Phone & Texting: Tween

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M.G. asks from Austin

My 11 year old got a phone for his birthday in July and now he is texting constantly when he gets home! He texted family when he first got it, then it progressed to f...



J.A. asks from Washington DC

Hello moms! I know by posting this I'm going to open a can of worms but I really need to understand the different sides of this story. My daughter is almost thirteen...


Cell Phone Texting

A.L. asks from San Luis Obispo

Would like to hear from mom's with 12 year olds. She's an awesome kid trying to fit in with her peers! Are there any parents out there that don't allow texting at this...


Cell Phone

J.S. asks from Cincinnati

At what ate should your child have a cellular telephone. My son (13) has been asking me for a cell phone all weekend and he says that all his friends have one but him....


Cell Phone

S. asks from Dallas

Hello Moms, My daughter will be 12 in about three weeks and although I was adamant about not getting her a cell phone until she was at least 16, I am now thing of g...


12 Year Old Boys...

J.E. asks from Los Angeles

My girlfriend has a 12 year old boy that is truly driving her nuts. I give as good of advice as I can, but really I raised girls, Im sure its different. Her son, has s...


Are We the Only Parents Saying No Cell Phone for Our 11 Year Old?

A.D. asks from Minneapolis

My 11 year old wants a cell phone for Christmas. DH and I are not in favor. We do not believe her to be responsible enough to have one, nor do we feel she has the need...


Too Much Texting

C.G. asks from Kansas City

My 13 year old 7th grader cant stop texting! He would text 24/7 if he could stay up that long. I dont think it is healthy to be in constant contact with anyone as much...


How to control texting and mobile phone use for teens?

N.S. asks from Las Vegas

I am not fan of this new trend where people no longer talk to each other. I'm not even a fan of cell phones and kids!!! I think they should be kept in case of emerganc...


Phone=text and Calls ONLY?

F.H. asks from Phoenix

We are considering getting our 16, 12 and 9 yo phones. The 16 yo is mentally retarded, the 12 yo is an Aspie and ADD and the 9 yo is ADHD. They don't have phones now...