Safety

15 Things Lifeguards Want You To Know

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 that there is much more to the job than just getting a tan. I asked local lifeguards the most...
Be SMART to Save Lives

Be SMART to Save Lives

By Marci Peace, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America – Volunteer Be SMART Leader When the conversation turns to guns, tensions can flare. But we know that gun owners and non-gun owners alike can agree on one thing – we all love our children want to...
5 Tips for an Accident-Free Summer

5 Tips for an Accident-Free Summer

By Guest Blogger Milan D. Nadkarni, MD, Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest Baptist Health Brenner Children’s Hospital Summer is an ideal time for kids to play and have fun. However, the more active children are, the more at risk they are for...
Summer Skin Safety 101

Summer Skin Safety 101

By Susan “Abby” Haas, MD, pediatrician, Wake Forest Baptist Health – Brenner Children’s Hospital Pediatrics – Clemmons With summer right around the corner, we’re all looking forward to spending more time outdoors with our families. Whether it’s a day at the...
Co-Sleeping Pros and Cons

Co-Sleeping Pros and Cons

Are you familiar with this recent news story in which a Texas mother was found guilty for the death of her two-month-old son? The baby died in the night while co-sleeping with her and her husband. Not only is the story tragic, but it’s also bizarre and unthinkable....
How Do You Keep Your Child Safe?

How Do You Keep Your Child Safe?

By Guest Blogger Elizabeth Sasso Smith The subject of child safety is so broad it seems like there is an endless list of topics; bath safety, car safety, bike safety, home safety, water safety. As the mother of a toddler when someone mentions safety I think of gates,...