I wrote a post earlier about wanting my son to get sick in order to strengthen his immune system. Here it is:
It sounds counterintuitive to let your child get into everything. But, as I’ve said before – if it doesn’t kill ’em, it will make them stronger. Well, I read an article in the National Post that sort of validates this way of thinking. The article originally appeared in the New York Times. Here’s the link:
Whew! And, my sister thinks I’m crazy for wanting my son to eat dirt. Mmmm, we live in a condo. How is my son going to make mud pies?
So, throw away those hand sanitizers and ban antiseptics from your home. Not only will you save money, but your child just might be a little bit healthier. Honestly.