What’s the Right Age for a Child to Get a Smartphone?

Very relevant topic for Tablettoddlers in this NY Times piece:

“The longer you wait to give your children a smartphone, the better. Some experts said 12 was the ideal age, while others said 14. All agreed later was safer because smartphones can be addictive distractions that detract from schoolwork while exposing children to issues like online bullies, child predators or sexting.”

 

 

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