You want to be on your family's cell phone plan? That's fine. But just know your family has its own plan for what you're going to be doing with that cell phone.

According to a new survey, the average American family sends 10,384 texts to each other in a year. In a four-person family, that's roughly seven texts per person, per day.

The survey looked at families with kids between six and 25 years old, and found that texting is their most popular form of communication.

The top three messages parents send their kids are: "I love you" . . . "When will you be home" . . . and "Where are you?"

And the top five things families text each other about overall are: Dinner plans, coordinating pick-ups and drop-offs, asking about where people are, checking in, and coordinating errands.

Read more at New York Post.