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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Virtual interview event: Medical assistants and licensed practical nurses

From Jan. 25 through Feb. 5, Children’s Minnesota is hosting a virtual interview event for medical assistants and licensed practical nurses (LPNs)—we’re interviewing all qualified candidates.

Tiny twins with a big fight: Conjoined sisters survive separation

Remi and Reese were born as conjoined twins. Read their amazing story of resilience and strength through their separation surgery.

Reflections on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy

James Burroughs, vice president, chief equity and inclusion officer, and Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO, reflect on racism in health care as we honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Sledding safety: Protect your head!

Sledding is a great—and fun—way to stay active during a snowy Minnesota winter. But at Children’s Minnesota, we want to see kids safe. We’re sharing tips to protect yourself while having sledding.

Like father, like daughter: Sonia’s epilepsy journey

Two years after her epilepsy diagnosis, Sonia's future looks incredibly bright thanks to support she received from her dad, Children's Minnesota and Minnesota Epilepsy Group.

Deb Lindberg recognized for her remarkable care with 2020 EPFCC Award

Join us in congratulating 2020’s recipient of the Excellence in Patient- and Family-Centered Care (EPFCC) Award: Deb Lindberg, registered nurse (RN) on 7th floor at the Minneapolis hospital.

Children’s Minnesota employees and patients send donations and hope to soldiers in Africa

Children’s Minnesota joined together to write letters to soldiers in Africa and sent over 100 bags filled with Children’s Minnesota items for the soldiers to bring to the orphanages and villages they visit.

Baby Richard born at 21 weeks: One of the youngest babies to survive

Richard was born at 21 weeks, making him one of the youngest babies to survive, according to Dr. Stacy Kern, their neonatologist.

Book written by mother-daughter duo is meant to inspire and give back

The Bonneur family is making an impact on young kids everywhere – including Children's Minnesota. They recently donated 50 onesies to the NICU, 40 Harper & Hunter LLC., adult face masks, 31 copies of “Everybody Love Your Body” and 19 copies of “No Thank You! No Extra Germs For Me!” Read their story.

Celebrating Kwanzaa at Children’s Minnesota

Children's Minnesota's Black Employee Empowerment (B.E.E.N.) employee resource group (ERG) is excited to help celebrate Kwanzaa. Learn how the holiday is celebrated, and what Kwanzaa means to families.