“Hopefully my status as ‘coolest mom on earth’ will last long enough to get me through her wanting to dye her hair blue.”

When is the best time to buy your child a cell phone? The debate continues to rage on. Cool-gadgets.com, a website dedicated to the ongoing search of finding the coolest gadgets, recently featured kajeet in their children’s gadgets section and believes our cell phone service is perfect for kids, no matter the age of the child. In the write up, kajeet is lauded for our great parental features such as no contract plans, call blocking, TimeManager and GPS. It even goes as far as to say that our service is a win-win for the parent and the child. Sweet! Click here to read the full write up.

kajeet – The cell phone service made for kids

As a parent, there’s a lot to consider when deciding whether or not to get a cell phone for your kid. What plans are available? Can limits be set on usage? What features, like picture messaging, GPS or web browsing, can be accessed? It’s a tough choice for sure, and kajeet CEO Daniel Neal echoed this in a recent article in the Des Moines Register. The article shared some helpful suggestions that parents may want to consider before investing in a cell phone for their kid. You can check out the article here.

What factors did you think about before getting your kid his or her first cell phone? Let us know what you think!

kajeet – the cell phone service made for kids

When is it okay to let your child get a cell phone?

This was just one of the many questions a group of experts addressed on this morning’s Today Show on NBC. And while the exact age itself was debated, the panelists were in agreement that features like parental controls made the decision easier.

“One really great kid-friendly service is called kajeet and you can do everything online,” said Elizabeth Shaw, Executive Editor of Parenting Magazine. And we couldn’t agree more!

How old was your child when you gave him or her a cell phone?

kajeet – the cell phone service made for kids

Parents – are you ready to kick off the school year?

Because there are plenty of ways you can proactively make this easier for your kid – and for yourself! Parenting expert Shannon Eis recently shared tips on ways to make the transition from summer to fall on CBS’s The Early Show. And one of her recommendations for staying safe and in touch was a cell phone from kajeet. You can read more about why she picked kajeet here.

Does your back to school supply list include a cell phone? Let us know!

kajeet – the cell phone service made for kids

Parenting Picks Kajeet!

August 5, 2010

Feeling frustrated when it comes to deciding the right time to give your kid a cell phone?

You’re not alone. It’s a challenge that parents in today’s world can’t seem to avoid. It’s also the reason that Parenting gathered a panel of experts together to develop their Guide to Tech Gear for Kids, a list of selected products ideal for easing kids (and their parents) into the digital age. And one of the services highlighted is kajeet!

The Parenting panel liked how kajeet’s family-focused parental controls allow moms and dads to set limits on calls, texts and times when the phone can be used. They also liked the built-in GPS Phone Locator service (free for the first month for new accounts!) and kajeet’s low priced plans. We’re excited to be acknowledged by this panel of experts!

kajeet – the cell phone service made for kids

Mobile Merit Award of ExcellenceKajeet has been named a runner up in the 2010 Mobile Merit Awards! These awards recognize organizations whose work has helped to grow and shape the global mobile marketplace. We’re proud to have been acknowledged in the Mobile Services, Mobile Entertainment Technologies category!

Mobile Merit Award winners were evaluated on industry impact, innovation, technologies, social importance, implementation and overall success factor by a panel of industry leaders. We’re thrilled that kajeet was recognized for this prestigious honor.

kajeet – the cell phone service for kids

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