Category: Safety

The Life (Strait) Jacket – Part Two

We just got back from vacation and I’m amazed and how much can change in a year! As you may remember, last year on vacation Mary was introduced to her life jacket. Needless to say, it was a very unpleasant, … Continue reading

Texting and the Teenager

I don’t have a teenager yet…although sometimes I think that I do! In any case, I’ve been following the recent Ohio legislation regarding texting and driving. The law makes texting with handheld devices a secondary offense for adults. And the … Continue reading

The Sunny Side

Summer is off to a great start! I forgot how fun it was to sit outside and play in the water with a little kid.  Mary finally likes getting wet and can hold attention long enough to make filling up … Continue reading

Sobering Up to the Choking Game

Recently, Dayton Children’s brought in a speaker, Scott Metheny,  a police officer from Pennsylvania, to educate parents and caregivers about The Choking Game. I was vaguely familiar with this “game” and was highly interested in hearing what Scott had to … Continue reading

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