How early is too early for your child to get his/her 1st smartphone? The question has no definite answer and depends on quite a lot of factors. Smartphones and children can be a lethal combination if not monitored properly. While you can't deny them smartphones and tablet for long, you can certainly take measures to make their device usage safe. Parental controls is what helps. In fact, smart parental controls like FamilyTime can actually help you connect with them via their phones and tabs and keep a check on their whereabouts. Check out this presentation to learn how.