I’m partnering with Verizon to share how FamilyBase by Verizon can help you protect your family on their smartphones.
As the kids get older finding family time is getting harder and harder. It’s sometimes even hard for the parents to put down the devices. It’s often hard to force yourself to put those devices down. But the rewards are amazing! This girl of mine is constantly on her phone.
Now, a lot of the time they are doing school work or using apps for school because we do home school, but what about the rest of the time, what are they doing on there? For the phones that are on our Verizon plan we have a new tool to monitor and control these things for them, FamilyBase by Verizon. FamilyBase may be added to any multi-line account for $4.99 a month and allows you to limit the type of content they can see, the time of day or night they can use phone and just gives parents better control over their children’s smartphone use.
We’re pretty lucky so far. My daughter doesn’t use her phone very much, but she’s still really young. Also, as we’re considering getting my son a phone in the next few years we need something in place to set boundaries on him. He’s not as good at setting limits on himself or good at resisting. If he wants something he’ll just click yes, buy, or download and suffer the consequences later. I’m not about to let that happen. I’d rather a wall go up anytime he tries and that’s what the FamilyBase does, it lets parents set up those boundaries.
It’s a must-have tool for today’s kids. With just a few taps you can monitor all their activity and “pause the internet” when appropriate. I really like being able to establish time and data controls. Whether on Wi-Fi or using my data plan I can block apps and set content filters. Any phone on my plan with Verizon can be controlled with FamilyBase by Verizon.
FamilyBase KEY FEATURES:
SET SMARTER BOUNDARIES – Take back family time by limiting access to calls, texts and
CHILDPROOF YOUR INTERNET – Block access to inappropriate apps and websites
MONITOR USAGE & ACTIVITY – Block unwanted contacts and view your child’s text and
IN-HOME & ON-THE-GO – Control your child’s online experience whether they’re using
Wi-Fi or your data
It helps us all find that balance between device time and family time.
Visit https://www.verizonwireless.com/solutions-and-services/family-base/ for further
information and to purchase FamilyBase by Verizon.