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.

High-tech dangers

As I mentioned a couple weeks ago, I recently attended the Safe Kids USA conference. Lucky for you – I’ve got all sorts of things to share! This year, one of the main topics discussed were button batteries. In 2010 … Continue reading

It’s not you..it’s everyone else.

It’s another heartbreaking week in Dayton, Ohio. Our community is grieving the loss of two young adults – killed in a ‘violent’ car accident as reported by papers. Its incidents like this that make me remember all the times my … Continue reading

There is no word for a parent who loses a child

A wife who loses a husband is called a widow. A husband who loses a wife is called a widower. A child who loses his parents is called an orphan. There is no word for a parent who loses a … Continue reading

Taking a Minutes For Kids

Last week we launched our 2011-2012 Kohl’s a Minute for Kids campaign.  This is another project that I look forward to each year.  Through this campaign, funded by Kohl’s Department Stores, we are able to address pressing health and safety … Continue reading

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