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

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