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.

Exploring Toxic Car Seats

Last week the media broke with frenzy after a new study released claimed 60% of children’s car seats tested by the Ecology Center this year contained at least one toxic chemical.  I wish that they would create a frenzy about the number … Continue reading

It only takes a second…

It’s trauma season and my heart skips a beat every time I hear CareFlight fly over our end of the hospital because I know a parent somewhere is hoping and praying, wondering if his or her child is going to … Continue reading

Am I Ready for This?

I’m amazed at how much Mary grows each and every day. After our trip to Wisconsin I feel like she is growing and developing at lightning speed. It’s amazing to watch her use her small fingers to grabs her toys … Continue reading

The Oozy Gooey Housewarming Gift

As I shared previously, we recently went to visit my parents in Northern Wisconsin for our summer vacation. Mary decided to give my parents a housewarming gift the moment we arrived in the driveway – a full diaper oozing out … Continue reading

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