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.

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

You’ve been pinned!

I’ve often wondered how something becomes a trend…what does it take to get people engaged? I resisted social media when it first came out – I just wasn’t interested in Facebook or Twitter but then as we did research for … Continue reading

Pet Peeves and Me

Not too many things bother me – but one of my biggest pet peeves are car seats on top of shopping carts! I know – rather random – but I frequent the grocery store and I see this all the … Continue reading

Her First Birthday

Today I have a 1-year-old. I’ve been a mommy for 365 days. I have an amazing sense of relief, gratitude, accomplishment, pride and love as I look over the past year. It’s been an amazing journey that went by in … Continue reading

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