Tampa, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/29/2014 -- Sooner or later, almost every tween is going to want or need a cell phone. When that day finally comes, they will have access to a staggering amount of freedom in the palm of their hands.
How can parents keep it all under control? In addition to installing a family safety app like MamaBear on family members’ phones to track your kids’ locations, monitor their behavior on social media and even track their driving speeds, they can sit down and create a cell phone behavior contract for their kids to read, sign and follow.
The team at MamaBear Family Safety App came up with a list of possible items for a family cell phone contract that can help provide some guidance as the whole family navigates smartphone ownership.
Whether parents use this list word for word or use it to craft their own rules, creating a family cell phone safety contract will help everyone know what the expectations are when their children finally get their first smartphones.
"Many parents feel helpless when they hand that first smartphone over to a young tween," said MamaBear president Robyn Spoto, a bona fide MamaBear with two curious, active boys of her own. "We put together a basic family cell phone contract so that parents can open dialog with their kids about what their expectations are when it comes to cell phone use."
Read the MamaBear blog about cell phone contracts for kids on the MamaBear website.
MamaBear is a cutting-edge, worry-free parenting app for Android phones and iPhones that provides family safety monitoring location alerts, driving alerts and a powerful set of social media monitoring tools. Since its initial launch in 2012, MamaBear has received extensive media coverage in the U.S. and has been downloaded all over the world. The app is available in the Google Play Store for Android phones and in the Apple App Store for iPhones.
The makers of MamaBear Family Safety App are a group of parents, digital visionaries and experienced technology entrepreneurs with a passion for fostering family unity and worry-free parenting. Their mission is to create tools that provide parents peace of mind while giving children needed freedom. Their core values are to protect children, honor families, encourage trust and respect privacy.
The MamaBear team regularly blogs about a variety of issues affecting parents and their children, especially when it comes to family safety. Read the blog at mamabearapp.com/blog.
Learn more about the MamaBear Family Safety App at MamaBearApp.com or follow MamaBear on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube.
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