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Who knows about mobile phones? Dd1 wants one for her birthday....

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TooTicky Tue 26-Aug-08 14:43:15

She will be 12, and about to start travelling to and from school by herself, so I think it is probably a good idea.

Can anyone recommend a good one? It must be PAYG, not too expensive, and dd1 would quite like one with a sliding front.

Thanks smile

TooTicky Tue 26-Aug-08 22:39:36


crunchynutter Tue 26-Aug-08 22:58:36

hi. Have you looked at carphone warehouse or somewhere with her? They have good websites and I know you can get some decent cheap girly pink ones! Im sure my SIL has one that she said was £70 when I told her I liked it!

Personally I think having a mobile can teach independance and budgeting as it can be tempting to call or text their friends ALL the time! However, many schools (including the one I work at) have now banned mobiles from school and will confiscate as there have been increases in phone related crimes on buses etc. I would just have a word with your daughter about keeping it hidden as much as possible. It is a sad fact that pay as you go can be so easy to steal! Good luck! Xx

TooTicky Wed 27-Aug-08 15:52:51

Thanks crunchynutter - I found one online in the end for £9.95 smile
Isn't it awful that there is so much phone crime!!

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