Category: Safety

What is humorous about statutory rape?

In sentencing a high school teacher to 30 days in jail for a sexual “relationship” with a 13-year-old student, Montana Judge Todd Baugh’s commented that this was not a “forcible beat-up rape” and that the young teen was “…as much … Continue reading

You matter …especially to your teen!

This week, October 20-26, marks National Teen Driver Safety Week. While there are so many difficult conversations that parents have with their teens during these years, having honest discussions about driving and setting ground rules are really important. Research from … Continue reading

Now I Know My ABC’s… for Safe Sleep!

In late September, Dayton Children’s hosted some of our state legislators from the Ohio Senate Medicaid, Health and Human Services Committee as they toured the state to learn more about infant mortality. Today, Senator Shannon Jones shares some of the … Continue reading

Nightmares, night terrors, and sleep walking, oh my!

By: Stacy Meyer, MD Sprout has always been a bit of an “interesting” sleeper but recently things have gotten to be even more entertaining at our house in terms of sleep! Let’s start at the beginning…When Sprout was around 12 … Continue reading

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