The Media on Tetanus: Teaching or Scaring?

By Jessica, Contributing Writer A recent story circulated fb about a young boy almost dying from tetanus. The essence of the article was to scare parents into vaccinating their children.  Captured perfectly by the title: Parents’ fear of vaccinations nearly killed their son. When the media ran this story, it could have done two things: […]

Super Duper Easy Sweet Tooth Fixins’

Originally posted on my blog: Gianelloni Family: Life As We Know It Our Top 5 Go-To Sweet Tooth Desserts. When we first gave up refined white sugar and candy and candy bars and boxed cake mixes and cupcakes and pre-made icing and all those other “treats”, my husband went through serious withdrawals. I remember one […]

The Myth of Vaccine Injury

Image by USACE European District I hear it everyday: “ Vaccines Are Safe.” In its most simplest terms, you will hear: “ Vaccines are safe.” In the most thought-out terms, you will hear: “The benefits outweigh the risks.” Rarely will you hear (from mainstream media and our medical system): “ Vaccines have not been proven […]

No Shots, No School, Not True

123freevectors.com It’s that time of year again. Back to School. And with that comes Back To School Shots. It was hard for me to read all the posts on Facebook leading up to back-to-school shots. “Just brought Sally in for her Kindergarten shots. I don’t know who cried more, me or her” “School shots today. […]

How to Ensure A Successful Year of Packing Healthy School Lunches

  Image by: rock-ur-party.com I have to first admit something. I am not the school lunch maker in our home. That is my husband’s job. I’m not sure if it’s a job I subconsciously put on him (since my dad was the lunch maker in our home growing up), or if it’s something he enjoys […]