Author: Jessica Saunders

  • Jessica Saunders

    Mommy safety blogger, Jessica Saunders, is the director for the Center of Child Health and Wellness at Dayton Children's. She also serves with Safe Kids Greater Dayton, an organization dedicated to preventing childhood injuries. Follow her adventures as the mother of a newborn and a toddler, sharing safety concerns and tips with the Dayton community.

The bike helmet that saved a life

I’m always impressed when parents work through adversity and become true advocates when their child is injured.  Today I want to share with you Jane’s story.  Thankfully her 8-year-old son was wearing a helmet during a recent accident – you … Continue reading

The technology detox

Recently I saw the #RediscoverNature Nature Valley video pop up on my Facebook newsfeed.  It’s an extremely well-done video that surely elicits some mom guilt to those of us raising children in a very digital age. As luck would have … Continue reading

Immunization awareness

Kids in the Miami Valley are heading back to school this week. There are so many things to remember – school supplies, new school clothing or uniforms and much more!  One of the big things to remember is that immunizations … Continue reading

Update: Liquid detergent pods

I’ve been writing about the dangers of liquid detergent pods for quite some time and it looks like some important people are paying attention. Recently, Consumer Reports, a well-respected organization that has helped my family purchase appliances and cars, announced … Continue reading

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