Why Every Family Needs a ‘House Cell Phone’

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It’s likely you haven’t had a landline in years and even if you do, you rarely use it. But you can’t deny that having a central phone for all family members was pretty great back when it was in style. Multiple household adults could coordinate kids’ business with doctors and teachers and you got to avoid the invasiveness of spam calls coming directly to your person wherever you may be in the world. House phones have always had their merits, but a new TikTok from a popular parent influencer is demonstrating why having a cell phone for the house is a necessary, modern twist that can help your kids get accustomed to having one of their own phone one day in the future and still stay safe for now.