How to Know Who Your Teenage Daughter is Talking To

If you’re like most parents, you’re concerned about the people your daughter is hanging out with and talking to. And if your kid is like most other teenagers out there, she is talking on her cell phone constantly. If you’ve noticed anything in her behavior that gives you cause for concern you probably want to know who she’s spending time with.

In the old days, aka When We Grew Up, it was a lot easier to keep tabs on kids. It seemed like everyone in the community sort of raised each other’s kids and kept an eye out for them. But now things are different. If you want to know what’s up with your child, you’re going to have to do the work yourself. However, those no reason you can’t get a little help.

A lot of people don’t realize that they can look up almost any phone number in the country and get the name, address, and more information about the person on the other end of the line. For parents, this type of service is indispensable. But how do you do it.

Well, you can go through the phone company, but get ready for a lot of red tape. They like to keep their hands on their own info and don’t necessarily see why what you’re doing is so important. You might get through to them, but it’s doubtful. On the other hand, it’s much easier to use an online service to help you with this.

All you have to do is go to a Reverse Lookup site and enter the phone number you’re trying to find out about. Here’s a word of caution, though. Be prepared to spend a few dollars on this. There are some so-called free services out there, but they generally won’t give you the info you really want, the name and address of the person you’re tracking down, unless you pay up. You’re better off using a reputable, paid service. Most of them have rates for a single lookup or a subscription service that allows for more than one.

To me, the peace of mind I got was worth the small amount it cost for a lookup. I think you’ll find that true for yourself as well. It’s easy and takes just a few minutes. In the world we live in, you can’t be too careful. Take a few minutes and equip yourself to help your child.

James Parkinson