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For Parents.To help you do the best you can, here’s some information, tools and resources for supporting your child’s healthy development and learning.
About FTF. Created by Arizona voters, First Things First partners with families and communities to help our state’s young children be ready for success in kindergarten and beyond.
Grants. First Things First invests in strategies and programs that support the development, health and learning of children birth to age 5 (before kindergarten).
Get Involved. First Things First partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed.
Now’s a good time to think about the important role you play in your child’s life and have a game plan for dealing with stress and uncertainty.
Because so many parents go online for advice and answers to questions, First Things First has updated information and resources to support new and soon-to-be…
The AZ New Parent Guide from First Things First has information and resources to help do your best in caring for your new baby.
Grandparents can play many important roles in the healthy development of their grandchildren.
Noticing and responding to your baby’s cues is what great parenting is all about.
Learn about resources for single, teen or disabled parents, and grandparents.
Try to remember that you don’t have to be perfect, and taking care of yourself helps you take care of your children.
Read the story of how an unexpected car repair bill led a single mom to realize that time together is the best thing we can give our children.
Having back-and-forth conversations with your baby, even before they can use words, helps them learn and develop language. It’s easy and fun to do.