At P4HC, we bring the community’s voice to the table. We understand that in order to transform neighborhoods, neighbors will be in charge. So we’ve developed a process of neighborhood assessment & engagement that empowers communities members to identifying the most important issues that relate to healthy neighborhoods. They decide what they want to tackle [...]
A lot of our work revolves around what we eat and how we play. We think of our teams as lovely (sometimes dysfunctional) families: eating together at the dinner table and playing together in the backyard sandbox. At the family dinner table, we know that everyone doesn’t always see eye to eye. So at our dinner table, everyone has an equal voice. And when we’re finished, everyone knows how to play together happily in the sandbox – totally unsupervised.
Did you know that Commerce City is a Let’s Move City? The City of Commerce City was selected by the Department of Health and Human Services to host the 1st annual celebration for First Lady Obama’s Let’s Move initiative to end childhood obesity this Saturday. Commerce City Celebrates the Colorado Rapids & Let’s Move Saturday, [...]
Are you worried that if you don’t serve foods that are easy to like your child won’t eat? The idea of having a hungry child is heartbreaking. Studies show that babies and children have the ability to self regulate and listen to their bodies’ cues. They will eat what they need if you serve it [...]
I repeat. There is no such thing as a picky eater. I know. I know. Moms, you’re saying “That’s not true! My little Tommy won’t eat anything but mac and cheese.” I’m sure that’s true, too. So how can that be?
Hopefully, the Surgeon General’s forthcoming call to action will help moms and their networks of support understand why breastfeeding and infant-centered feeding practices are crucial and how they will keep our kids healthier for a lifetime.
Around P4HC, we are eagerly anticipating Surgeon General Regina Benjamin’s call to action to support breastfeeding. Her announcement will explain steps to family members, communities, health care professionals and employers to make breastfeeding an easy choice for mothers…