It’s difficult enough learning about one medical diagnosis for a child, but for the Hardy family, their youngest two daughters were diagnosed with two different illnesses within the same month. Read about their resilience on their journey with sickle cell disease and leukemia.
The Mighty Blog features stories from around Children’s Minnesota, as well as health and wellness information for raising healthy kids.
Dr. Jason Walker, child psychologist at Children's Minnesota, shares more about mental health disparities for African American youth and what parents can do to help.
Kelly Wolfe, director or public policy and advocacy at Children’s Minnesota, shares more about kids' issues to consider when voting in the 2020 election.
After being diagnosed with a rare and aggressive tumor in her leg, 24-year-old patient Jordyn Meskan shares her experience at Children's Minnesota during the COVID-19 pandemic.
September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Did you know? Children’s Minnesota Hemoglobinopathy and Sickle Cell Program is a nationally recognized program. We’re sharing more about sickle cell disease to help shine a light on this disease.
Tera Peterson shares her daughter Callie's story of having her tonsils removed at Children's Minnesota during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Harper was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in February 2020. In this story, be inspired by Harper's story of resilience and what makes her 'nothing short of amazing.'
Lainey Brod made and sold bracelets to raise money to buy clear face masks for Children's Minnesota.
Dr. Sara Gonzalez, pediatric psychologist at Children’s Minnesota, shares tips for parents to help kids and teens who are struggling with body image.
Kelly Anderson, an active volunteer with Families as Partners, shares her daughters' Children’s Minnesota stories, and why she wouldn't bring her kids to any other hospital.