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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La historia de la familia Claudio

La historia de la familia Claudio

Remarkable Markus

Markus was born with complex medical needs, and when he was only eight hours old, he had his first surgery at Children’s Minnesota. Throughout Markus’ life, he’s experienced ups and downs because of his medical diagnosis – and so has his family. But, they have leaned on each other through all the tough times. And they wanted to share their story through a book.

The importance of toy safety during a pandemic

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, gives families some tips to make sure they're buying their kids the right toys.

Former Children’s Minnesota patient turned her diagnosis into a career helping others

Kathryn Cassellius, MS, RDN, LDN, was 13 years old when she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at Children's Minnesota. Now, she uses her diagnosis to help others.

Epilepsy treatment full of firsts: Skyler’s story

After years of repeated seizures, Skyler received groundbreaking epilepsy treatments from Children's Minnesota and the Minnesota Epilepsy Group.

Celebrating Diwali at Children’s Minnesota

Learn more about Diwali and how it is celebrated around the world, and at Children's Minnesota.

Celebrating National Injury Prevention Day

To celebrate National Injury Prevention Day, Children's Minnesota is sharing tips to prevent accidents and keep kids safe at home.

Children’s Minnesota 2021 summer nurse internship program

Children’s Minnesota is now accepting applications for our 2021 summer nurse internship program!

A miracle preemie: Yishan’s story

Yishan was born at 23 weeks and weighed only 520 grams, which is a little heavier than a pound of butter. The team at Children's Minnesota gave the Chan family hope that their preemie baby would be a miracle baby — and he was.

Children’s Minnesota hosts election to show kids the importance of voting

Star Studio, our in-house TV station at our Minneapolis and St. Paul hospitals, hosted an election-themed show where our two mascots – Sparkle and Twinkle – competed to win the 2020 Children’s Minnesota election.