“Rrrrring! Rrrrring!” That was a cue at the Ramirez household for the girls to stretch limits and my patience. A telephone is one way I volunteered for many years as a Helpline worker for Parent Anonymous but I was not one to waste much time simply chatting. When family or … [Read more...] about Telephone Interruption Rules
Is it okay not to answer the phone or to hang up while a person is still talking? The answer is, yes! It is important for parents to teach children how to answer the phone properly and still protect our private information. Knowing which information to give out or keep secret … [Read more...] about Phone Tips to Teach Kids
When should you buy your child a cell phone? As a parent it is a difficult thing to know when you should give your child a cell. Many think that they are indulgences, while others may see them as a necessity. When you give your child a cell phone is a personal decision, but here … [Read more...] about Cell Phones and Your Child
Not too many years back, only adults had cell phones, and not all of them. These days house phones are the rarity, and personal numbers are the norm. However, with this fact comes a few questions. Many parents find themselves wondering when they should get cell phones for their … [Read more...] about Kids and Cellphones: Are They Ready?
These days, getting a cell phone is almost a rite of passage for a child. But when? When do they get to pass through this stage? If you go to a mall, or any crowded place, you will see kids as young as eight and nine with cell phones, and kids in their teens that do not have them … [Read more...] about When to Buy Your Child a Cell Phone