The Mighty Blog features stories from around Children’s, as well as health and wellness information for raising healthy kids.

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Nothing short of amazing – Harper fights cancer

Harper was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in February 2020. In this Shine Bright for Cancer Kids story, be inspired by Harper's story of resilience and what makes her 'nothing short of amazing.'

Lainey's donation to Children's Minnesota

11-year-old Lainey raises money to help hearing-impaired peers

Lainey Brod made and sold bracelets to raise money to buy clear face masks for Children's Minnesota.

What parents need to know about body image and mental health

Dr. Sara Gonzalez, pediatric psychologist at Children’s Minnesota, shares tips for parents to help kids and teens who are struggling with body image.

Care during a pandemic: J.J.’s and Bridget’s stories

Kelly Anderson, an active volunteer with Families as Partners, shares her daughters' Children’s Minnesota stories, and why she wouldn't bring her kids to any other hospital.

Give to the Cancer Kids Fund through our Shine Bright for Cancer Kids campaign

Help support kids fighting cancer at Children's Minnesota by donating to the Cancer Kids Fund this September during our Shine Bright for Cancer Kids campaign.

Why should my family get flu shots?

This flu season, your family may have double the risk of contracting a respiratory illness. Protect your family by getting flu shots this fall.

Family Advocacy Week 2020

Hundreds of children across the country gathered virtually this year for the Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) Speak Now For Kids Family Advocacy Week.

How to talk to kids about death

Rachel Calvert, child life and music therapy manager at Children’s Minnesota, shares more about how to help kids through the grieving process.

Bringing kids joy during COVID-19: Star Studio works from home

During COVID-19 Star Studio had to get creative in the way they film, produce and distribute entertainment to patients and families at Children's Minnesota.

Shine Bright for Cancer Kids: Mia continues her fight

We met Mia – an amazing cancer fighter – in 2017 when, at 11 years old, she was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma. Mia has once again beat cancer after being diagnosed again in 2019.