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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Tips for using Halloween to foster your child’s development

From developing motor skills to nurturing social skills, there are a number of ways you can use the holiday to help tiny monsters and superheroes grow physically and mentally.

Where to get care for flu, RSV and COVID-19 for your kids

Are you wondering where and how to get vaccines related to the flu, RSV and COVID-19? Get information from Children’s Minnesota.

How to talk to kids about social media and internet challenges

Internet challenges are a common occurrence and can be especially fascinating to kids and teens. Although these challenges may seem fun, they can also be dangerous at the same time. It is important to talk to your kids about social media usage and the possible consequences of attempting these challenges.

Security dispatcher shares his experience at Children’s Minnesota

Tristan, security dispatcher, is sharing his experience working at Children’s Minnesota as part of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Join us for a community resources and gun buyback event in Minneapolis

On Oct. 28 and 29, there will be a free community event that will focus on building relationships, providing resources = and encouraging people to participate in the gun buyback opportunity.

Five Question Friday: Justin Nelson, director of the Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

Get to know Justin Nelson, director of the Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders! He will be sharing why LGBTQIA+ History Month is important, what inspired him to work at Children’s Minnesota and much more.

Should you be giving melatonin to your kids?

With so many distractions around, getting your child or teen to sleep can be hard at times. Many parents have turned to using melatonin as a sleeping aid to help regulate their kids' sleep, which can be dangerous and has led to kids getting hospitalized.

Speech language pathologist shares her five-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Emillee Parson, speech language pathologist, is sharing all of her favorite things about working at Children’s Minnesota.

Mental health specialist shares her experience at Children’s Minnesota

Jordan Weiss, mental health specialist, is sharing all of her favorite things about working at Children’s Minnesota.

One child’s mental health struggle turns into a life-long passion

Everyone deserves a healthy, happy childhood. But we know that children have been struggling. In this blog, a mom shares her family's personal experience coping with her son's mental health crisis and how they made it through to the other side.