So you’ve finally given your pre-teens a cellphone. Welcome to the world of “lols” and “ttyl”. For me, the deciding factor was the lure of “constant connection” with my kids. It’s so convenient to be able to call or text your kids as well as the rest of the family important details especially when coordinating pick ups schedules and chores or requests. It was a tough decision but for me, the benefits far outweighed the anxiety and fear.
My kids are I are very open so I know the applications they enjoy. If you want to help out your kids and give some suggestions of appropriate and fun apps, here are some age appropriate and popular applications they may enjoy, and if they let you, you can enjoy with them.
Get a phone provider that you trust. Be it your cellular data provider or your voipprovider, make sure you have quality service to be able to maximize your gadgets.