Newsletter Winter 2014
Let’s Celebrate Our Dads! Print E-mail

By Wendy Rowan,
Executive Director
FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT

We have been encouraging Dads to attend playgroups with their children for several years now, and hope that Dads in our county find the playgroups welcoming places for them and their children.

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Ask Omi Print E-mail

By Meg Walkley
Children & Family Specialist

What issues are appropriate to bring to Beth and Meg (Omi)?

Beth Heavilin (see column on pg.7) and I both regularly attend playgroups funded by First 5 Humboldt. For those that are more rurally located or are not playgroups, Beth and I aren’t able to visit as often. However, we can be contacted by e-mail and phone. Playgroup leaders, parents and other caregivers often wonder what types of questions are appropriate to ask us.

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THINGS TO DO Print E-mail

Here’s a list of inexpensive, fun, things to do with your child. Do you know of an event that should be in this section? Email it to Patric at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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TV, Computers and Mobile Devices… Oh my! Print E-mail

By Beth Heavilin
Child & Family Inclusion Specialist

Televisions, computers, phones, and other mobile screen devices are so prevalent in our lives. As technology changes parents need to be aware of what research tells us about too much screen time.

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FIRST FIVE PLAYGROUP TIMES Print E-mail

First Five Playgroup Times, Locations, and Contact Information

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