Strong Families, Strong Kids

Children can positively change the world by being involved and using their voice. Here are some ideas for teaching your child how to create positive change by speaking up.

How can we be more patient and present for family members and feel less depleted and more energized to take on social action? By practicing self-compassion. Here are some suggestions for how to cultivate more self-compassion.

By continuing to learn and practice skills over the summer, your child will be better prepared for school this fall. Here are some tips to help children glide, not slide, this summer!

After months of quarantine, your child’s summer camp experience is an exciting opportunity for them to get some fresh air and socialize with other children – but precautions should still be taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Here are some tips for keeping your child safe at camp.

When a recipe combines an unbeatable summer treat, early math and science skills and a family-friendly activity, what’s not to love? Transform easy-to-find ingredients into amazing sweet treats this summer with these easy recipes

We are living in challenging times –– how are you and your family doing? What information would be helpful for you to have? First 5 LA wants to know! Fill out our survey here and be entered in a raffle to win a $25 Amazon gift card*:

*All persons who are 18 years of age or older and complete the audience survey will be entered into the drawing for a $25 Amazon Gift Card. One winner will be selected on or before Aug 20 and the winner will be notified via email. Employees of L.A. Parent and Epstein Custom Media Inc., and First 5 LA and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, sibling or child and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household of such employees, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Our goal is to provide parents and caregivers with tips, resources and upcoming family-friendly events to help build our L.A. County parenting community. Share your ideas and let us know what’s on your mind at

Visit First 5 LA’s website for parents for more tips, resources and information.

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