What is HEAL?

The Marin Countywide Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Initiative brings together residents and community partners from throughout Marin to create a road map to improve community health. We are pleased to announce we have received a grant from the Marin Community Foundation for HEAL work with families and providers enrolled in our Access to Quality Child Care program. This program focuses on policies, systems and practices to support HEAL work in child care and support quality. Other opportunities include: more training  for the provider community, on-site work with specialists in different areas, garden and nutrition education and much more!

Summer Time Tip to Protect Your Child From Ticks

Summer time is full of days’ outdoors. Whether it's a family camping trip, or an outing at the park, the great outdoors brings all sorts of benefits for children. Unfortunately, one disadvantage are ticks which are more prevalent in California than ever before. Early Spring through Summer tick populations are on the rise and the chance of coming in contact with one is high. Tick borne diseases such as Lyme is a great concern so be mindful and take some precautionary steps to keep the incidences to a minimum. Things to consider: Ticks live in high grasses and leaf litter There are multiple types of ticks Dogs can bring ticks into your home Ticks can vary in size. Ticks that are still in the “

Healthy Summer Treats

Summer is here! With the warm weather and longer days, gatherings and celebrations are a common enjoyment for many. Many times we celebrate these events with sweet treats, however this summer is a great time to start choosing healthy options for you and your family. One summer go-to treat are Popsicles! However, looking more closely at the ingredients many of our favorite Popsicles have high levels of refined sugar, corn syrup, artificial flavoring and colors. Popsicles and Summer go together!! Look for 100% fruit juice options Avoid artificial coloring and flavorings Save money and make your own with your kids! See recipe below by Jessica, check out her website for many more wonde

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