Strong Families, Strong Kids: First 5 LA’s Monthly Parenting Newsletter


Stay on top of the latest parenting tips and get updates on free and low-cost family-friendly events in L.A. County by signing up for First 5 LA’s monthly “parenting” newsletter.

Sign-up for our newsletter below!


February 2021 – Low Vision Awareness Month and Other Screenings! What Your Child Has Learned During COVID-19! Sugar-Free Smash Cake Recipe and More!

January 2021 – Beyond Pandemic Survival Mode: Feeling Your Feelings! Body Positivity! Inauguration Day Craft & Activities!

December 2020 – Holiday Activities and Resources! Community-Care is Self-Care! And More!

November 2020 – Special Needs? Don’t Wait to Advocate with S.C.H.O.O.L.!

October 2020 – Distance Learning: Tips for Overcoming Challenges; Celebrating LBGTQ+ Parents, Talking to Kids about Voting and More!

September 2020 – Enhance Your At-Home Learning Environment! Activities for Celebrating Native American Day!

August 2020 – Back to School Resources! Celebrate Best Friends Day! 💜

July 2020 – Summer Camp Safety! Promoting Summer Learning! Ice Cream Recipes & More! 🌈

June 2020 – Talking to Kids About Race

May 2020 – Happy Mother’s Day! Meet Angela the Gorilla! DIY Mother’s & Father’s Day Gifts!

April 2020 – Staying Positive During the Pandemic, Demystifying Viruses, Child Abuse Prevention and More! Abuse Prevention and More!

March 2020 – Spring Break Staycation! Women’s History Month!

February 2020 – Activities for Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ Day, and more!

January 2020 – Why Your Family Counts in the U.S. Census

California’s Tax Credit Helps Working Families

California’s Tax Credit Helps Working Families

California’s Tax Credit Helps Working Families If you are working and pay taxes, you may be eligible for a California Earned Income Tax Credit that can give you a refund — or reduce your family’s taxes — by thousands of dollars. And if you have young children, you can...

COVID-19 Challenges: Thank a Childcare Worker!

COVID-19 Challenges: Thank a Childcare Worker!

COVID-19 Challenges: Thank a Childcare Worker! As most parents are keenly aware, quality child care is critical to a child’s development, parents’ ability to work and families’ well-being. While Los Angeles County child care providers have long faced considerable...

Inspiring Children’s Books for Women’s History Month

Inspiring Children’s Books for Women’s History Month

Inspiring Children's Books for Women's History Month Inspire your young reader with these empowering books in honor of Women's History Month! Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed The World By Susan Hood (Author) Sophie Blackall (Illustrator), Emily Winfield...

Translate