We are considering getting our oldest (9 this month) a kid cell phone.. The kind where you can program the times of day that it can be used (so she can't pull it out at school to use it, or at bedtime), who can call or be called (so random people can't call), with GPS, etc... I'm curious about parent's opinions?Answer Question
Answer by kustomkrochet at 5:53 AM on Sep. 8, 2011
Answer by gemgem at 6:59 AM on Sep. 8, 2011
You dont need one of those phones.... most of the carriers have plans that you can modify times, phone numbers, things like that from the internet.... you can use regular phones for that. it's parental control, each company calls it something cute but if you ask for that they'll understand. This is att website with info on it.
Answer by Finkette at 7:42 AM on Sep. 8, 2011
Answer by missanc at 9:32 AM on Sep. 8, 2011
Answer by Christmaslver68 at 9:58 AM on Sep. 8, 2011
Answer by JustB290 at 7:08 PM on Sep. 9, 2011
I wouldnt get my child a cell at any age, anyway. I am curious as to why if you feel the need for your child to have one why block it while they are at school? What if they needed to reach you? Isnt that the purpose of the cell in the first place? And if you have to block it then you must not trust the child to be responsible with the phone.....I just dont get it?
Answer by tericared at 8:51 AM on Sep. 14, 2011
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