Christina Southern

Christina Southern is a content strategist for C Spire. Contact her at

Recent Posts

At what age should your kid get their first phone?

By: Christina Southern on Jul 28, 2023 11:23:40 AM

Dear Mom and Dad: You’re not alone.

Most parents raising kids today are questioning what age is appropriate for their child to have a phone. Unfortunately, the answer isn’t simple.

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Topics: Connect & Protect

Why screen time limits are important and how to manage them

By: Christina Southern on Jul 28, 2023 11:23:28 AM

The mindless gaze. We’ve all seen it, and many of us have done it ourselves. But when our children are staring at screens for hours, it brings a whole new level of worry for parents: “How much time should my kid spend in front of a screen?” 

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Topics: Connect & Protect

We Are C Spire: System Analyst Jeana Smith

By: Christina Southern on Aug 11, 2021 1:18:00 PM

C Spire System Analyst Jeana Smith is known for being efficient. Her motto? Work smarter, not harder.

When she recently tackled the tedious task of pulling together data for an extensive research report, she did it in typical Jeana fashion.
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Topics: C Spire Careers

Career opportunity & growth during a pandemic

By: Christina Southern on Apr 13, 2021 12:18:00 PM

Faison Gowdy, Mary Claire Parrish and Jon Wright have a few things in common.

All three are on the C Spire team and known to be dedicated, high-achievers in their areas of expertise — Faison in IT, Mary Claire in HR and Jon in PR and marketing. All three are native Mississippians, having earned their degrees in the state, as well.

And, as the Covid-19 pandemic hit in March, all three were given chances to grow or advance their careers within C Spire. “I didn’t expect this opportunity right now,” said Jon. “I’m very thankful.”

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Topics: C Spire Careers

Behind the Scenes with C Spire Business

By: Christina Southern on Jan 2, 2021 2:15:00 PM

The C Spire Business team is known for being smart, efficient and dependable. But it is in the face of a national crisis that this team has shown its true nature - rising up, united in their efforts to support each other and bring essential IT and communication services to businesses throughout Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee.

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Topics: Working Remotely, cspire-cares

Behind the Scenes with C Spire Essential Workers

By: Christina Southern on Oct 7, 2020 10:47:00 AM

Workers across the country are meeting the essential and growing demands of a nation battling the COVID-19 pandemic. Among them are the healthcare workers, law enforcement and first responders. The grocery store and pharmacy staff. The IT, internet and wireless providers.

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Topics: cspire-cares

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