Category: Advocacy

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

Safety alert: Liquid laundry packets

Startling stat alert: Every day more than 30 children get into liquid laundry packets With liquid laundry packets gaining in popularity, now used by 20 percent of U.S. households, parents need to be aware of this emerging risk for children. … Continue reading

Sound bites for safety

I’m just days back on the job after maternity leave (details coming soon) and I’ve done two news interviews about the importance of bicycle safety – including helmets – due to a recent bicycle accident death. I watched a lot … Continue reading

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