Category: Safety

Lessons Learned from a Car Seat Safety Check

By Guest Blogger Natalie Haire Seat belts are a no-brainer. You pull the strap over your chest to your waist and click, it’s right. Infant and toddler car seats are...

Vaping? Juuling? What’s the Big Deal?

By Guest Blogger Lylan Wingfield, MS, LPC, LCAS Vaping? Juuling? What’s the Big Deal? What Parents May Not Know about This New Trend In recent years, e-cigarette use...

Water Safety this Summer

By Guest Blogger Darlene Haskins With summer approaching, knowing how to keep kids safe in and around water is essential for parents and caregivers. We like to believe...

Children in Our Community Are Counting on You to Speak Up

By Michele Daniels, MSN, RN, Nurse Manager, Pediatric Emergency Department, and Tammy Rush, MSN, EMT, Pediatric Trauma Registrar, Department of Pediatric Trauma, Brenner...

Maddie’s Mission: Life after Loss

By Guest Blogger Claudia Marini My Worst Days Ever December 29, 2016 will forever be the 1st worst day of my life. It is the day that every parent fears. Two phone calls...

Home Alone? When Is It Time?

By Guest Blogger Kelly Graves, Ph.D., HSP-P, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Kellin  Foundation Allow my child to stay home alone?  Are they ready?  Many...

Flying for My community: A Life in the Air

By Guest Blogger Josh Roland, Critical Care Paramedic, Wake Forest Baptist Health Not everyone can imagine a job like mine. For that matter, there was a time when I...

A Voice that Carries …

By Guest Blogger Angela Hackett Jenkins Life can be really hard and we all need to hear that we are not alone in the messy chapters of life. I’m a woman, wife,...

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...