Here’s the way I see it (plus some information on a recent study on genes). Let’s approach the question differently. What does NOT cause autism? I have long held the belief that the MMR vaccine did NOT cause my son’s autism. I believe there are over 200 studies that debunk the idea that the MMR vaccine causes autism (sorry, Jenny McCarthy, you backed the wrong … [Read more...] about What Causes Autism?
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Don’t just follow your dreams. Chase them. EDDIE THE EAGLE – IN THEATERS FEBRUARY 26 a ModernMom giveaway Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself – even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a … [Read more...] about Eddie the Eagle $100 Giveaway
image courtesy of James Patrick Tuscon, AZ Even the best of the best can fold under pressure. As meticulous as I am with keeping my fitness goals on track, there have been times that I have made it through a super-challenging day, focused on fueling my body with nutritious food, tackled an impressive workout in the gym, to find myself sneaking in the pantry, after the little … [Read more...] about Fitness Fix-Its
This is the improbable story of Danisha Danielle Hoston, and I’m so pleased to have her in our MOMMIES DO THE MOST AMAZING THINGS series! I’m not what you’d call a betting woman, but even I understand odds. Take a girl raised by a single dad. That girl’s biological mom struggles with addiction and is in and out of her life. That … [Read more...] about What Are The Odds?
Should you vaccinate your kids? It's the million dollar question - but there's no easy answer. As a father of two, I went down a long road of agonizing over the right decision for my children. With all the information that's available on the subject, I thought if I just did some research and looked at the facts, the choice would be simple. Turns out, that couldn't have been … [Read more...] about Childhood Vaccines: One Dad’s Research On A Hot-Button Issue