Category: Vaccines



How @AkronChildrens helped me protect my youngest son today

For the most part, our morning has gone on without too many issues, and any issues that we did have were quickly overcome. That’s a pretty good feeling. I dropped Elliott off at school before taking Emmett to get some shots and Gavin to flget his blood work. We headed to Akron Children’s Hospital new …

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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 this every single year and …

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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.


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 both have had all of …

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#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 would be shots or flushing. …

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