STRESS

is a normal part of life, but an excess of stress has an impact on everyone in the family. When parents are stressed, children feel stressed too—even in the womb, babies’ health is negatively affected a mother’s high stress levels. Early stress affects a child’s physical and emotional development, ability to manage behavior, and learning. Taking time to learn to de-stress improves your life—and that of your child.

Earthquake Preparedness

Earthquake Preparedness

Earthquake Preparedness According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), close to 60% of Americans have not practiced what to do if a natural disaster occurs. If you haven’t developed an emergency plan or discussed it with members of your household, you...

Celebrate a Stress-Free July Fourth

Celebrate a Stress-Free July Fourth

Celebrate a Stress-Free July Fourth Getting together with friends and family for fireworks, barbecues and parties on Independence Day is a time-honored American tradition, and Los Angeles County has plenty of great, free ways to celebrate our nation’s freedom....

First 5 LA’s 5 Ways to Survive Daylight Savings

First 5 LA’s 5 Ways to Survive Daylight Savings

First 5 LA’s 5 Ways to Survive Daylight Savings This year, Daylight Savings Time begins on March 14. Here are some strategies for surviving the time change: End the day earlier – Adjusting to even an hour of time difference can make everyone feel a little tired and...

Translate