texting

Texting is a family disease

A few months ago our 14 year old son asked for a texting plan on his phone.  I know.  He's 14!  Some of his friends have been texting since 4th grade or before.  When he asked last year, we said "no, if you want to talk to your friends, pick up the phone and talk."  We explained the importance of verbal communication and how its very existence is being threatened in this digital age.  There is the very real fear that the obsession with texting will become a life threatening activity when he is in a vehicle.  [...]

2012-02-14T15:57:25+00:00January 26th, 2012|