Originally Posted by SchrodingersCat
Out of curiosity, wouldn't a phone call be more appropriate for an emergency? If my kid was in "emergency" trouble, I wouldn't want to be sitting around waiting to see if co-parent got my text or not, I'd want them on the phone NOW.
I say to people all the time that in an emergency, a doctor is the best person for my son. Most of the time, I'm too far away to be any use.