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.

Button batteries…search, secure and share!

In our technological world, electronic devices are getting smaller, slimmer and sleeker. The means to power these sleek devices are also small – but dangerous. Button batteries are used to power mini remote controls, small calculators, watches, key fobs, flameless … Continue reading

Ushering in some pool safety

Singer, songwriter, actor and dancer, Usher, recently made headlines for something other than his R&B performances. His 5-year-old son, Usher V, was swimming when his arm got stuck in a drain at the bottom of their home pool in Atlanta. … Continue reading

Game changers

Every 25 seconds, or 1.35 million times a year, a young athlete suffers a sports injury severe enough to go to the emergency room, according to a new research report released this week by Safe Kids Worldwide. The report, “Game … Continue reading

Imagining her potential

Lately I’ve been having a blast with Mary. We’ve been exploring our summer wonderland, picking carrots from the garden, running through the sprinkler and having picnics. It’s been so fun to see her become her own little person – and … Continue reading

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We have created this blog as a way to communicate key childrens' health and safety issues to parents and other child advocates. It is managed by Dayton Children's department of marketing communications. Comments can be sent to rodneyg@childrensdayton.org.

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