“If you finally buckled and gave your offspring a smartphone or gadget this Christmas, you may by now be wondering if they will ever return to the real world away from that shiny new screen,” Jamillah Knowles reports for TNW.

“Smart mom, Janelle Burley Hofman has published a document that may secure you a full-on teenage eye roll, but it could also help young ones learn to be responsible,” Knowles reports. “Amusingly it’s not just a few core principles, but an 18 point contract for her 13-year-old son Gregory to adhere to as the lucky recipient of an iPhone.”

Read it all in the full article – recommended – here.

MacDailyNews Take: Good for Janelle Burley Hofman… and for Gregory, too.