtime (station located in living room).
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 10:18 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • I would be SCHOKED if someone didnt..

    sahlady

    Answer by sahlady at 10:37 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • see i was so shocked I couldnt even spell
    sahlady

    Answer by sahlady at 10:38 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • I have a no cell phone rule period..they are not allowed at my house for anyone under the age of 16..why does a child need a cell phone? I see so many parents with problems bc their kids have cell phones
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:39 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN