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corner! This year we will have three
little ones trick or treating. I
absolutely love all the holidays, and having Halloween be the first one, with
decorations and costumes, it is an exciting time. I think my kids have been preparing for this
since August – they absolutely love all the costumes, not to mention the candy.
us trick or treating, but I know that there will be lots of older kids out on
their own. This is a perfect time to
talk about cell phone rules with your child utilizing the U.S. Cellular Parent Child Agreement.
even though they are still so young. It seems
like every other day my oldest (7) is asking when she can get her own
iPhone. I was really happy to see that
the average age for a child receiving a cell phone is 12. Although, I think that the average age is
definitely going down.
with their kids. And with *47% of
parents having a child with a cellphone, technology is paving the way on how we
stay connected to our kids.
concern anytime kids are going out alone at night.
keep your child safe and connected.
alarm function to serve as a reminder to check in
program your phone numbers as the ICE (In Case of Emergency) contact
advantage of the flashlight capability – my iPhone 6 has an amazingly bright
help keep your children (and you!) safe while you are out. Here are my top three.
family. It keeps you updated on your
child’s location in real time. You can
receive notifications when they arrive at their destination and get alerts when
they are going somewhere unsafe.
lot of peace of mind. With the push of a
button, an SMS and e-mail that contains a link to Google Maps and the person’s
GPS coordinates is sent to everyone on their panic contact list.
of tools in case a child goes missing.
Convenient electronic storage of photos and other vital information
about your child enables parents to show pictures and provide physical
identifiers to first responders, as well as easily e-mail the information to
part about Halloween? Do you have rules
for your kids when they go out trick-or-treating?
*According to a recent U.S. Cellular survey.