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

July – August 2015 Newsletter

The Director’s Corner The summer is often associated with fun and play, but without the daily curriculum and enrichment activities available during the school year… Learn more Pediatrician’s Corner – Dr. Pradeep Gidwani Drowning Prevention Awareness Season runs from May … Continued

May – June 2015 Newsletter

The Director’s Corner Our Talk, Read, Sing campaign is in full swing! We want parents to know that it’s not just about the number of words your children are exposed to each day… Learn more Pediatrician’s Corner – Dr. Dean … Continued

March – April 2015 Newsletter

Director’s Corner                 Premature birth is a leading cause of infant death and disabilities. In San Diego, one in nine babies are born too soon (close to 4,500 each year) many whom will suffer … Continued

January – February 2015 Newsletter

  Director’s Corner    The New Year is always an exciting and important time for First 5 San Diego.  First and foremost, I am proud to welcome Supervisor Dianne Jacob as the 2015 Chair of the First 5 Commission of … Continued