What our happy clients have to say about The Social Family.
ON LEARNING AN APP...
“My daughters said I was the only Mom in America who didn’t know how to use SnapChat. Now I know how it works, why it’s fun, and what to watch for…”
“We brought our whole music group together to learn Musical.ly. Now, all the kids know how to use it safely, and all the parents have the same rules. I actually like seeing their creative videos!”
ON SOCIAL MEDIA SAFETY FOR PARENTS...
"I have been in the education field for 40 years, and the world is now a very different place. Erin was able to teach us about many of these social media changes - and how to handle them.
We will always need constructive, ongoing dialogue between children and those who love them. Erin encouraged this dialogue, giving us conversation starters and suggesting essential questions.
I highly recommend this program to parents, grandparents, teachers, school administrators, and church educators."
-Jan Annett, Knox Presbyterian Church of Cincinnati, OH.
"As a Minister to Families and as a parent, I have observed how the use of technology has skyrocketed in the last 9+ years. Most attending our seminar with Erin Bailey from The Social Family, did not grow up in a social media world. During the Social Media Safety workshop, parents found practical tools and wise suggestions to assist them in protecting and guiding their children in the screen-dominated society in which we now live. Erin presented in a genuine and honest style that put the participants at ease. She also spoke with understanding and intelligence, given her knowledge and experience with social media and working with people of varied backgrounds."
-Sarah Groves, DeerMeadows Baptist Church, Jacksonville, FL.
ON iPHONE WORKSHOP...
"Thank goodness I discovered The Social Family! I’m learning so much more about how to use my iPad, iPhone and my MacBook Air computer! Erin helps me check my privacy settings and most importantly, she is kind and patient with me and I trust she has my best interests in mind."
-Susan O’Donnell Dicken, Community Presbyterian Church, Atlantic Beach, FL.
ON FACEBOOK WORKSHOP...
"There was life before Erin… Now there’s life AFTER Erin… and it is GREAT!
We now have a church Facebook Page, where I post a weekly “Live” video inviting a couple thousand people (unchurched who live within 6 miles) to weekend services and other activities. We now stream services live on the weekends with a $500 camera, and on Christmas, we got notes of appreciation from viewers in 6 states! Was it worth it? What do you think?"
-Father Robert J Goodridge, St Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, Titusville, FL.
"The Social Family's class on 'How to Use Facebook', was great for us. We are a church that is trying to learn how to use Facebook and a lot of our congregation had never used any Social Media. Erin Bailey was great and with very good patience showed us how to use it and most importantly how to use it safely. It opened our eyes that we could be using this to help spread our message of Christ. I highly recommend using The Social Family!”
-Rev David Jackson, First United Methodist Church, Green Cove Springs, FL.
ON CYBERBULLYING WORKSHOP...
"I'm a tech professional in education and I was amazed at how much I learned in our Adult Cyberbullying workshop.
Technology is changing so fast and it affects so many aspects of our lives, we frequently can't stay on top of it. But Erin Bailey's work has made that possible: if I could attend frequently, I would, as she has her finger on the pulse of both the world of social media and our culture's (especially our kids) adoption of what's happening now. Not only is her knowledge broad and deep, but she gets what's important to and for our families and her presentation style is engaging and down-to-earth, not to mention just downright fun!"
-Mark Inglis of Palms Presbyterian Church & Computer Buddy.
ON LEARNING CHURCH TECHNOLOGY...
“When we launched our church app, The Social Family led two workshops – one at our Wednesday night dinner, and another at the local Senior Community – teaching our congregation to use the app. I love having everyone involved!”
– Rev Jessi Higginbotham of Community Presbyterian Church, Atlantic Beach, FL