Author: Jessica Saunders

  • Jessica Saunders

    Mommy safety blogger, Jessica Saunders, is the community relations manager at Dayton Children's. She also serves as the coordinator of Safe Kids Greater Dayton, an organization dedicated to preventing childhood injuries. Follow her adventures as the mother of a toddler, sharing safety concerns and tips with the Dayton community.

All locked up

A couple months ago I shared how were are working to prevent a jail break as Mary now knows how to open doors. So I think we’ve got the getting out problem solved – but what about the “locking out/in” … Continue reading

Lawn mower worries

Mary and I went on a walk the other day through our neighborhood.  She found a rock along our route and, of course, being the explorer that she is, she needed to pick it up and take it with us. … Continue reading

A dangerous window of opportunity

Spring has finally arrived and it’s the time of the year when it feels great to open the windows and let that spring air in. As I shared in earlier blogs, we moved last summer and I’m learning as I … Continue reading

The “B” and microbiomes

As a mother there seems to be a variety of things I can feel guilty about – not spending enough time with my daughter, not feeding her the best food on a busy night or giving into one more television … Continue reading

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