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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Work Here Wednesday: Cooks wanted!

We currently have openings in our nutrition department for part-time (.50 FTE benefits eligible) cooks in Minneapolis.

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Forgetting children in hot cars: reduce the risk with these five tips

The weather is heating up in Minnesota. Here are five tips to ensure you’ll never accidentally leave your child unattended in the car.

Why we wear orange on National Gun Violence Awareness Day

At Children’s Minnesota, our goal is to put kids first and keep them safe. “As a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, we want to prevent gun violence and accidental shootings,” said Laura Plasencia, trauma services manager.

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Children’s Minnesota shares S.T.A.B.L.E. Program at Buffalo Hospital

Children’s neonatal outreach team recently presented the S.T.A.B.L.E. Program for the Buffalo Hospital nursery team.

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Work Here Wednesday: Housekeeping positions available

We currently have openings in our Environmental Services Department for Environmental Support Associates providing services in all our locations.

Patient room at Minneapolis General Pediatrics clinic

Redesigning the primary care experience

Redesigning the care experience to better meet our patients’ needs is a strategic pillar for Children's Minnesota 2020 vision.

Summer asthma tips for your family

With the long winter behind us and Minnesota’s summer beginning to shine, families tend to spend more time outdoors. For kids with asthma, that often means battling allergies.

Two girls cuddled in a blanket made by classmates.

Teachers, students and volunteers made 100 fleece blankets for patients

Teachers and students from Crooked Lake Elementary and 30 volunteers made 100 fleece blankets for patients in our hospitals and one of their dear friends battling cancer.

Walk for Amazing with Team Blake

Join Team Blake in raising funds for Children’s programs at Walk for Amazing on June 22 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Overcoming obstacles: Ethen’s journey with speech therapy

Despite hitting all other milestones, Ethen had difficulty with speech and was later diagnosed with a motor speech disorder, apraxia. Read more about his growth journey with Children's speech-language pathologists.