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Stronger Starts Program

Raising children can be tough, but you're not alone! First 5 California has teamed up with Cell-Ed to give you a helping hand with our new Stronger Starts Program. It's a free learning program for parents and caregivers that's all about helping children thrive—and making your job a little bit easier.

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The Stronger Starts Program by First 5 California Powered by Cell-Ed provides coaching, mentoring, and short lessons and tips that encourage positive parenting skills. To get started, sign up in one of four easy ways.

This program offers a mix of courses on different aspects of parenting—from keeping cool when things get tricky to teaching your children important problem-solving skills.

Why Should You Join?

  • Real Support: Get advice from live coaches who can help you with your parenting questions.

  • Learn On-the-Go: The short lessons are made to fit into your busy day, anytime, anywhere.

  • Helpful Topics: The program covers important topics like handling tantrums, building strong bonds with your children, and making connections with others who can support you.

  • It's Free & Easy to Use: Pick up the phone, use WhatsApp, download the app, or hop on your computer. Get started whichever way suits you.

Here's What You Can Learn:

  • Easy Parenting Tips: Discover some quick skills, like how to pause before you respond and why routines matter.

  • Stay Calm: Get tips on how to find your calm when parenting gets stressful.

  • Build Strong Bonds: Discover new ways to show love that help your children grow up healthy and happy.

  • Help from Friends & Family: Learn how your own friends and family can support you with raising your children.

  • Problem-Solving Skills: Teach your children how to face new challenges each day.

  • Handling Rule Testing: Learn what to do when your children push boundaries.

Get Started Now:

  • By Phone: Call 866-971-8555, enter PIN 9250, and follow the voice prompts.

  • WhatsApp: Message "START" to 866-971-8555 with your PIN 9250 and follow the instructions.

  • On a Computer: Go to www.gocelled.com, enter PIN 9250, and choose what you want to learn.

  • Cell-Ed Mobile App: Download the app by scanning the QR code below with your mobile device’s camera, put in your PIN 9250, and pick a course.

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We understand that raising a child often doesn’t come with an instruction manual. That's why we want to give you access to free, practical advice to help you give your child a thriving, healthy start in life.

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