Preteens/Teens


The Vaccine Mom Discusses What to Do When You Think You May Be Sick with COVID-19 or Flu

The Vaccine Mom, a molecular biologist and mother of two, talks about what to do when you think you may be sick with the coronavirus (COVID-19) or another respiratory...


The Facts about the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

As is the case with any medication, vaccines can have side effects. A serious side effect after vaccination is very rare, but if it does happen, a person can...


Coronavirus Is Bad, But Let’s Not Forget About Flu

A lot of people are very concerned about the new novel coronavirus (now named COVID-19), and understandably so. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 47,000 cases have...


Start the conversation about vaccines with your child TODAY.

Taryn, The Vaccine Mom, talks about how and why you need to talk to your child about vaccines. It’s never too early or too late to start the conversation!


How to Teach Your Kids About the Importance of Vaccinations

Guest Post by Jenny Silverstone from Mom Loves Best Getting children to understand the importance of vaccinations can be a hard sell. Logically, they can get it to an...


Consider Giving a Little to VYF this Giving Tuesday

This past year, the U.S. nearly lost its measles elimination status. Over 1,260 cases were reported across the country, many of which were tied to an outbreak in New...


The Vaccine Mom Busts Flu Myths

Vaccinate Your Family is thrilled to welcome Taryn Chapman, the creator of The Vaccine Mom, who will be offering up regular video blogs for Shot of Prevention on a...


Today is World Polio Day

Today is World Polio Day, a day when thousands of Rotary Clubs around the world hold events to discuss our progress toward eradicating this disease. Vaccinate Your Family’s executive director,...


Did you get your flu shot yet? Now is the time.

Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends getting your influenza (flu) vaccine by the end of October? Although you might just think...


The Decision to Vaccinate is an Emotional One…Here’s Why We Make the Decisions We Make

The following is a guest post by Taryn Chapman – a medical molecular biologist, mother of two, and the creator of “The Vaccine Mom.” Vaccinating is a no-brainer to...