Category: Safety

The 4 People Who Can Help Your Child Avoid Sports Injuries

By Christopher Ina, MA, LAT, ATC, Athletic Training Coordinator for Wake Forest Baptist Health Participating in sports is a great way for your child to have fun and...

What Should I Do If I Suspect Child Abuse?

By Meggan Goodpasture, M.D. Pediatrician at Brenner Children’s Hospital and member of the Child Abuse Team Unfortunately, child abuse and neglect is far more common...

Kids and Porn – What Parents Need to Know

By Guest Blogger Kristen Daukas, Thought Leader on Social Media, Technology and Parenting Teens I’m not sure exactly when porn first became a thing in the world, but...

Safe Kids Day 2017

By Hayluri “Luly” Beckles, Pediatric Injury Prevention Coordinator, Brenner Children’s Hospital The No. 1 Cause of Death in Children IS Preventable! ...

Why I’m Saying No to “13 Reasons Why”

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon If you have a teen – or even a preteen – you’ve likely heard of a new Netflix series called 13 Reasons Why. The series, like the book...

Human Trafficking: It’s Right Here

By Rachel Hoeing and guest blogger Krystin  My friend Krystin is a board member of Lily Pad Haven, which is a nonprofit organization that provides housing for...

Reasons Why We Let Him Play Football

By Katie Moosbrugger (with contributions from guest blogger Moose Lester) While most families are currently knee deep in fall sports, we are wrapping up a second season...

Water Safety is Serious Business

By Guest Blogger Kevin Bottomley Summer is only halfway over, and yet, already this summer there have been several drowning accidents affecting children in our...

Summer Safety

By Rachel Hoeing and Tracy Beatty, Emergency Medicine RN Summer is in full swing! As we enjoy the outdoors, the sun, the beach, and the pool, we also tend to get a...

15 Things Lifeguards Want You To Know

By Rachel Hoeing Summer is here and no doubt many of you will be spending long days at the pool. If you have never been a lifeguard, you may be surprised to find out...