First 5 Shasta sharing information on early brain development and a broad array of 0-to-5 topics.

Say Good Night With A Math App

There’s an app for that. Seems that’s the standard answer these days, doesn’t it? It even applies to bedtime math, a smart way to build numeracy skills with your child. Does your bedtime routine with your child include reading a … Continue reading

Get Up and Grow a Garden!

“Why try to explain miracles to your kids when you can just have them plant a garden.” – Robert Brault At all ages, the Harris children of Fort Jones, California have helped with the planting and tending of their large … Continue reading

No Teeth, Baby Teeth, Healthy Teeth

Roman Olney is a tooth brushing champion and has the excellent dental health to prove it. I ask, “Roman, how many teeth do you have?” He’s quick to answer, “Two!” With a great big smile, he shows off a mouth … Continue reading

First Tooth, First Dentist Visit

Dr. Charmaine Ng often sees parents at the Rolling Hills Clinic (Corning & Red Bluff, CA) holding a baby while bringing an older sibling to a dental appointment. She never misses a chance to help schedule the baby’s first very … Continue reading

Renee Menefee: Strong Words Part II