The Techlicious blog features an information-filled post, with resources for parents who want to learn more about features and limits-setting as they go about considering whether to purchase a cell phone for a child. In her May 28, 2012 piece Suzanne Kantra describes some of the newest parental control packages on the market at large mobile phone carriers.
Kantra compares and contrasts various features that address a variety of parent concerns including:
- Keeping track of kids
- Text messaging limits
Below are a few past blog posts from MediaTechParenting on mobile phones and kids.
- Kids’ Cell Phones? Who’s in Charge Here?
- Is Your Child Starting Middle School? A Cell Phone Is Fun but It’s Not a Toy
- Want Sleep in Your Home? Get a Charging Station
- BMW PSA: Cell Phones, Texting, and Distracted Driving – the best public service announcement on driving and electronics that I’ve ever seen.