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First Things First — Chores serve as learning moments for toddlers and preschoolers

| January 14, 2019
First Things First — Chores serve as learning moments for toddlers and preschoolers

As 2019 begins, millions of Americans set goals for themselves on things they would like to do or improve this year. For parents and caregivers of toddlers and preschoolers, this New Year’s tradition offers a wonderful opportunity to expand children’s learning through the introduction of everyday chores.

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First Things First January 2019 update

| January 8, 2019
First Things First January 2019 update

Can you spoil a baby?
You have a lot to worry about when you have a newborn. Things like feedings and diaper changes and if you’ll ever get a good night’s sleep again. But there’s one thing you don’t have to worry about: spoiling your baby by responding when they cry or holding them too much. In fact, that’s just what they need from you.

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Free Parenting Workshop!

| December 23, 2018
Free Parenting Workshop!

Free Parenting Workshop! First Five Years; Includes materials, childcare and gifts for attending!

This monthly series will help you nurture your child with a “just right” combination of freedom and positive discipline.

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First Things First December Update

| December 23, 2018
First Things First December Update

First Things First December Newsletter.

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Free Parenting Workshop!

| December 16, 2018
Free Parenting Workshop!

Free Parenting Workshop! First Five Years™ Includes materials, childcare and gifts for attending!

This monthly series will help you nurture your child with a “just right” combination of freedom and positive discipline.

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FTF partners with Arizona tribes to meet the needs of young children

| November 20, 2018
FTF partners with Arizona tribes to meet the needs of young children

Candida Hunter drives thousands of miles every month in her role as Senior Director for Tribal Affairs for First Things First.

Her work takes her across Arizona, sometimes spanning distances from Navajo Nation in the northeast corner to the far southwest corner where the Cocopah Tribe is located or to the southern border of Arizona to meet with Tohono O’odham Nation or Pascua Yaqui Tribe.

Hunter serves as a link between tribal governments and staff, Indian organizations, the general public and FTF staff.

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November First Things First Newsletter

| November 11, 2018
November First Things First Newsletter

First Things First has released their November Parenting Newsletter.

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More common questions for early childhood specialists!

| November 4, 2018
More common questions for early childhood specialists!

A few months ago we published some of our most common questions that callers ask our Birth to Five Helpline specialists. This month we thought we’d share a few more.

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Ease young kids into Halloween for a smooth experience

| October 29, 2018
Ease young kids into Halloween for a smooth experience

Halloween can be a fun time of year, but for infants, toddlers and preschoolers – who often can’t distinguish between fantasy and reality – scary experiences can ruin the holiday.

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Free Parenting Workshop: First Five Years

| October 29, 2018
Free Parenting Workshop: First Five Years

This monthly series will help you nurture your child with a “just right” combination of freedom and positive discipline.

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