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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Community partners give back to Children’s Minnesota

Here are four community partners that have recently donated and made a difference in the lives and safety of our patients, their families and our staff.

Kisses for Kenzie – one family’s dedication to Virtual Walk for Amazing

Team Kisses for Kenzie is joining Virtual Walk for Amazing. Read their story here.

How to “rock” a brain tumor: Tate’s story of recovery

After months of feeling the effects of a concussion, Tate's family brought him to see a neurologist where they found out he had a brain tumor. Learn more about his recovery here.

Conjoined at birth: The story of twin’s amazing separation

Emersynn and Ellerie were born as conjoined twins. At just 7 months old, they were successfully separated after a 12-hour surgery with 25 Children's Minnesota medical professionals.

#GiveAtHomeMN – Give to Children’s Minnesota’s Urgent Needs Fund

#GiveAtHomeMN is a virtual fundraising event taking place May 1-8 for all nonprofits across Minnesota. Children's Minnesota needs you more than ever. COVID-19 has impacted us in many ways, and we need your help to continue to care for the most amazing people on earth—kids!

COVID-19 and preexisting conditions: What you need to know

Children’s Minnesota is sharing what you need to know about caring for kids with preexisting conditions as we navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic together.

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Real life or a movie? Marshall’s birth story

Looking at Marshall Keller today, you would never expect that the story of his birth could easily be turned into a movie script. Read Marshall's amazing birth story to learn why the Keller family Walks for Amazing.

Children’s Minnesota Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit celebrates 10-year anniversary!

This April marks the 10th anniversary of the Edward J. Phillips Cardiovascular Care Center our Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU).

Is COVID-19 affecting kids’ mental health? What parents need to know

Dr. Sarah Jerstad shares what parents need to know about keeping their kids' minds and bodies healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Recognizing Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

To learn a little more about what it’s like to be a laboratory professional at Children’s Minnesota, we sat down with Julie Laramie, a technical specialist at Children's Minnesota.