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Getting your child their first cell phone is the new rite of passage! But you must set some rules! Denise Hutton, of U.S. Cellular —the nation’s fifth largest full service wireless carrier, joins us on the show, and offers plenty of insight and tips on this subject. What is the average age for a child to get their first cell phone? According to a U.S. Cellular survey of smart-phone owners, the appropriate age for a child to get a cell phone is 13. Five years ago, that age was 15. The survey also found that kid starts asking for a phone at age 11. And if you already have rules in place regarding your child’s phone, you’re not alone, according to that U.S. Cellular survey. And many of us also monitor phone usage. And wait ‘til you check out this: U.S. Cellular has a Better Moments Parent-Child Agreement, covering safety and etiquette, to help you pull in the reigns. And it’s customizable. Rule #1: Don’t chat or talk to strangers. Tune in to The Balancing Act, for so much more. You don’t want to miss it!

The Balancing Act goes local—and we’re asking some of the experts around Tampa for their best tips and advice on finance, food, flowers, and feeling good! Cooking every day can be hard to do. At ReBuilt Meals, they have a variety of healthy meal plans that provide variety, nutrition, and stress-free family time. We ask […]

Cooking healthy meals every day can be hard to do, and shopping for ingredients, planning menus, and making sure you and your family are eating healthy can be an even bigger challenge. Heat and eat meals delivered right to your door are gaining in popularity. At ReBuilt Meals, they have a variety of healthy meal […]

There’s something really special about flowers. We love the way they look and smell, and of course, they help mark important milestones and special occasions. But not all fresh cut flowers are created equally explains Alice Givens, Owner of Flower General by Carlstedt’s. We have care tips for these magnificent plants and flowers so they […]

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