Join the Conversation Online!
You can help ZERO TO THREE elevate parents’ voices in the national conversation about parenting young children.
In this resource
ZERO TO THREE understands the importance of caring about, listening to and meeting the needs of parents. In addition to ensuring that our programs and resources provide parents the information they want in relatable and engaging ways, we want to encourage an ongoing discussion about the challenges and joys of parenthood.
Add your voice to the conversation today! Help ZERO TO THREE create opportunities for parents to share common experiences with each other through social media.
The "Expectation Gap" Sample Posts
Join @ZEROTOTHREE as they dive into their Parent Survey results & focus on the #ExpectationGap Twitterchat 10/13 1PM ET #ParentForward
What is the #ExpectationGap & why is it so important? Find out during @ZEROTOTHREE’s Twitterchat 10/13 1PM ET #ParentForward
When do #toddlers begin to develop self-control? Learn the facts during @ZEROTOTHREE’s Twitterchat 10/13 1PM ET #ParentForward
How early can #toddlers control their impulses? Share ur thoughts & learn facts during @ZEROTOTHREE’s Twitterchat 10/13 1PM ET #ParentForward
How early can #toddlers control their emotions? Find out during @ZEROTOTHREE’s chat 10/13 1PM ET #ParentForward
What can I do to help my 2yr old learn to share? Find out during @ZEROTOTHREE’s Twitterchat 10/13 1PM ET #ParentForward
PLEASE POST THURSDAY OCTOBER 13
ICYMI @ZEROTOTHREE is discussing the #ExpectationGap Join the convo TODAY 10/13 1PM ET #ParentForward
Join @ZEROTOTHREE TODAY to discuss #toddler impulse control & how #parents affect it. Join the convo 10/13 1PM ET #ParentForward
Sample Facebook Posts:
How early can children control their impulses? 56 percent of parents believe children have enough impulse control to resist the desire to do something forbidden before age 3. However, brain research shows that these skills start developing between 3.5 and 4 years, and take many more years to develop fully. Join @ZEROTOTHREE for a Twitterchat on Thursday, October 13 at 1 p.m. ET to find out more. Hear from parents and early childhood professionals regarding common beliefs and misconceptions, ideas to address them and suggestions on how expectation adjustments can help children thrive. Follow handle @ZEROTOTHREE and use hashtag #ParentForward.
How early can children control their impulses? Find out what parents from @ZEROTOTHREE’s National Parenting Survey say and what science-based research tells us by joining a special Twitterchat on Thursday, October 13 at 1 p.m. ET. Follow handle @ZEROTOTHREE and use hashtag #ParentForward.
PLEASE POST ON THURSDAY OCT 13
Join @ZEROTOTHREE on Twitter TODAY at 1 p.m. ET to learn how and when children develop self-control and what parents and caretakers can do to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. Follow handle @ZEROTOTHREE and use hashtag #ParentForward.