Category: Safety

A hot car death in our own community

This weekend I got a message that I had been dreading ever since I started at Dayton Children’s – and hoped I would never see. As part of Safe Kids Worldwide, I am alerted every time a child dies in … Continue reading

Talking to kids about tragic events

Bad stuff happens. However, some events, such as the horrific death of a two-year-old at Walt Disney World, result in our hospital being contacted by the media regarding how to talk with kids about traumatic events. I say the same … Continue reading

5 ways the new children’s garden is accessible for all kids!

Yesterday was such a fun day. We opened a new Children’s Garden across the street from Dayton Children’s. The bright, new place to play, learn and grow was built as part of the DaVinci revitalization project for the Greater Old … Continue reading

The alligator in the room

I’ve found myself hiding from the news and social media the last couple weeks due to all of the heartbreak. Of particular frustration is the blaming and shaming that parents of young children have received in the wake of some … Continue reading

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