How to Help Your Teen Transition to a Smartphone

How to Help Your Teen Transition to a Smartphone

As parents we have to decide when (or if) we want our teens to use a smartphone.

We recently worked with our teen as she transitioned from a feature phone (flip phone) to a locked-down smartphone. This idea comes from our four-phase process.

In this post, we share some help on making this transition!

Is My Teen Ready for a Cell Phone?

Is My Teen Ready for a Cell Phone?

Is my teen ready for a cell phone? This is the million-dollar question for parents today! There is no single right answer because every family and every teen is different.

We are parents who are still learning, but we’d like to share a few strategies that have helped us make this important decision.

Three Concrete Ideas to Carry Your Family Through Rough Waters

Three Concrete Ideas to Carry Your Family Through Rough Waters

As I watch windsurfers, kiteboarders, and sailors navigate on the river where I live, I’m reminded of the preparation and skill required to match the windy conditions and the turbulent water. What if we were just as diligent in preparing our children for the conditions and turbulence of living in the digital age?