Since marijuana use has been legalized, accidental poisonings in children have increased, sometimes requiring visits to the emergency room or hospitalization. First 5 San Diego has partnered with Rady Children’s Hospital to share ways parents and caregivers can safely store […]
Childhood injuries are predictable and preventable, but in San Diego County, these unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death among young children ages 1-5 years. The Children’s Initiative Childhood Injury Prevention Program raises awareness and educates parents, caregivers and early childhood […]
Established in 1965, Head Start is a federally-funded child development program designed to help break the cycle of poverty by providing preschool children of low-income families with a comprehensive program to meet their emotional, social, health, nutritional and psychological needs. […]
It’s Breastfeeding Awareness Month! We know that talking, reading and singing to our little ones are all ways we can help their brain develop. But did you know that nutrition also plays a big part in their physical and cognitive […]
First 5 San Diego collaborated with other early learning and care partners to create an Early Learning Activity Book. Download it today for some fun and educational activities to do together as a family.
Caring for your child starts before they are born. The month of April is Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Awareness Month and we are sharing some tips from our friends at the American Academy of Pediatrics, CA Chapter 3 (AAP-CA3) to […]
It’s Child Advocacy Month! This month is near and dear to us as an organization dedicated to building early care systems and supports for families and caregivers. Our goal is to set families up for success so that their children […]
Voice of San Diego’s 2023 Parent’s Guide to San Diego Schools helps families make informed decisions for their child’s education. The guide breaks down school choice opportunities and enrollment deadlines, universal transitional kindergarten, what’s available for after-school care, school performance […]
It’s the new year! Now that the holiday season is over, you might find it challenging to get back into your normal school/home/work routines. Here are some ideas And remember to bring patience and kindness into this month! It can […]
First 5 San Diego Executive Director joined KSDY 50 to discuss all things First 5!