Our Odd Month in Review: Breath in the Good

Our Odd Month in Review: Breath in the Good

Today was the first day I looked at this blog in three weeks. At the height of the ugliness surrounding vaccinations and the measles I decided I needed to stay away and avoid social media. I needed to stay gone, avoid the nastiness and lack of compassion that was exploding everywhere. I needed to just breath in the good before general dislike of people turned into an anger that consumed me.

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Dumb, Neglectful and Not Capable of Being a Parent

Words and phases, among many, used to describe me and others like me as vaccinations are catapulted back into the spotlight this week after the Disneyland Measles outbreak.

     Because I do not vaccinate, I must be dumb and uninformed.

     Because I do not vaccinate, I must be neglecting my child's needs.

     Because I do not vaccinate, I am not capable of caring for my children.

Luckily, I have a thick skin and while it irritates me that people jump to judgmental name calling when debating hot topics, it still doesn't sway my opinion. Why?

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Vaccinations - What Makes One Life More Valuable than Another?

I've seen a growing trend in pro-vaccination propaganda in the last few weeks. I've read over and over how I MUST vaccinate my child to protect the life of a child, whom for whatever reason, has a compromised immune system. If I do NOT, I am horrible person for putting those other children at risk.

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