Racking your brain for a way to provoke meaningful conversations between parents and their elementary kids in less than 140 characters? Well, rack no more!
Below, you will find everything you need to cue parents this week through every major social media outlet from Twitter to Pinterest (so you can focus your brain power on posting the really important stuff—like that picture you just took of your cat standing in a puddle). And if you missed our first post explaining what all this is, take a second to get up to speed by clicking here!
If Pampers and Goldfish are more your speed, check out our First Look blog for the social media plan to connect parents with preschoolers: http://orangeblogs.org/firstlook
Or if you are surrounded by boy bands and learners permits, try our social media plan for connecting parents and students at: http://orangeblogs.org/xp3students
This week we are supplying you with a variety of posts that you can share with the parents in your ministry. Feel free to use these posts however you wish. Want to get a little crazy and swap Monday’s tweet with Wednesday’s? Go right ahead! Feel like posting a different picture to Instagram? We don’t mind! You can simply copy and paste the words below or add a little flare of your own to any and all posts. These posts should start going out on Sunday, March 15 and follow this social media plan.
If you have any questions, suggestions for content or an exceptionally cute picture of your cat, please share in the comment section below this post. Until next week, Happy Tweeting!
Possible Facebook Timeline Photos for March:
Sunday, March 15
Twitter/Facebook: Ever loose your cool when you’re in a hurry? Let’s talk about it on Studio 252 Live @ 10, 1 and 5 ET!
Monday, March 16
Twitter: One of the most powerful things a parent can do is learn to communicate in a style that values the relationship. #ParentingBeyond
Twitter: Yesterday, we realized patience keeps us from losing our cool.
Tuesday, March 17
Twitter/Facebook: Why telling the truth matters – http://theparentcue.org/why-telling-the-truth-matters/
Wednesday, March 18
Twitter: Sometimes it’s easy to forget that you can win the argument and force the right behavior but lose the heart in the process. #parentingbeyond
Twitter/Facebook: At dinner tonight, ask: When was a time your impatience got you in trouble?
Pinterest: Why telling the truth matters – http://theparentcue.org/why-telling-the-truth-matters/
Thursday, March 19
Facebook: It’s not complicated. Love your kids for who they are & the way they are…at their own pace, when they make mistakes, regardless.
Instagram: Patience keeps us from losing our cool.
Friday, March 20
Twitter: What do you do when you’re in a tough season as a parent and you don’t feel like doing the right thing? http://theparentcue.org/a-little-known-secret/
Twitter/Facebook: At bedtime, read Proverbs 14:29. Brainstorm together three practical things you can do next time you’re tempted to lose your cool.
Saturday, March 21
Facebook: Reggie Joiner and Kara Powell talk about conversations that help parents fight for the heart of their kids. http://theparentcue.org/parent-link-live/
If you want to build a stronger ministry to parents, check out Parent Cue Weekly at https://doministrybetter.com/.
Want to use social media to connect with your small group leaders? Get your LeadSmall Social Media plan at LeadSmall Weekly, doministrybetter.com.