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.

I Believe…

As a new mom, professional, wife and community volunteer living on limited sleep and coffee – focusing can be hard. However, when I get overwhelmed I also think about working strategically – where can I get the most out of … Continue reading

Medications and Mistletoe

At Dayton Children’s, it takes a team to care for our special patients – and to keep them safe.  Recently, Reverend Cecelia Sledge, our  chaplain, asked me to share some tips with parents and grandparents about the importance of keeping … Continue reading

So much for childproofing…

My Mini Evel Knieval is at it again – or still at it – and probably will be for the rest of her life.  I know she is going to be independent and determined.  How determined?  I’m afraid to find … Continue reading

Wanted: Holiday Traditions

It’s Mary’s first holiday season and it makes me sentimental.  I think of all of the amazing family traditions we had growing up – and how I want Mary to remember our new family traditions that include her. I think … Continue reading

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