Category: Advocacy


Admit it.  We’ve all done it. We’ve glanced at our email, sent a text, or liked a Facebook post when we were supposed to be concentrated on driving. And while we may think of teenagers when the term “distracted driving” … Continue reading

Marijuana and our kids

Yesterday, Dayton Children’s held a press conference in opposition of Ohio Issue 3 which will be on the November 3 statewide ballot. Issue 3 legalizes recreational use and growth of marijuana by individuals 21 years of age and older, and … Continue reading

The diaper need

I’m amazed by how many diapers we go through with a 4-month-old but recently I’ve become more thankful that I  can purchase the pack of diapers that I need, when I need to.  Unfortunately, for many parents this isn’t the … Continue reading

Boosting Awareness for National Child Passenger Safety Week

It’s been a busy National Child Passenger Safety week with multiple car seat checks in the Dayton region.  There are a lot of reasons to continue raising awareness for child passenger safety and safety for all drivers and passengers. State … Continue reading

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