Should I worry about my teens texting, or is it similar to the time I spent talking to my friends on the phone when I was their age?

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Q: I’ve noticed that many parents worry a lot about their children texting. But when we were kids, we would spend hours on the phone, sometimes not even talking much. When my teens are texting with friends at home, I liken it to those phone calls of yesteryear. I don’t allow texting during family meals… Read more »