- Created: Wednesday, 23 August 2017 17:10
How soon do you give a kid a mobile phone?
Do you give a kid a phone at all?
What are you serious? Of course, our kids need phone! Are you saying you might prevent my child from her basic human right to a phone! Why should she be any different to all the other smart phone happy kids?!
With upgrading to a new phone occurring every couple of years, there’s loads of working but unwanted phones lying around…so what’s the harm giving a kid a hand-me down?
Australians are apparently early adopters of new technology. It’s unsurprising that our society is now saturated with mobile phones.
You might think that I’m mentally unwell or off with the fairies, but since when does a child need a mobile phone?
Parents today all went to school with no phone and it wasn’t an issue. If you really needed to call someone you went to a pay phone. But the days that was necessary were once in a 100. We just got on with life and put up with a bit of inconvenience.
Were mobile phones at school inevitable?