Welcome to Parenting Bytes! Rebecca Levey, Andrea Smith, and Amy Oztan are talking about when to get your child a smartphone, and how much peer pressure should play into the decision. Plus, we interview author Daryn Kagan about her new book, Hope Possible. And our Bytes of the Week!
Following are all of the links and books that we talked about in this episode, and more. If there’s anything you’d like us to talk about it a future episode, please let us know in the comments!
When to get your child a smartphone
What’s the Right Age for a Child to Get a Smartphone? by Brian X. Chen – NY Times
An Easy, Free Way To Set Your Child’s Cell Phone Rules, by Amy Oztan – Selfish Mom
Bytes of the Week
Sunscreenr will show you exactly where you forgot to put sunblock, by Lance Ulanoff – Mashable
First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech at the DNCC