This post about the July US Cellular Device Workshop was made possible by the free cell phone and compensation I received for being a Better Moments Blogger Brigade member.
You should already be aware of my involvement with US Cellular and how much I love them. In fact, last month, I told you about their family protector app which can help families keep their children’s phones safe. This month, I want to tell you about the US Cellular Device Workshops that can help you even more.
US Cellular Device Workshop
I actually only recently learned about the US Cellular Device Workshop. They have them monthly at your local US Cellular store and they have different topics for each one. I’m a little embarrassed to admit that I’ve never been to one. However, I think this month’s topic is one that will truly resonate with my readers, since the last post on children and phones got such a good response.
This month’s US Cellular Device Workshop aims to help families when getting a child’s first cell phone. During these free workshops, US Cellular associates will provide tips for setting phone guidelines and help families make important decisions regarding this first big step/purchase. I’m sure they will discuss the Family Protector App during those events as well as their Child Phone Agreement (which anyone can use). In a recent US Cellular Better Moments Online survey, it was discovered that while 91 percent of parents set mobile phone usage guidelines for their children, 63 percent indicated they would find it helpful to have an agreement to guide their ability to supervise children’s usage and behavior with mobile devices. That’s why US Cellular created the agreement. It allows parents to communicate their expectations with their child. Then, you can actually print out the agreement and have both parties (parent and child) sign it. It’s really like an official document that can help families create those healthy boundaries for using the phone.
The US Cellular Device Workshop for July is really US Cellular’s way of helping families stay connected and strengthen relationships while using their phones. I think it’s so nice of US Cellular to offer these services and suggestions to its customers. To find your local US Cellular Device Workshop, you can check out their events page on their site and select your state. Then, you can view the workshops in that state (the list for Virginia is shown above). I actually live near several different US Cellular stores, so I have a few different options if I want to attend one.
So, what do you think of US Cellular’s Child Phone Agreement? Will you be using it or attending a US Cellular Device Workshop in the near future?
Disclosure: I’m a US Cellular Blogger Brigade member and I received a free cell phone in addition to compensation to post about this. The opinions expressed are my own.