The Mighty Blog features stories from around Children’s Minnesota, as well as health and wellness information for raising healthy kids.

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True chemistry: how clinical trial combined with a love for science brings Kyla to Children’s Minnesota

After graduating college with a degree in chemistry in 2022, Kyla's career was suddenly put on hold when doctors found an ovarian tumor. But her appreciation for science and research would play a big role in her fight and recovery.

Celebrating Social Work Month 2023

March is Social Work Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the incredible work social workers do every day for patients and families. Get to know three of our social workers, Stevie, Mia and Molly! They will be sharing all their favorite things about working at Children's Minnesota.

Children’s Minnesota and Project SEARCH

Children’s Minnesota is proud to be a partner of Project SEARCH, a program that helps prepare individuals with special needs for employment. In 2022, Children’s Minnesota celebrated the 10th anniversary of our partnership. Children’s Minnesota was one of the first two Project SEARCH programs in Minnesota.

From the NICU to living life to the fullest

Martha never thought she’d get to see her girls live life the way that they do now while they were little babies in the NICU. But thanks to the expert care from the Children’s Minnesota NICU team, the girls are now living life to the fullest and participate in multiple sports.

Senior director of environmental operations shares her nine-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Tracy Venne, senior director of environmental operations, will be sharing all her favorite things about working at Children’s Minnesota.

Building toward recovery: Henry’s passion for Lego® inspires his path back from brain surgery

Henry’s lifelong passion for creating with the building toy helped build his personal story, including his journey back from brain surgery.

How to help your child’s dry winter skin

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, shares tips for parents to help their kids with their dry and itchy skin this winter.

Siblings by heart: Delilah and William’s story

Delilah and William not only share a sibling bond, but they also share the same congenital heart defect (CHD) diagnosis. Thanks to the care both Delilah and William received by the cardiology experts at Children's Minnesota, today they are thriving. 

Winter weather closures at Children’s Minnesota

Because of current weather conditions, Children's Minnesota clinical services are working with patients and families to accommodate their various needs. It is possible some of our locations are closing or reducing their hours while other locations are still fully operational. If you have not heard from your clinic, please check with your location before you head out for your appointment. Thank you for understanding!

CVICU RN shares her three-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Alex Khoury, CVICU RN, has been working at Children's Minnesota for three years now. She will be sharing all her favorite things about his career.