My daughter's birthday is at the end of this month and she has been pleading for a cell phone for at least six weeks already. I'm sure many parents are having this conversation with their kids: "But Mom....EVERY one has a cell phone but me!"
I think there are some great reasons why a child should have a cell phone but, as the saying from Spider Man goes "With great power comes great responsibility." I ran across a great blog from a site called cellphones.org that lists 11 ways to keep your kids safe on their cell phones. Check it out here: http://cellphones.org/blog/tips/11-ways-to-keep-your-kids-safe-on-their-cell-phone