Category: Safety

Vehicle 101 for Women

By Guest Blogger Sandy Harper Technology has drastically helped female drivers in moments of vehicle needs. Usually a husband, dad, friend or a mechanic is only a cell...

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...

Teach Your Kids To Be Safe At The Pool

By Guest Blogger Kaitlin Gardner, author of the blog An Apple Per Day I freely admit I have always loved being around the water. Spending time at the pool with my...

When it Comes to Fractures, Children Need Special Attention

By Guest Blogger John Frino, MD, associate professor of pediatric orthopaedic surgery, Brenner Children’s Hospital The carefree, playful days of summer give kids...

Overcoming Emotional Scars from Child Abuse

By Anonymous I can honestly say I have a happy and relatively successful life at this point in my life, so most people that know me would likely never guess or even...

Riding Shotgun (and other car safety issues)

By Katie Moosbrugger We reached a much-anticipated milestone at my daughter’s 10-year well-check. The doctor announced she weighs exactly 80 pounds. You’re...

7 Things You Need to Know About Concussions in Adolescents and Children

By Neil Sparks, DO, sports medicine specialist and family physician at Wake Forest Baptist Health Family Medicine-Reynolda With fall athletics starting up, many parents...

Texting & Driving: They are Watching You!

By Rachel Hoeing We all know texting while driving is dangerous. We’ve all read the stories of the last extremely unimportant text that someone felt the need to...

Social Media with Your Kids: Safety Overrules Privacy

By Guest Blogger Suzy Fielders Not too long ago I wrote this blog “What Parents Should Know About Facebook,”  talking a little about kids being on Facebook and some...

Are You a Car Decal Kind of Family?

By Rachel Hoeing There has been a lot of controversy and hype lately over family car decals. Why? Some people think they are obnoxious or annoying. Others love them....