Author Archives: Deborah Peel

About Deborah Peel

Writer, blogger, marketer, mother, lover of big trees and isolated mountain tops. I'm passionate about the pathway to success that First 5 Shasta is building for young children. Our grantees, partners, and caring community members all contribute to this critical early childhood investment. Together, we make the pathway strong!

Seeking Help Me Grow Applicants

First 5 Shasta is seeking applicants to help build a comprehensive Help Me Grow system for young children and families in Shasta County. Two Requests for Proposals are now open! Deadline to apply is 12:00 p.m. on December 15, 2017. … Continue reading

CARE Class

Free sessions for women feeling overwhelmed and depressed. Pregnant women and moms with children up to age 2. Snack and child care. November 7, 14, 21, 28 Call 530-229-8402

Smart Start! Active Learning Techniques

Free webinar and light breakfast. November 30 at First 5 Shasta 9:00-10:00 am

Quitting is Your New Reality

Myth: Lowering the number of cigarettes I smoke during my pregnancy is safer for the baby. Reality: There is no safe level of smoking. Even cutting down to a few cigarettes a day means you are ingesting harmful chemicals that … Continue reading

Read for the Record is a Reading Adventure

So many adventures are at your fingertips when you’re reading with young children. There’s books about babies, books about trucks, books about elephants who live in the jungle and monkeys who see the whole wide world from the tops of … Continue reading