‘My phone is like an extension of my arm – always available, always nearby’

The adults in our house need to start obeying the strict rules we impose on the kids

Jen with her children: ‘The laws governing mobile phone usage in our house have remained consistent.’

Jen with her children: ‘The laws governing mobile phone usage in our house have remained consistent.’

There have always been very strict rules around mobile phone usage in our house. Well, at least there always have been when it comes to the kids. But I think the adults in our house need to start practising some of what they preach too.

“I’d love to return to a time before mobile phones,” is something my husband can be heard uttering at least once a day – often while he’s mid-scroll and in search of the latest tennis, football, rugby, GAA, two flies running up a wall results etc.

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