Many cell phones are smart phones, make sure you know if your phone has wireless capability. If so, follow iPod/PDA information in Ipods/PDA.
Every major carrier has parental control features. Talk to your provider about features like:
- Set times the phone can be used.
- Control who can call the number or send texts.
- Detailed logging of texts and calls.
- Setup a a charging station for phones to be placed in when at home, especially during dinner. All phones will be at the charging station at night. Use the evening to check texting.