18-Point Agreement For Iphone

The new iPhone, which he had been asking for all year, came with a list of 18 "Terms and Conditions" points – all created by his mother. "Merry Christmas! You are now proud to own an iPhone. It`s hot! You are a good and responsible 13-year-old boy and you deserve this gift," the deal begins. "But with the acceptance of this present, there are rules and rules." The phone came with a set of 18 points of conditions that it had to accept before the phone could be. And the deal didn`t come from Apple or the phone carrier, but from his mother. Thousands of people, including those complaining about too many helicopter parents, commented and shared the fun and warm arrangement posted on the holiday by Cape Cod, Massachusetts, a mother of five. Interest in her site collapsed and drove her to morning television with her eldest, Gregory. December 30, 2012 - Greg Hoffman, 13, had begged his parents for an iPhone all year round. So, on Christmas morning, he was delighted to find the object of his lust under the tree, but there was a catch. . "It sounds, answer," says rule number three. "It`s a phone.

Say hello, use your manners. Never ignore a call when there is "mom" or "dad" on the screen. Never. Before the conversation with our kids begins, Greenfield said, parents have to deal with their own digital obsessions. Fortunately, there are still great kids out there, and they owe their good reputation to parents who hold them to account and want more for them than a high score in Bejeweled. Take for example Janell Burley Hofmann, a 5-year-old mother and writer who agreed to give her eldest son Gregory the iPhone he absolutely wanted for Christmas. . Nearly 70 per cent said they were concerned about how their children manage their online reputation, and 57 per cent of 12- and 13-year-olds said they were very worried about it. In this country, more information needs to be done on technical abuse before young people are actively engaged, he said.

In some parts of Europe and Asia, for example, children learn in third or fourth grade how to manage their digital lives as formal education. The first rule on his mother`s list: "It`s my phone. I bought it. I will pay for it. I lend it to you. Am I not the greatest? Teen behavior expert Josh Shipp says a number of rules are a must for using iPhones for teens. "My job is to educate you to become a rounded, healthy young man who can function in the world and coexist with technology, which is not ruled by it," Gregory`s mother, Janell Burley Hofmann, wrote to him. As a child of the Beeper generation, I was fortunate to have parents who took care of both my well-being and who inserted a lot of personal responsibilities into all my possessions. That`s why I`ve had so many "GET OFF MY LAWN" moments lately, with all those Snappers whippers and their iThis and iThat Thingamadiddies....