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.

The Life (Strait) Jacket – Part Two

We just got back from vacation and I’m amazed and how much can change in a year! As you may remember, last year on vacation Mary was introduced to her life jacket. Needless to say, it was a very unpleasant, … Continue reading

Texting and the Teenager

I don’t have a teenager yet…although sometimes I think that I do! In any case, I’ve been following the recent Ohio legislation regarding texting and driving. The law makes texting with handheld devices a secondary offense for adults. And the … Continue reading

Taking a bite out of teething pain

Well it’s about time.  Mary finally is getting some teeth.  She’s 16+ months old.  I have to admit – I love her toothless grin.  But we can’t keep cutting up her food into itty bitty pieces forever – right? I … Continue reading

The Sunny Side

Summer is off to a great start! I forgot how fun it was to sit outside and play in the water with a little kid.  Mary finally likes getting wet and can hold attention long enough to make filling up … Continue reading

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