FREE home visitation program for pregnant women and children birth to 3 to support early learning, growth, and development with evidence based curriculum.
All children will learn, grow and develop to realize their full potential. Our Values
The early years of a child's life are critical for optimal development and provide the foundation for success in school and in life.
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firstthingsfirst.org Page Content1. Start small.When introducing a new food to your child, give them just a little taste the first time. Studies have shown that offering even a tiny portion is an effective first step in – over time – getting kids to eat new foods.2. Try, try again.You may need to se...
Short, sweet, and simple information on the concept of sharing for young children. Thoughts?
firstthingsfirst.org Page ContentA few weeks ago, I was visiting my in-laws who were taking care of my young nephews, ages 3½ and 20 months. Let's call them Tom and Jerry.The family was in the living room and the boys each had a set of toys, mostly cars and trucks that they were playing with. Tom went ...
[11/22/17] We are thankful to Cochise College for donating turkeys and sides for some of our Easterseals Blake Foundation families. Hope everyone enjoys some special time with family and loved ones!
We had a wonderful time thanking some amazing moms this morning in our Self-Care Group Connection! We know you need to recharge your batteries and be the best YOU possible to meed the unrelenting needs of young children. We hope you had some fun and learned some new things as well!
We are grateful for our community partners for sharing their knowledge around stress reduction, increasing energy, releasing tension, and improving overall health. Thank you to Gloria Saldana from Holistically Healthier You, Rebecca Jaros from Angelbecks Yoga, Audra Werkheiser from Terra Soul Body Works, Jennifer at Bump & Rump Sierra Vista and Reghan Derfus from Cochise County Cooperative Extension. Your expertise in your respective areas was invaluable!
We would also like to thank Chili's Grill & Bar and Olive Garden for donating our yummy lunch.
Your CPAT team of Parent Educators worked extremely hard to show you some love and we enjoyed every minute of it! Thank you for your patience as we worked out some kinks and we hope to continue to improve even more at future events.
As the media continues coverage of events in Charlottesville, young children may ask questions about what they see on the news. Here is a resource to help talk about racism and equality in ways children aged two to five years old can understand: http://bit.ly/2wxAhH0
This is a wonderful opportunity for those interested in early childhood to have a voice in future planning for services in our area! Please register before August 11!
eventbrite.com Community Town Hall: Early ChildhoodEducation and Health What actions should be taken with respect to early childhood care, education and health that would have the most beneficial impact and how should they be prioritized? Help aid in forming the strategi...
[05/05/17] Come out and say hello to the Easterseals Blake Foundation team and your friendly home visitors at the West End Fair in Sierra Vista tomorrow (Saturday, May 6)! We will have a table with some fun activities for the littles. You still have time to refer a friend (or be the friend who is referred) and be enrolled in the drawing for the $25 gift card.
March 1st is Baby Sleep Day! Sleep challenges are very common for babies and toddlers and while there are no easy answers, there is a lot you can do to help your young child begin building healthy sleep habits. http://bit.ly/24vw7rv
Do you have questions about your infant, toddler, or preschooler? The Birth to Five Helpline has early childhood specialists available to answer those questions! There is a new app available for you to one click call, text, or email without having to memorize anything.
The links for the online developmental screenings are as follows:
Both screenings should be completed to provide an overall picture of your child's development.
asqonline.com Easter Seals Blake Foundation, through generous support from First Thing First Cochise Regional Partnership Council, is providing parents with free access to this online screening tool.
Veterans support Organization. Membership open to male descendants of US Military personnel during recognized conflicts. Arizona Squadron 52 is based in Sierra Vista, AZ
Providing resources to live healthier lifestyles... Jennifer House Women's transitional home, Cinderella Closet & Wanderlust Kaffee now open since 2016.
We are doing a car show/cruise for charity! Register by clicking "Interested" or "Going," Place donation goods in your driveway on Sunday the 19th, and we will bring the car show to you and deliver the donated items to Salvation Army!
Check out our website for the latest updates of artists that will be performing.February 7th & 8th, 2020. www.cowboypoets.com
Shelter from the Storms of Life
Serving the citizens of Sierra Vista by conducting activities and fostering relationships through various fundraising and charitable functions.
501c3 Non-Profit organization Meets at Buena Health Fitness Center. 255 W. Wilcox Dr. - Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12PM
This is a blend Chinese, Okinawan and western martial arts developed by the instructors.
Annual Law Enforcement and Military Challenge to benefit Wounded VeteransAll proceeds benefit the Military Order of the Purple Hearta 501(c)19 non-p
The Kiwanis Club of Sierra Vista, AZ was chartered in 1957. We are committed to serving the youth of our community. We meet the second and fourth Thursdays at My Place Restaurant on Fry Blvd at 7:00 AM in Sierra Vista, Az. Be our guest for breakfast!
Huachuca Mountian chapter helping our veteran community. Raising money for veterans in need and their kids graduating and going to college.
MICA-Huachua Chapter Official Page. Where to find the latest chapter info & give input toward effective ways to support the Military Intelligence Corps