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Sprint Offers Free Parenting Webinar with Parenting Expert Amy McCready

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Sprint Offers Free Parenting Webinar with Parenting Expert Amy McCready10:00 EST Wednesday, January 16, 2013 (Business Wire) -- Sprint Nextel:   What: Sprint is teaming up with parenting expert Amy McCready to offer parents a free parenting webinar – “Kids and Teens 101: Turn Complaining into Cooperating in 2013.” McCready will share proven tools to end frustrating power struggles and get your kids to listen the first time you ask. As a part of the 60-minute webinar she will discuss services parents can use to keep children safe while using technology – including Sprint Guardian – and offer strategies to get kids to help more and complain less.   When: Thursday, Jan. 24 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET (webinar will be held twice)   Cost: Free   Registration: http://www.positiveparentingsolutions.com/webinars/sprint.html   About Sprint Guardian Sprint Guardian is a bundle of applications that allows parents to: Lock their child's phone on demand or schedule locks during dinner, school or late at night (Sprint Mobile Controls) Quickly and easily locate their child's phone on an interactive map (Sprint Family Locator) Automatically lock their teenager's mobile phone while they're driving (Sprint Drive First) Manage their phone security by helping protect against identity theft and fraud (Lookout Family) About Amy McCready Parenting expert Amy McCready is a self-described "recovering yeller." She is the founder of Positive Parenting Solutions and the author of “If I Have to Tell You One More Time”(Penguin, 2011). She is a frequent guest on “The Today Show” and has also appeared on CNN, MSNBC, “Fox & Friends” and “The Rachael Ray Show,” among others. In her most important role, she plays mom to two teenage boys. About Sprint Nextel Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel served nearly 56 million customers at the end of the third quarter of 2012 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. The American Customer Satisfaction Index rated Sprint No. 1 among all national carriers in customer satisfaction and most improved, across all 47 industries, during the last four years. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 3 in both its 2011 and 2012 Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nation's greenest companies, the highest of any telecommunications company. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint. SprintKristin Wallace, 404-649-8222Kristin.c.wallace@sprint.com