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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Free summer meals for kids

The Twin Cities metro area has many resources to help kids and their families access nutritious meals this summer.

Amidst a pandemic: A seamless visit to emergency department

Accidents can and do happen when you have kids—even amidst a pandemic. Children's Minnesota is open, and safe, no matter what kind of care your child needs.

Children’s hosts press conference with Senator Amy Klobuchar on the importance of vaccines

Patsy Stinchfield, senior director of infection control at Children's Minnesota, joined Senator Amy Klobuchar in a press conference on the importance of vaccinations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Juneteenth celebrates African American freedom

Dr. Marc Gorelick, Children's Minnesota president and CEO, talks about the history of Juneteenth, and challenges all to recommit themselves to learning from new perspectives.

Children’s Minnesota is Shining a Light on Sickle Cell disease

Children's Minnesota is recognizing the 10th annual World Sickle Cell Awareness Day.

It’s OK to not be OK: Coping strategies for families

To help you and your family deal with negative feelings, Bethaney Kaye, APRN CNP DNP, and Kavita Desai Dakoji, LP, PhD, from Children’s Minnesota pain, palliative and integrative medicine program have shared some coping tips.

Responding to the needs of our community

There is no better time to live our values and join together as we work to ensure that all children live in a community that is safe, equitable and healthy.

Children’s Minnesota employee honored in Business of Pride

We sat down with Gregory Johnson, lead human resources business partner, to learn more the Business of Pride award from the Mpls/St. Paul Business Journal.

Health care after COVID

Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO of Children's Minnesota, discusses two weaknesses of the United States health care system that have been revealed by COVID-19.

Behavior changes in kids related to trauma and stress

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, shares how monumental events may affect kids and what parents should look out for.