May – June 2015 Newsletter

Kimberly Medeiros 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

Dr. Dean Sidelinger Pediatrician’s Corner – Dr. Dean Sidelinger

Often, when we think about babies and toddlers, we don’t think about mental health… Learn more

Recipe of the Month – Crunchy Banana Pop!

Ingredients (Makes 4 pops): •2 medium bananas •1/2 cup plain yogurt •1 cup Granola, or other cereal •four popsicle sticks… Learn more

Kick Off Your Summer with these Events

The flowers aren’t the only thing springing up in San Diego. Many events will be in full bloom over the next few months… Learn more

Breastfeeding-Friendly Environments

The nutritional benefits of breastfeeding have a lifelong impact. It promotes healthy growth and development, and contains all of the vitamins and nutrients needed for the first six months of life… Learn more

March for Babies

Hundreds of San Diegans joined together on April 25, 2015 at Balboa Park to walk in the March of Dimes’ biggest fundraising event each year, March for Babies… Learn more

First 5 San Diego Joins in Day of the Child

On Saturday, April 18, 2015, the Chula Vista Community Collaborative, in collaboration with other community-based organizations and business sponsors, hosted the 15th Annual Day of the Child… Learn more

It’s How We Live Community Health and Wellness Fair

First 5 San Diego was pleased to participate in the 7th annual “It’s How We Live” Festival at the Lindo Lakes County Park on Saturday, March 21, 2015… Learn more

2nd Annual Live Well San Diego 5K

Join us at the 2nd Annual County of San Diego Live Well San Diego 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at NTC Park at Liberty Station… Learn more

Chelsea Clinton to be Featured Speaker at Childhood Obesity Conference

Chelsea Clinton, vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, will be a featured speaker at the 8th biennial Childhood Obesity Conference to be held June 29-July 2… Learn more

First 5 High Five – Home Start

Home Start is non-profit child abuse prevention and treatment agency funded in part by the County of San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency… Learn more

Community Events

Check out these upcoming family-friendly events… Learn more