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 6 tweets, 3 Facebook posts with Facebook Timeline photos, 2 pictures for Instagram, and 2 articles to pin on Pinterest. 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, May 4 and follow this social media plan.
**If you’ve been around a while, you might notice things look a little different this week. Click here to learn why.**
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 May:
Sunday, May 4
Twitter & Facebook: Can’t find the car keys? Join us online for Studio 252 Live!
Monday, May 5
Twitter: Even though Endurance gets tough, we all know God is there to help!
Twitter: Lucky parents who have fine children usually have lucky children who have fine parents. — James A. Brewer
Tuesday, May 6
Pinterest: Your kids strengths: http://orangeparents.org/different-paths-2/
Wednesday, May 7
Twitter: At dinner tonight, ask: What goal do you have right now? What obstacles might make it hard to reach that goal?
Twitter: Parents need to fill a child’s bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can’t poke enough holes to drain it dry. –Alvin Price
Pinterest: Stand UP to Cyber Bullying: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/424112489878886698/
Thursday, May 8
Facebook: Hey Parents, what community activities have you found for your family to do together for $10 or less?
Instagram: Even though our new life app gets tough, we all know God is there to help!
Friday, May 9
Facebook & Pinterest: Too young for a cell phone? http://orangeparents.org/when-should-you-give-your-kids-their-own-phone/
Twitter: At bedtime tonight, read about one of the biggest jobs on earth and how God was there to help out. Acts 1:1-10; 2:1-41
Saturday, May 10
Facebook: We introduced a new life app this Sunday! Check out all you’ll need to know here: http://youtu.be/mIdPM4tMGEE
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