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Doniese Wilcox shares tips on how to help your preschooler and older children to eat a more healthy and balanced diet.
 
Prediabetes is when your body has blood glucose that is higher than normal, but still not high enough to be classified as type 2. The good news is prediabetes doesn’t have to lead to a type 2 diagnosis.
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For many children, playing with modeling dough is soothing. Doniese Wilcox, a Certified Family Life Educator at +Avera McKennan, shares several other benefits for children and a recipe to make your own playdough. 
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When Bryce and Kelsey Mitteis transferred their twins into +Avera McKennan's new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in September it didn’t take long before they noticed a difference.
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According to a researcher who has studied creativity for the last decade, creativity in U.S. children is declining. The biggest decrease in creativity is seen in grades K-3.
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Today we share 6 ways you can help break the habit of eating too much non-natural sugar.
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Avera Women’s will sponsor its popular Maybe a Baby event on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015.  Find out details and locations in our most recent blog post.
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It’s a bit of a mystery why some kids eat just about anything and others are very selective in their eating. Doniese Wilcox shares several tips on how to help your toddler eat a more healthy and balanced diet.
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What’s so important about sitting down together for a family meal? Doniese Wilcox shares the many benefits based on several different studies.
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It can a be struggle at times to find healthy foods for your kids. Registered Dietitian Kalli Kurtenbach from +Avera McKennan, shares some tips on how to help. 
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Kids enjoy learning when all their senses are stimulated.  A swimming pool or bathtub may be great for this, but what about something that is a little safer and less messy?   Doniese Wilcox shares directions on how to create an oatmeal sensory box for your kids.
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In the U.S. alone, 7 million children under the age of 18 have asthma. That’s about one in 10 children. Dr. Wilfredo Veloira Jr. describes asthma and what can be done about it.
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What if this year our New Year’s Resolutions started in October instead of January?  In hope of sparking a new trend, Staci Wietfeld, Physical Therapist at +Avera McKennan, shares a thought for just one resolution as October nears: movement!
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Avera McKennan of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is a member of Avera Health.
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Avera McKennan is a member of Avera Health, a regional health care family of more than 235 facilities in the five-state region of South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska.