Kare 11 Features

Central MN Child Advocacy Center

The Central Minnesota Child Advocacy Center serves children when there is a concern of child abuse. It helps preserve the dignity and spirit of the child by supporting, advocating for and educating families. Click here to learn more about the Central Minnesota Child Advocacy Center.

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ACEs study overview

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Adverse Childhood Experiences page has information on a nationwide ACE study, as well as resources and articles on the subject. Click here to visit the CDC ACE study overview.

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Childhood Obesity

Learn more about the latest initiatives from Feeling Good MN focused on “Back to School” in this month’s Kare 11 segment.

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CentraCare Childhood obesity efforts

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation today recognized the greater St. Cloud region in its release of an updated collection of stories and reports from a growing number of states, cities and counties that have measured declines in their childhood obesity rates. Learn more »

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BLEND Walk-A-Thons

BLEND Walk-A-Thons are a healthy, active fundraising model that asks students to collect donations for their school and in return they can participate in a day of celebration and physical activity. The events include walking but schools are creating additional opportunities for students to engage in a variety of fitness fun! Learn more »

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Back to School

Learn more about the latest initiatives from Feeling Good MN focused on “Back to School” in this month’s Kare 11 segment.

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Back to School ‘Sleep Boot Camp’

Preparing your child for the first week back to school takes more preparation than filling a back pack with pencils and paper. It means getting their sleep schedule adjusted to getting up earlier. For most children the time to start the transition to the new schedule is one to two weeks before school starts. Begin…

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Prepping for Back to School

Put together an emergency kit for your teen’s locker. Include band-aids, mints, deodorant, chapstick, lint roller, hand sanitizer and Kleenex. Organize clothes for the week in your closet to help keep your morning on schedule. Post a daily routine to help younger children stay on schedule and know what to expect in their day. Clear…

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