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Family Day

May 6, 2018, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., Bloomington

Join us for a family-friendly day of adventure for kids and kids at heart! From fun activities, to visits from our favorite Nickelodeon characters, to yummy appetizers, it will be an afternoon to remember for you, your friends and family. And don’t forget – you can get your scream on at Nickelodeon Universe thanks to discounted wristbands. We will have our own private space with a beautiful patio and view of the park, too.

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New Year’s resolutions for kids

The beginning of a new year provides us all with an opportunity for a fresh start. Dr. Gigi Chawla provides some ideas for New Year's resolutions for kids.

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Alcohol and its impact on the teen brain

The teen brain is more sensitive to the poisoning effects of alcohol on the neural connections for learning, memory and judgment compared to the adult brain.

Paper Source

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., Saint Paul

Join the Paper Source - Grand Avenue team in making greeting cards for families at Children's Minnesota! When your child is in the hospital, one of the last things you're thinking about is the little things that happen day to day like purchasing a card to send to a loved one or a friend. This is why the team at Paper Source - Grand Avenue is inviting the community to join together to create beautiful cards to supply Children's Family Resource Centers with for families to use during their hospital stay - one less worry for families!

Ask Dr. Gigi

Important steps to prepare teens for college

Dr. Gigi Chawla and daughter Maddy share tips to ease parents' and kids' anxiety during the college transition.

Cancer survivor Dario becomes a dad

Dario beat cancer twice, but his greatest accomplishment is building a family

Dario Chavez was unsure he'd ever biologically father a child due to the chemotherapy he received while being treated for cancer.

Rock the Cradle

Rock the Cradle — a free day of family fun

As winter slowly makes an exit, get your family out of the house and enjoy a day of music, dancing, art and fun.

Music

Wonderground now is Rock the Cradle Radio

The Current's Rock the Cradle Radio offers the best music for children and adults to enjoy as a family, presented by Children's Minnesota.

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Join Children’s Minnesota at preschool fair

We’ll be at the Woodbury Preschool Fair and Expo at Liberty Ridge Elementary School.

Families as Partners

At Children’s Minnesota, everything we do is for the kids. We're always looking for input from our patients and their families. Children's Minnesota offers pathways for patient and family involvement through the Families as Partners program. Whether your child is currently, or has previously been, a patient at one of Children's clinics or hospitals, there are many ways you can help make the Children's care experience better for other patients and families, like yours.