The Annual R.O.C.K. Mat-Su Community Baby Shower has 3 goals.
Gift Bag Registration
Registration is Closed
*We have 100 Gift Bags available for Mat-Su parents. Registration will remain open while supplies last.
* Registered Addresses will be verified on Monday April 10, 2023.
How do I win prizes?
Come to the Community Baby Shower event and enter your name into multiple drawings to win a prize.
Watch & Read
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VIDEO: Starting Your Baby on Solid Foods | Kids Health
RESOURCE: Infant and Toddler Nutrition | Center for Disease Control & Prevention
RESOURCE: When, What, and How to Introduce Solid Foods | Center for Disease Control & Prevention
ARTICLE: How to Safely Introduce Your Baby to Peanuts and Other Food Allergens | Healthline
* MUST TALK TO YOUR CHILD’S PEDIATRICIAN BEFORE TRYING *
Safe Kids Worldwide
VIDEO: Kids Are Cute. We Know You Love Them. Get Your Carseat Checked
VIDEO: How to find a car seat technician
VIDEO: Parents Who Buckle Up Raise Kids Who Buckle Up
VIDEO: How to take the Pinch Test with a rear-facing car seat
VIDEO: Is it time to move to a forward-facing car seat?
VIDEO: Moving from a Booster Seat
RESOURCE: CDC’s Developmental Milestones | Center for Disease Control & Prevention
TIP SHEET: Healthy Sexual Development 0 – 8 years old | Darkness to Light
RESOURCE: Early Learning Activities for Babies | Best Beginnings
VIDEO: Babies on Track | Best Beginnings
VIDEO: Baby Development Video Tutorials | Baby Pillars
VIDEO: What can a home visit from a nurse do for you? | Providence Nurse-Family Partnership Program
VIDEO: No Wrong Questions | Help Me Grow Alaska
VIDEO:Embracing Parenthood & Parent Mentoring | HeartReach Center
VIDEO:Penny Simkin: Using Doulas for Birth Care | Midwifery Today
VIDEO: What’s a Doula? Danielle Brooks Finds Out | A Little Bit Pregnant | Netflix Family
ARTICLE: Your Age-by-Age Guide to Talking About Race | Parents Network
Darkness to Light Resources
TIP SHEET: Talk to Kids: Body Safety & Boundaries
TIP SHEET: Tips for Hiring Caregivers
TIP SHEET: Talking to Young Children About Events on the News
TIP SHEET: Talk to Kids: Your Conversation Guide for 3 – 5 Year Olds
ARTICLE: Five Tips to Make the Most of Video Chats | Zero to Three
ARTICLE: Tips for Video Chatting with Young Children: Staying Connected While Far Apart | Karen Nemeth | National Association for the Education of Young Children
ARTICLE: FaceTime can help babies connect with long-distance relatives | Michelle Barichello | First Things First
ARTICLE: Helping Babies Bond with Long-Distance Grandparents | Bright Horizons Family Solutions
ARTICLE: 5 Video Chatting Tips for Babies & Toddlers | Whitney Harris | babyation
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free books to children from birth to age five. Register with Imagination Library
ARTICLE: Literacy Skills: The Roots of Reading Start at Birth | Zero to Three
VIDEO: My Body Belongs To Me: From My Head, To My Toes | Pro Familia | Dagmar Geisler
VIDEO: Blueberry Shoe | Ann. Dixon
VIDEO: Sulwe’s Song | Lupita Nyong’o
VIDEO: Grumpy Monkey | Suzanne Lang
VIDEO: Whoever You Are | Mem Fox
VIDEO: My Heart Fills With Happiness | Monique Gray Smith
VIDEO: Dragons Love Tacos | Adam Rubin
VIDEO: Berry Magic | Teri Sloat
VIDEO: The Little Snowplow | Lora Koehler