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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How to keep your kids active this summer

We believe it’s important for kids to stay healthy and happy as they grow up. One way to accomplish this is through physical activity. Use these tips to keep your kids active this summer.

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Wiffle Wars 2019

Join us for the 3rd annual Wiffle Wars event at CHS Field on Saturday, August 10, to support Children’s Minnesota.

Game on! Microsoft donates gaming wall to St. Paul hospital

Thanks to a generous in-kind donation by the Microsoft Store at Mall of America, patients and families can enjoy games just like they would at home or with their friends in the Child Life Zone at our St. Paul hospital.

Dr. Marc Gorelick joins panel on health care staffing

Dr. Marc Gorelick, Children’s president and CEO, joined Minneapolis/St.Paul Business Journal and four other industry experts to discuss health care workforce challenges and opportunities.

Dr. Andrea Lampland named Top Doctor in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Children’s Minnesota is excited to congratulate our very own Dr. Andrea Lampland, MD, neonatologist, for her recognition from Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as a 2019 Top Doctor in the Twin Cities.

Work Here Wednesday: Sarah Hallstrom, Human Resources Consultant

To learn more about what it’s like to work in Children’s Human Resources department, we spoke with Sarah Hallstrom about her role as a Human Resources Consultant.

Five tips to keep kids safe near water

With the Minnesota summer heating up, taking a dip in the pool or lake is the perfect way to cool down. Before starting family fun near water, read Dr. Natalie Rigelman-Hedberg's tips to keep kids safe while swimming.

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Born at 25 weeks: Sydney’s story

A mom shares her experience with the Children's NICU, where her prematurely born daughter stayed for 3 months.

Beat the back-to-school rush, schedule your well-child check and sports physical

Before heading back to school or starting a sport, children need well-child checks and sports physicals. Learn how you can do both in one appointment at Children's.

Keeping kids safe while on the road

Whether it’s a quick drive to the grocery store or a long trip to the cabin, keeping kids safe while in the car is top of mind for parents. Read on to learn what car seat or booster seat may be right for your child.