At the pediatrician’s office, I had to tell them not to give my son a toy after getting vaccinated.

Photo by Kristine Wook on Unsplash

A couple of times they did that. Before I could stop it. Right after he gets the shot, when he starts whining a little bit, they just popped this surprise egg car toy thing before I could stop it. And of course, it distracts him and he stops crying but he was going to stop crying anyway. 18 months old, he got vaccinated…

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ASLI SONCELEY

Artist. Environmentalist. Immigrant. Mother. Focused on Climate Psychology.