Dear Crabby, Why Do Kids Text Instead of Calling?

Dear Crabby, My teenager won't talk to me on the phone; he is always texting me instead.  Even if I call him, he lets it go to voicemail and then will text me back to ask what I wanted.  What is going on with these kids? Did they all lose their ability to talk on the phone or what? Sincerely, Ma Bell Dear Ma Bell, Yes, I have seen this phenomena myself with my own grand kids and I have heard my daughter complain in the same way.  I actually think it is kind of backwards. About 40 … [Read more...]