Why Trading Rights for “Safety” is a Bad Idea

by Kate Tietje, Modern Alternative Mama It’s a scary world we live in sometimes. Over the last several years, I’ve observed something interesting. There’s been a much greater “fear-panic-appeal to authority” cycle happening than in the past. It’s by no means the first time it has occurred (polio in the 1950s comes to mind), but it’s happening more frequently and more rapidly, thanks to
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Eco Parenting: Hypocrisy or Sustainable Action?

Editor’s note: Eco parenting anyone? Our parenting choices are starkly revealing. They hold a mirror up to us, reflecting back our habits, prejudices, inconsistencies, fears, quirks, hesitations, hang ups, impatience, and more. Yikes! Parenting is humbling and has made me so much less judgmental. As I start to examine one “area for improvement” and pledge to do more, others pop out and heckle me. It’s not possible
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How to Raise a Healthy Child in Spite of Your Doctor — Episode 99

#99 — How to Raise a Healthy Child in Spite of Your Doctor ** April 20, 2016 Guest // Sally Mendelsohn, CNM ** Host //  Maya Shetreat-Klein, MD Do you have a pediatrician you love? Do you even know what that could look like? In the current polarized medical climate, finding a like-minded — or even open minded — pediatrician is not always easy. But…
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Why We Protect Religious Exemptions to Vaccines — Part 3

by Valerie Borek, Esq. Our three-part series reviews the many important reasons that we protect religious exemptions to vaccines. In Part 1, we discuss the myriad ways that their denial offends the Constitution. In Part 2, we draw a powerful analogy to forced sterilization to illustrate a very slippery slope when we permit governments to determine who is and isn’t unfit (and unvaccinated). In
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Honest Disagreement in a Pro-Vaccine World

Like and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest This article is copyrighted by Fearless Parent™ 2016 by Louise Kuo Habakus We received a comment from “Anonymous” in response to a recent post who expressed dismay that she had to rely on other parents to vaccinate their children in order to keep her immunocompromised daughter with Selective IgA Deficiency safe. I was moved to respond. And then I hesitated.
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Tech Brain: The Vice Grip of Screens and Lights — Episode 98

#98 — Tech Brain: The Vice Grip of Screens and Lights ** April 20, 2016 Guest // VIctoria Dunckley, MD ** Host //  Carla Atherton Has technology grabbed ahold of your kids’ brains, with the vice grip of blue screens and blinking lights? It’s affecting our children socially. It’s messing with brain function and development. It’s causing health problems from fatigue to sleep problems. It’s
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Which Nutritional Supplements Are Right For Me? — Episode 97

#97 — Which Nutritional Supplements Are Right For Me? ** April 13, 2016 Guest // Tieraona Low Dog, MD ** Host //  Maya Shetreat-Klein, MD We are constantly bombarded by mixed messages that a given nutritional supplement is good for us one day, and the next day it’s not. With more than 30,000 dietary supplements in the marketplace and new studies coming out every day,
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Do Vaccines Cause Cancer?

Like and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest This article is copyrighted by Fearless Parent™ 2016 by Louise Kuo Habakus I know people will be immediately furious with the title — do vaccines cause cancer? Absolutely irresponsible! What’s wrong with you? This is why your movement will never get anywhere! You think everything bad is caused by vaccines! Be mad, if you must,
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Be a Vaccine Safety Superhero

Like and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest This article is copyrighted by Fearless Parent™ 2016 by Louise Kuo Habakus Oh yeah, there are rumblings. Bone shaking and deafening. Are the gods bowling or is the suppression of truth no longer able to be neatly contained in an etherized, sound bite world? Who needs Batman v Superman? The Dawn of Justice is right
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Imagine the Perfect Vaccine

Like and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest This article is copyrighted by Fearless Parent™ 2016 Editor’s note: Perfect vaccine, eh? If you mutter something about the perfect oxymoron, I wouldn’t blame you. For the 70+ doses of 16 vaccines children receive today, there doesn’t seem to be a lot of health coming through that needle. Over half of US kids are chronically ill
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