It Takes A Village To Raise A Child With Food Allergies – Thank You For Keeping Our Kids Safe Even When You Don’t Understand Allergies


I'm a Work in Progresss

During a recent grocery store trip, I overheard a fellow mom on her cell phone. She was asking what on earth to buy in the bakery section for her child’s class room birthday treat. It needed to be peanut free. She went on to say she didn’t understand why, if peanut wasn’t on the label, she couldn’t buy it. […]

February 7, 2017

I am THAT Allergy Mama – Ice Cream Truck Ignorance Is Bliss


Parenting

As our son was standing at the window yesterday I heard him exclaim, “Mom! There’s a short moving van driving in circles. And it plays MUSIC!” Over and over, it drove by our house, announced by its cheery songs. It triggered memories of childhood joy upon picking a treat from a similar mobile merry-maker. What child isn’t excited to hear the […]

July 15, 2015

On Peanut Allergy and LEAP – Why The Conflicting Emotions Among Allergy Parents?


Parenting

I have been anticipating the LEAP study findings since hearing it was in progress almost 3 years ago. Our son was diagnosed with a peanut and cashew allergy in 2012. In the initial shock of the diagnosis, I started looking for any answers I could find. WHY did he have this allergy, and what could we have […]

February 28, 2015