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Month 2015 | Issue No. 107
Cell Phones: What's the Right Age to Start?
Many parents wrestle with the issue of cell phones.
What's the right age for kids to get them?
If you think your child's tech savviness is greater than his or her ability to use it wisely, then it may be best to say "no, not yet." Times may have changed since we were growing up, but parenting has not.
Also In This Issue:
The Internet and Your Family
Tablets & Smartphones: Not For Babies
How to Make a Family Media Use Plan
Cyberbullying: Important Information for Parents
Developmental Milestones of Early Literacy
School Safety during Emergencies: What Parents Need to Know
A Message to Parents of Teen Drivers
What Children are NOT Doing When Watching TV
Why to Avoid TV Before Age 2
Preventing Furniture & TV Tip-Overs
Talking to Children About Tragedies and Other News Events
How You Can Help Your Child Avoid & Address Bullying
Is There ICE in Your Cell Phone?
Ask the Pediatrician:
Sarah Denny, MD, FAAP
How can I get the “no texting while driving” message through to my daughter?
Children who watch a lot of TV (more than 2 hours a day) are more likely to be overweight or obese as they get older.
Find out how to set healthy TV habits.
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