Category: Safety

How do you prepare?

It’s a true Ohio winter – one day we’ll be having 40 degrees with sunshine and the next day we’ll have 6 degrees below zero.  It’s hard to plan – so you have to plan for everything! Have you prepared … Continue reading

High chair mishaps

According to a recent report by Clinical Pediatrics, about one child is brought to the emergency room due to a high chair-related injury each hour. The report looked at data between 2003 and 2010 and saw 9,400 children were treated … Continue reading

Like mother, like daughter

Last week we went on a wonderful family vacation to Hilton Head Island. Although a little chilly (nothing like the cold weather in Dayton), we had a great time. One activity in particular really showed Mary’s “safety-daughter” personality coming out! … Continue reading

A reason to give

Yesterday, December 3, Dayton Children’s celebrated #GivingTuesday – a national campaign dedicated to giving – just in time for the holiday season! The amazing thing about Dayton Children’s is that you hope you don’t need to use it but you … Continue reading

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