Category: Safety

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....

Sun, Safety & Your Sanity

By Katie Moosbrugger For lots of moms, summertime can be anything but relaxing. From endless sunscreen latherings (one of my biggest pet peeves) – to constant...

5 Ways You Can Help Your Allergic Child Enjoy Spring

By Paul F. Meyer, MD, primary care physician at Wake Forest Baptist Health Family -Medicine Lewisville With mild weather and beautiful scenery, spring is one of the...

Living with Food Allergies: A Child’s Point-of-View

For the majority of us, we don’t think much about food allergies until it comes time to take snacks into school, have a new friend of your child’s spend the...

Don’t be a Victim this Holiday Season

By Eric S. Hicks, Master Police Officer As we enter the holiday season, the majority of us are singing along with holiday music, spending time with family, and shopping....

Are We There Yet? Surviving Summer Travel

By Dr. Aimee Lischke of Total Family Care of Winston-Salem Summertime is often considered a time for slowing down. School’s out, there are fewer extracurricular...