Kare 11 Features: Back To School

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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Immunization Schedules

As you prepare your kids to go back to school, make sure their immunizations are up to date. To help you determine if your child is due for immunizations, the American Academy of Pediatrics provides the following immunization schedule for children aged 18 years and younger. The following 2017 schedules indicate the recommended ages for routine…

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