Be a part of the change! Get active by joining an event in your community! Events to be hosted across the state of Texas, find one near you!
Want to be a part of something bigger than yourself? Donate to the Baby Day movement today and help give a strong start to thousands of babies across the state. Donate!
You can make a big impact, even when starting small. Baby steps lead to big milestones and a health foundation for health and learning. Pledge your support today! Find out how…
Celebrate and Support Babies
Imagine waking up to a day that celebrated the excitement and opportunity of the tiniest Texans. Where families meet for playdates in parks, workplaces provide flexibility and support to new parents, and politicians pledge to support our future by building stronger policies for the leaders of tomorrow…the babies of today.
Baby Day is the first ever statewide celebration of the first three years, when early experiences shape livelong potential. Join us year-round, to celebrate this incredible period of growth in our tiniest Texans.READ MORE
DID YOU KNOW?
Play is one of the key ways in which children learn and develop socially, physically, and behaviorally by building self-worth and giving a child a sense of their own abilities. Because play is fun, children often become very absorbed in what they are doing, which helps them develop the ability to concentrate.Learn More
Baby Day Activities
Create an Early Learning Passport that contains checklists, documents, and work samples that can be passed on to the child’s kindergarten teacher. The child’s skills and development can later be passed on to the teacher in a useful and organized way.Learn More
$.43/day, $13/month, could help to provide training on coparenting to foster parents, enabling them to partner with the birth parent in providing a safe and emotionally supportive home. Your support can positively change the lives of Texas's littlest ones. https://t.co/j8rRd2LoXg https://t.co/PrckVUh3Dx
"Stress and coping among early childhood intervention professionals receiving reflective supervision: A qualitative analysis", an article co-authored by our CEO, Sadie Funk, was published today. For Abstract: https://t.co/9gvvD3EUFD. For Full Access: nfellows @first3yearstx.org
First3Years is one of 10 Texas recipients of a grant of $800K from the @HoggFoundation which aims to strengthen our community's resiliency, mental health and well-being! Get involved by emailing Christy Serrano: cserrano @first3yearstx.org. Read about it: https://t.co/XRetinAqTS
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7 Months Old
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First 3 Years
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