By Marilyn Morris Child Advocacy Specialist As child passenger safety technicians at Primary Children’s Medical Center, we help many families with car seats. We also hear many excuses when we ask parents if they buckle up every time they get in a vehicle. Here are some of the most common excuses we hear: “I don’t […]
The shootings in Connecticut, in which children and school staff were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School, may naturally cause kids to worry that something similar might happen to them, or their loved ones. It can also make them fear some aspect of daily life — like going to school — that they never worried […]
By Marilyn Morris Child Advocacy Specialist Here we are in the middle of another holiday season and that means more time spent in the car. Whether it is a trip to Grandma’s, or just running the hundreds of errands around town, driving can be stressful – and dangerous if you are traveling with your very […]
by Sara Jackson, CSW Center for Safe & Healthy Families If you have ever been around a baby, even for a short period of time, you know that babies have an amazing ability to fall asleep anywhere and in any position. In fact, a friend of mine recently showed me a video of her toddler […]
Primary Children’s Medical Center is located in Salt Lake City, Utah, but over the past three years we’ve been focusing our child advocacy work in the remote southeast corner of our state.