November – December 2018 Newsletter

  BRAIN DEVELOPMENT STARTS WITH TALK. READ. SING Reading with your children as a parent and/or caregiver is imperative to their mental and educational development. Literary practice has abundant benefits and is proven to advance children’s performance in school. READ … Continued

September – October 2018 Newsletter

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE CHOICES FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES In honor of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, First 5 San Diego encourages you to make healthy choices together as a family… READ MORE   FALL BACKYARD SCAVENGER HUNT What better way to … Continued

July – August 2018 Newsletter

  SPEND YOUR SUMMER IN THE BACKYARD Be sure to visit theNAT on or after July 20,2018 to spend your summer in their brand new exhibit “TheBackyard”. READ MORE   IMMUNIZATIONS AND YOUR CHILDREN Vaccines work by helping build a … Continued

May – June 2018 Newsletter

OUTDOOR SAFETY TIPS It’s that time of year! Summertime means trips to the beach, zoo and park. To ensure your summer outings are a big hit, here are some tips to keep you and your young ones safe… READ MORE … Continued

March – April 2018 Newsletter

First 5 San Diego Monthly Newsletter APRIL IS THE MONTH OF THE MILITARY CHILD In 1986, April was designated Month of the Military Child by former Defense Secretary Casper Weinberger to recognize and thank children from military families for the … Continued

January – February 2018 Newsletter

ZERO TO THREE CONFERENCE This year’s Zero to Three Conference boasted more than 3,400 attendees with 236 professional speakers presenting throughout 96 informative talking sessions… READ MORE   IS YOUR CHILD IS TOO SICK FOR PRESCHOOL? It’s every parent’s nightmare: … Continued

November – December 2017 Newsletter

MUSIC’S ROLE IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT From birth, parents instinctively use music to calm and soothe children, to express their love and… READ MORE   SERVING SIZES FOR TODDLERS Children grow and develop rapidly during the first year. But when your … Continued

September – October 2017 Newsletter

OCTOBER IS ALL ABOUT KIDS IN SAN DIEGO The San Diego Tourism Authority extends an invitation to all little explorers to enjoy Kids… READ MORE   GIVE YOUR CHILD’S BRAIN A NUTRITIONAL BOOST The first five years of life are … Continued

July – August 2017 Newsletter

TEDDY BEAR PICNIC DAY IS JULY 10 Did you know that President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt helped create one of America’s most beloved… READ MORE   NATIONAL SMILE WEEK The second week in August is National Smile Week. Make the most … Continued

May – June 2017 Newsletter

LET’S MOVE Did you know that regular physical activity increases the chances of living a longer, healthier life? READ MORE   ASTHMA AND ALLERGY AWARENESS MONTH The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declared May to be “National Asthma … Continued