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.

Carpooling and Booster Seats: The Inconvenient Truth

I’ve written about the importance of having a safe car pool previously – but a study was recently published by the American Academy of Pediatrics underscores how inconsistent booster seat usage is when car pooling. In Ohio, boosters for kids … Continue reading

Pinteresting…car seat covers

A couple weeks ago I shared my new addiction to Pinterest. The days have gone on and I continue to find amazing outfits that I wish were in my closet, great ideas for future birthday parties and inspiration for my … Continue reading

Her first bump on the head…

Even though I might be safety mom, I think I’ve been pretty realistic that bumps and bruises happen.  We’ve reached the point where Mary was a casualty to a bump on the head. In her quest to challenge me (I … Continue reading

Seriously…breath-holding spells???

I do whatever I can to keep Mary safe – it is my job.  But that little girl is strong-headed and is trying, even at 12 months – to get her way! This week has dealt us our scariest moment … Continue reading

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