Category Archives: Vaccines




What it’s like to #vaccinate a child with #Autism and why we do it anyway

Getting the flu shot is extremely challenging for Autism families like mine but this is why we do it anyway.







My kids will get their #flushot today and here’s why

I’m going to make this brief because there’s no way to reach the unreasonable but my hope is to connect with those willing to listen. We are taking our 3 kids to get their flu shots today. My wife already got hers and I’m getting mine next week. We do… Read more »







Elliott is now being treated for #whoopingcough and we’re waiting for the test results

Whooping Cough is a very serious respiratory illness and I simply don’t understand how antivaccine people blow this off like it’s not a big deal. I can assure you, if you’ve ever been around someone, especially a child with Whooping Cough, you’ll be so grateful there’s a vaccine.







(Poll) Why my family gets the flu shot each year, does yours?

We have to be very careful when it comes to exposing Gavin to any type of illness because he’s living with a severely compromised immune system. Considering his labs have been bad as well, we have an bigger reason to be careful. It’s for these above reasons, it’s extremely important… Read more »







The simple, practical, and powerful reasons we chose to #vaccinate

While I will never tell someone else what to do with their child, as I would hope no one would do to us, I will share why we’ve chosen to vaccinate our kids.  My wife and I decided very early on, that we were going to vaccinate our kids. We… Read more »







#Autism, #Vaccines and the doctors appointment from HELL

I didn’t think this appointment was going to be a huge deal. I thought it was a well/medication check, and I was right. Unfortunately, part of the good check meant two vaccines for Elliott and ear flushing for Emmett.  Truthfully, the appointment was a nightmare before we even knew there… Read more »







Watch John Oliver’s powerful and informative advice on #vaccines

Watch the brave John Oliver’s powerful advice on #vaccinesI’m a huge fan of John Oliver’s┬áLast Week Tonight. Not only is he funny, but he takes on real life topics and does so in a way that presents the facts. He’s brought about actual change as a result of some of… Read more »