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

Filter by:

mighty.nicu.sam

Born prematurely, Sam defies odds to go home

Young Sam has been through a multitude of challenges and undergone more surgeries and procedures than most people do in their entire life.

foundation.giving.podcast

“Children’s Pedcast”: Giving season begins at Children’s Minnesota

Annie Waters, the director of annual giving in the foundation at Children's Minnesota, talks about fundraising, philanthropy and how to donate.

injuryprevention.halloween.safety

Tips for a safe Halloween trick-or-treating experience

Tips and information for having a safe - and fun - Halloween with your kids.

5 question friday

Get to know Children’s – Minnetonka patient care manager, nurse

Erin Curtis, RN, BSN, is the patient care manager for the surgery center in Minnetonka, where teams perform more than 3,200 outpatient surgeries each year.

news.foodallergies.recall

Sanofi US recalls all Auvi-Q epinephrine auto-injectors

Epinephrine injection manufacturer Sanofi US has voluntarily recalled all Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection, USP) products on the market, including 0.15 and 0.3 milligrams strength, because they potentially could deliver an inaccurate dosage.

Vito’s superhero spirit

Vito has spent most of his two years of life battling brain cancer at Children’s Minnesota while donning his signature superhero capes. Through difficult times, he teaches his family to always laugh and cherish the little things in life.

sleepcenter.sleepschedule.sleep

Manage your child’s sleep for daylight saving time

If you want to be proactive to minimize the disruption to your child’s sleep pattern, here are a few things to consider.

bereavement.holiday.candle

Children’s Minnesota to host holiday bereavement event

We understand that preparing for the holidays can be challenging. The Children's Minnesota Bereavement Advisory Team (BAT), along with Children's Minnesota staff, is hosting "Grieving Through the Holidays," an event to help you connect with other bereaved families who are preparing for the holidays.

mighty.hemonc.aili1

Diagnosed with cancer as infant, 2-year-old Aili surviving, thriving

Aili Kleven was diagnosed with stage 3 intermediate-risk neuroblastoma.

A’rrington’s resilient heart

A’rringTon was born with a rare heart condition and spent much of his first year of life at Children’s Minnesota.