Make It Morning
Make It Morning


Please help us spread the word about lawnmower safety.  Brett and I know first hand how instantly and upredictably these accidents can happen.  Join us in building awareness  - and reminding parents to keep your kids inside when operating a riding lawnmower.

The Bainter’s were just like you; an ordinary family down the street, working hard just trying to make their small place in this big world.

On Good Friday 2004, an unthinkable accident forced Brett and Jodi to make a decision no parent should ever face.  When Brett decided to mow the lawn that afternoon, he had no idea it would change their lives forever.

In this true, gripping story, Jodi takes you back to the day when their three-year old son was accidentally backed over by a riding lawnmower. Read more

The Bainter's inspirational story has been featured in ESPN “Outside the Lines”, the Hero Story from People Magazine, StoryCorps interview for NPR and more. book review:
By dale boettcher
WOW, March 28, 2013
It grabs you from the very start. Midway thru the book you see light at the end of the tunnel. WOW WOW WOW -
5.0 out of 5 stars 

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Jodi Bainter

About Jodi Bainter

Jodi started sharing her family’s story through speaking engagements in 2006. In 2011, she founded the A3 Foundation, Amputees Active Again a nonprofit organization to provide prosthetics and resources to amputees. Jodi was born and raised in Bay City, Michigan and is a graduate of Central Michigan University. She has enjoyed a great career for the last 14 years at the Walt Disney Company. Read more


Excerpt from the Book

I try to remember Thursday, April 8th. What did we have for dinner that night? Did I kiss Jacob before he went to sleep?
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$15.99 / Perfectbound
ISBN: 9781457514975
288 pages
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