March – April 2017 Newsletter

First 5 San Diego Monthly Newsletter CHILDREN’S BOOK DAY Mark your calendar for Children’s Book Day on Sunday, April 2 and plan a special story time that… READ MORE   USE CRAFTS TO DEVELOP FINE MOTOR SKILLS The development of … Continued

January – February 2017 Newsletter

DIRECTOR’S CORNER The start of a new year is always a good opportunity to set goals and adopt good habits. If one of those… READ MORE   FUN FOR YOUR FAVORITE VALENTINE There are so many fun activities to do … Continued

November – December 2016 Newsletter

DIRECTOR’S CORNER It’s that time of year again, a time when families get together, cozy up by the fireplace, and enjoy… READ MORE HEALTHY HOLIDAY RECIPIES Cinnamon Sugar Apple Chips and Coconut Snowballs… READ MORE HEALTHY HOLIDAYS In the midst … Continued

September – October 2016 Newsletter

DIRECTOR’S CORNER Now that a new school year is beginning, whether or not your child is starting his or her very first preschool… READ MORE CAR SEAT SAFETY GUIDELINES According to 2014 data from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National … Continued

July – August 2016 Newsletter

DIRECTOR’S CORNER Summer is officially here! What comes to mind when you think about summer with your children… READ MORE SUMMER SUN TIPS Summer is magical with all the outdoor activities kids love and parent fear: too much sun comes … Continued

May – June 2016 Newsletter

DIRECTOR’S CORNER With Spring in full swing, I invite you to take advantage of the longer days to and look for… READ MORE MAY CELEBRATE BOOKS Reading to children offers them – and you – many benefits. Reading a book … Continued

March – April 2016 Newsletter

DIRECTOR’S CORNER First 5 San Diego is commited to improving childhood nutrition and healthy eating is one way… READ MORE HEALTHY PREGNANCY We should all think about taking care of our own health, and raising healthy children- let’s start with… … Continued

February 2016 Newsletter

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November – December 2015 Newsletter

The Director’s Corner More than 45,000 children in San Diego County – 18% – live in families with incomes below the federal poverty level… Learn more Pediatrician’s Corner – Dr. Pradeep Gidwani It is flu season, which usually starts in … Continued

September – October 2015 Newsletter

The Director’s Corner Unprecedented attention to children and family needs is shifting the early childhood landscape in new directions… Learn more Pediatrician’s Corner – Dr. Dean Sidelinger Fruits and Veggies and Kids! We all know that fruits and vegetables are … Continued