Bad calls on first phones

Sunday Mirror (Northern Ireland) - - News -

How did this hap­pen? My baby boy started sec­ondary school this week. And now Zac is 11 and in “big school”, I got him a phone.

I’m ac­tu­ally be­hind, as 10 is the av­er­age for a first mo­bile. I was calling my mates us­ing tin cans tied with string back then.

But Zac’s phone is more for my ben­e­fit, so I can get in touch about pick-ups. I wanted to get him the most basic gad­get but my hubby said I couldn’t be so cruel.

I’ve stuck on all kinds of parental set­tings and he’s not al­lowed to mes­sage friends or use so­cial me­dia af­ter

6pm or use it in the bed­room or at the din­ner ta­ble.

Now if only I could follow my own ad­vice...

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