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.

View our new helmet video

Call me a safety geek – but I get so happy when I see kids (and parents) wearing bicycle helmets on the road.  Maybe it’s because we do so much education throughout the year about the importance of helmets in … Continue reading

We ought to do better

It’s the start of trauma season and without a doubt there is more that we can do to keep our kids safe – one is ensuring they always wear a bicycle helmet. This week State Senator Shannon Jones has a … Continue reading

Ohio’s return to play law

Did you know that approximately 3,000 Ohio youth aged 18 and younger are treated in emergency departments on average each year for sports-related traumatic brain injuries? On April 26, 2013, a new law in Ohio goes into effect that will … Continue reading

Committing to our children

As Dayton Children’s mommy safety blogger, I tend to focus more on unintentional injuries.  However, there is a great need to call attention to intentional injuries as well – since many of the children affected by violence may not have … Continue reading

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