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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Children on the playground

National Playground Safety Week: Injury prevention

National Playground Safety Week is April 22-26. Find safety recommendations for when your child is on the playground here.

Music therapists

Celebrating Music Therapy Week at Children’s Minnesota

Learn how we are celebrating Minnesota Music Therapy week at Children’s Minnesota from April 22-26.

Children's volunteers

Earth Day volunteers tackle largest park in Minneapolis

Over 40 volunteers from Children’s Minnesota participated in the 25th annual Minneapolis Earth Day Clean-Up event, on Saturday, April 20, 2019.

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Koch family shares emotional genomic program experience

Learn more about the Koch family's experience with the genomic medicine program at Children's Minnesota.

Partner for Change Award

Going green: Children’s Minnesota recognized for sustainability initiatives

Children’s Minnesota is proud to announce that it has been recognized as a Partner for Change Award recipient by Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care!

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Gender Health Program begins seeing patients

The multidisciplinary program offers comprehensive care for youth who identify as transgender or gender-diverse.

Children reading

Children’s Minnesota to celebrate reading this weekend at Wordplay

We are excited to be a part of The Loft's Wordplay to celebrate and promote the joy of reading. Wordplay aims to be the state’s biggest-ever celebration of readers, writers and great books.

Girl Scout troops make donations to Children’s

The Welcome Center at Children’s Minnesota accepts numerous Girl Scout donations a year.

Wendy's family

Wendy joined Families as Partners after son’s brain tumor

Read Wendy’s family’s story to learn about her experience at Children’s and how she is involved in the Families as Partners program.

Audrey and her grandson

Audrey lends a helping hand to our Families as Partners program

Audrey was inspired to join Families as Partners because her grandson receives care at Children’s. Read Audrey’s family’s story here.