July – Aug 2019 Newsletter

ROAD TRIP SCAVENGER HUNTS AND GAMES Are we there yet? Summertime means road trips and adventures with the family, but sometimes it can be hard to occupy young kids during the journey to your destination… READ MORE BREASTFEEDING Breastfeeding is … Continued

May – June 2019 Newsletter

PREPARING YOUR OLDER CHILD FOR A NEW BABY Preparing for a new baby is an exciting and emotional time. If you already have children, part of preparing for a new baby is preparing your older children for a new addition … Continued

March – April 2019 Newsletter

  THE CHILDREN’S INITIATIVE The Children’s Initiative is a San Diego based non-profit that works to ensure that San Diego’s low-income and under-served children and families reach their full potential. READ MORE FIRST 5 CELEBRATES 20 YEARS WITH NEW APP … Continued

January – February 2019 Newsletter

  STEPS TO AVOIDING THE COLD & FLU As the winter months continue, it is important to remember to keep our children as safe as possible when it comes to the cold and/or flu viruses. READ MORE DENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS … Continued

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