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.

Needing some advice…on advice

Earlier this week I was walking through the parking lot – dodging cars to make my way to the door – and saw (without too much investigation) an infant car seat forward-facing inside of a car. EEK! And a couple … Continue reading

My Mini Evel Knieval

I have a creeper…a puller upper…a crawler over everything in her way…daredevil. As Mary’s day care teacher says “she’s anxious.” Mary is ready for the next thing…and then next. She is a danger to herself! I’m in the world of child … Continue reading

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

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