HEALTHY EATING ACTIVE LIVING

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!

Supporting Math Skills in Early Childhood

Math can be challenging and anxiety provoking for many people. "By some estimates, up to 93% of American adults have some degree of math anxiety." (LA Johnson/NPR) Sesame Street Workshop's of Eastern Connecticut State University created some best practices to share with parents. These principles focus on how adults can help support children in learning simple strategies and skills. Keep in mind: Its important to not let your own math anxiety effect your kids. Engage your children to think about math throughout everyday activities, however simple or small they are. Play simple math games during physical activities, while cooking, or putting puzzles together. In all of those activities you ca

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San Rafael, CA 94903 

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