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 most wonderful time of the year…for car seat geeks!

It’s Child Passenger Safety Week! As a certified child passenger safety technician instructor this week is about as exciting as Christmas! (You know I’m not afraid to admit that I’m a safety nerd!). In all seriousness, it’s a great week … Continue reading

Keeping baby safe…there is a month for that!

I’ve got another safety month celebration for you – September is Baby Safety Month! To celebrate I have 5 tips  from Safe Kids Greater Dayton and Dayton Children’s to keep the baby in your life safe! Make a place for … Continue reading

Heartbreak.

My heart ached again last week when a 5-year-old was accidently killed after being rolled over by the family vehicle. The added layer was that the child’s 2-year-old sibling was in the vehicle when this happened. Heartbreak. As I’ve said before, … Continue reading

School’s Cool When You Have a Safe Car Pool

I’m laughing at my title today – must have had a little too much coffee! Hope it made you laugh. In all seriousness, with kids going back to school and new traditions starting it’s a great time to set expectations … Continue reading

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