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’s Minnesota 2023 summer nurse internship program

Children’s Minnesota is now accepting applications for our 2023 summer nurse internship program! Every summer, we welcome student nurses to a 10-week paid internship at Children’s Minnesota. In this program, student nurses work full time in a clinical setting, learning from experienced registered nurses (RN) as they perform clinical tasks, and patient and family centered care.

June’s journey: Children’s Minnesota’s Neurosurgery Program helps stop a little girl’s seizures

June battled seizures most of her life until the Children's Minnesota Neurosurgery team helped stop them from happening. This November, June’s family wants to share her story during National Epilepsy Awareness Month.

Neli’s fighting spirit: a story of strength, unbreakable bonds and the power of advocacy.

Neli Sanchez is 16 years old. She loves art, dancing and listening to BTS. In many ways, she’s a typical teenager — but her journey to this point has been anything but.

El espíritu de lucha de Neli: una historia sobre la fortaleza, los lazos inquebrantables y el poder del apoyo

Neli Sánchez tiene 16 años. Le encanta el arte, bailar y escuchar a BTW. En muchos aspectos es una típica adolescente, pero su camino difiere del de una adolescente tradicional.

Children’s Minnesota providers honored by March of Dimes as Heroes in Action

Three Children's Minnesota health care providers were among those honored during the March of Dimes 2022 Heroes in Action awards ceremony in Minneapolis.

Tips for using Halloween to foster your child’s development

From developing motor skills to nurturing social skills, there are a number of ways you can use the holiday to help tiny monsters and superheroes grow physically and mentally.

Where to get care for your kids as the flu, RSV and COVID-19 spread

Children’s Minnesota is experiencing an increase of patients with the flu, RSV and other respiratory illnesses in our emergency department (ED), walk-in clinics, outpatient pharmacy and primary care clinics.

How to talk to kids about social media and internet challenges

Internet challenges are a common occurrence and can be especially fascinating to kids and teens. Although these challenges may seem fun, they can also be dangerous at the same time. It is important to talk to your kids about social media usage and the possible consequences of attempting these challenges.

Security dispatcher shares his experience at Children’s Minnesota

Tristan, security dispatcher, is sharing his experience working at Children’s Minnesota as part of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Join us for a community resources and gun buyback event in Minneapolis

On Oct. 28 and 29, there will be a free community event that will focus on building relationships, providing resources = and encouraging people to participate in the gun buyback opportunity.