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

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Puberty: What parents and kids should know

Everybody goes through puberty, but it can still be hard to talk about it. We’re sharing what parents and kids need to know about the changes happening to their bodies at this age.

Children’s Minnesota nurses achieve national standard for BSN degree completion

Congratulations to Children’s Minnesota nurses for achieving a national standard for nurses holding advanced degrees. We're proud to announce that 80 percent of Children’s Minnesota nurses now hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in nursing!

Recognizing Thank a Resident Day

To help us celebrate and honor the work our residents do at Children’s Minnesota, we’re shining a light on Kate Policht, chief resident at Children’s Minnesota Hospital St. Paul.

Work Here Wednesday: Patient Care Supervisors

In this role, you will work with unit staff to ensure clinical quality and safety standards are met at the bedside, so we can continue to take the best care of kids and their families.

Father and young son at the airport before a spring break trip

Simple tips for planning a healthy spring break

Common vacation pitfalls that lead to stress can be prevented by following a few simple tips before and during the trip, allowing your family to have a happy and healthy spring break.

Community Connect staff

Community Connect presents to Kohl’s Cares national partners

The Community Connect program at Children’s Minnesota – a family-support model that offers resources to address children’s health needs – was recently invited to present its family-centered stories and outcomes to Kohl’s Cares, which funds the program.

Michael and his family at his high school graduation.

From cardiac patient to Star Studio star: Michael’s heart health journey

Michael started his Children’s Minnesota journey on Oct. 15, 2000 – the day he was born. To this day, at 19 years old, Michael still gets excited when he gets to stay overnight at Children’s Minnesota, even when he’s being monitored for health issues.

Your COVID-19 (coronavirus) questions answered

Patsy Stinchfield, senior director of infection prevention at Children’s Minnesota, answers the burning questions about COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Work Here Wednesday: Elizabeth Wagner, transplant program manager

In honor of American Heart Month, we sat down with Elizabeth Wagner, transplant program manager at Children’s Minnesota, to learn more about her work in pediatric cardiology.

Rock the Cradle 2020

Rock the Cradle 2020 – a free day of family fun with The Current and Children’s Minnesota

Join us at The Current’s Rock the Cradle – a free event for kids and their grown-ups, presented by Children’s Minnesota on March 8, 2020, from 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.