Author: Jessica Saunders

  • Jessica Saunders

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

Update: Liquid detergent pods

I’ve been writing about the dangers of liquid detergent pods for quite some time and it looks like some important people are paying attention. Recently, Consumer Reports, a well-respected organization that has helped my family purchase appliances and cars, announced … Continue reading

Have you seen this new concept car?

Car seats made the headlines last week when Volvo unveiled a new concept.  In this new concept car the front passenger seat is a rear-facing infant car seat that swivels and then locks in place facing the rear of the … Continue reading

Here we go again!

I’d like to introduce you to Cora Lynn Saunders, the newest addition to my family and another child surely to add color to this blog! Over four years ago I started blogging when I was pregnant with my first, Mary, … Continue reading

Safety alert: Liquid laundry packets

Startling stat alert: Every day more than 30 children get into liquid laundry packets With liquid laundry packets gaining in popularity, now used by 20 percent of U.S. households, parents need to be aware of this emerging risk for children. … Continue reading

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