• I Refuse To Respect The Opinions Of Anti-Vaxxers, And Here's Why

    6 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    I want my child to grow up dirty - in all her blackened bare feet, tangled hair, mud pie baking, snail racing, tree climbing, scraped knee-ness glory.
    I will be that weird mom that yells to her kid, “Rub some dirt on it and get on with your life.”
    But I am not delusional about the medicinal properties of dirt. Dirt is good but rubbing dirt on your kid will not make them immune to measles, so just in case please vaccinate your kids in addition to letting them get dirty. Because dirt is not a miracle worker, but vaccines actually are.
    I am equal parts enraged and bemused by the anti-vaccine...
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