#013 – In this episode, Kerry Galagher, from Connect Safely, joins us to talk about cell phones for our kids. One of the biggest questions parents have about cell phone use is specifically “when is the right time to give my child a cell phone?” There are lots of great tips we uncovered in this episode and you’ll want to listen right to the end to find out when to give your child a phone, how-to guide them with this new responsibility, and how to deal with various issues that may come out of having this new freedom and responsibility.
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ConnectSafely Guide to Parental Controls – https://www.connectsafely.org/controls/
Harvard Graduate School of Education Article featuring Kerry: When to Give Your Child a Smartphone – https://www.gse.harvard.edu/news/uk/18/02/when-give-your-child-smartphone
ConnectSafely QuickGuides – Short, Printable, Postable https://www.connectsafely.org/quickguides/
ConnectSafely Educator Guides – https://www.connectsafely.org/educatorguides/
ConnectSafely Parent Guides – https://www.connectsafely.org/parentguides/
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