Friday Question: When, if ever, will you give your child a cell phone of their own?

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This week’s Friday Question comes from World Moms Blog writer Tara B. in Washington State…

She asked our writers,

When, if ever, will you give you child a cell phone of their own?”

Check out what some of our World Moms had to say…

Kirsten Doyle of Ontario, Canada writes:
“It’s funny that this comes up as the question! Just a few days ago, I discovered that one of my son’s friends has her own cell phone. The kid is SIX, and this just seems wrong and bizarre to me.

My kids are still at the age where they are under adult supervision at all times. With someone watching them all the time, there is no need for them to have a cell phone. When the time comes for them to spend any time unsupervised, I will reevaluate this.” (more…)

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