Mikalee Byerman is VP of Strategy for the Estipona Group, one of Immunize Nevada’s communication partners. She is also a freelance writer and mom to three kids, all of whom have now received their flu shots — and will every year moving forward, on or before Oct. 1.

An Open Letter to Busy Parents: Here’s a Reason to Make Time for Flu Shots

It was the most helpless I’ve ever felt as a mommy. And it was potentially deadly. My baby, 4 years old and so very tiny, is the real face of the flu.