teens, sex, and cell phones

Posted on December 23, 2008


According to recent statistics, nearly 80% of teenagers have cell phones.  Let’s face it – as parents there is a lot of pressure to get your kid the latest and greatest cell phone loaded with features such as wireless internet access, mp3 player, text messaging, and so on.  For these reasons and more, the National Coalition for the Protection of Children and Families has put out a helpful resource called “Sex and Cell Phones” which provides a pamplet to walk parents through the process of purchasing and monitoring child cell phone usage.  Before you go buy that new cell phone this Christmas, be sure to read through this.

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