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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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.

Top five questions asked during a well-child visit: answered

We talked with Carolyn Solberg, pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP) at Children’s Minnesota, about the top five questions parents ask their PNPs or primary care provider during a well-child visit.

How to get the most out of your virtual care visit

Virtual care allows kids and their families to get care from the comfort of their home. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your visit.

Free COVID-19 testing available in Minneapolis and St. Paul

The Minnesota Department of Health is hosting community-based, free COVID-19 swab centers in Minneapolis and St. Paul

How to make face masks more comfortable for kids

Laura Sufka, child life specialist at Children’s Minnesota, shares tips to help kids become comfortable with face masks.