As the spring and summer months approach, the warmer weather provides more opportunity for children to enjoy the outdoors — and unfortunately, more opportunity for injury. Children have a free spirit and often do not recognize the consequences that accompany risk during playtime. While we want to “let kids be kids,” as they say, safety … Continue reading 19 simple ways to keep your children safe from injury
There’s no such thing as a perfect parent. As a parent of young children, I know this all too well. Undoubtedly, we all make mistakes, but the consequences of installing a car seat incorrectly could lead to serious injury and in worst cases, even death. Children don’t come with a handbook — though most wish … Continue reading 6 common car seat safety mistakes you’re probably making
With the introduction of bicycle sharing programs popping up around the country, more and more cyclists are sharing the roads, making bicycle safety an ever-important topic. The Level I Trauma Center at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, sees many injured cyclists each year, especially from those not wearing helmets. … Continue reading 11 bike safety measures to remember
With the upcoming school season right around the corner, parents have back-to-school shopping, packing lunches and breaking out backpacks top of mind. But one thing that might not be high on the radar in the whirlwind of preparations is safe school transportation. Whether you plan on driving your kids, walking with them, having them ride the bus, or allowing … Continue reading Back-to-school transportation safety: How safe is your child’s commute?