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Bucket Emptying Episodes; Should I get my child a smartphone??

Today’s Bucket Emptying podcast episode is a must-listen for parents who are considering giving a mobile device to their child or teen.

In 2023, 30% of eight-year-olds had their own smartphone. Yes, you read that right – a third of eight-year-olds own their own digital device. This data is quite eye-opening as it highlights the prevalence of smartphones among young children.

It’s crucial to carefully consider this decision within your family and determine what is best for your child. Tune in to the episode as I share my insights and advice on navigating this modern parenting dilemma.


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DISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast or on my website.

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