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.

New booster safety ratings – what’s the deal?

Last week, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) released a new Booster Seat Status Report rating booster seats on their “BEST BET, GOOD BET, Check Fit or Not Recommended” scale.  What does this new report mean for you and … Continue reading

The great transition

Last week we made a big change in Mary’s life – she is now riding forward-facing in her car seat! She will be three in January so we’ve kept her rear-facing  past the new recommendation of two-years-old but were ready … Continue reading

The safe magic carpet ride

The other day I brought out the yoga mat – attempting to do a little exercise.  Mary quickly came to my side and sat on the mat which immediately became her “magic carpet.” Beginning one of our flights, Mary said, … Continue reading

Pinteresting…not a good idea

I’ve been a minorly obsessed with Pinterest lately.  I think it’s because I had a pretty good garden this summer and now I have to find some good recipes for all of those fresh veggies. Of course, once you are … Continue reading

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