From USA TODAY
When should I let my kid get a phone? A modern parenting Q&A
For parents, technology is great. It can keep us organized, connected and up-to-date on everything in our kids’ worlds. It can also present its own problems, especially once our children take their first digital steps.Scott Steinberg, author of the book Parenting High-Tech Kids: The Ultimate Internet, Web, and Online Safety Guide, said while sending children out into the tech wilderness seems scary, it’s important to serve both as a mentor and digital bodyguard.”You really need to help give kids the training and insights they need to make better decisions and to let them know they have safe places to turn when they need assistance, insight or help,” he said.