Finding Your Inner Santa

I decided to start a new holiday tradition this year. My oldest son is now 4 years old and I think it’s the right age to start talking to him about the world we live in, and teaching him that...

Overcoming Food Allergy Pity

“Ohh…that is so sad that she can’t eat anything fun.” “He can never play with doggies? Poor kid!” “You must be so scared. I wouldn’t be able to deal...

Unstuffing My Food Allergy Baggage

Some days are more difficult than others … especially when you live with food allergies. I don’t have food allergies myself, but my 4 year old son has multiple food allergies to dairy...

A Letter for my Child with Food Allergies …

Dear Son, You were diagnosed with life-threatening food allergies at the age of four. You were unhappy about it, though you could not understand the significance of this diagnosis, or how it would...

HypeFoodie and the Liebster Award

It’s taken over 4 months, but today I proudly and humbly accept my Liebster Award nomination from NickelFoodAllergy.com. The purpose of the Liebster award is to discover new blogs. It is given...

Top 10 foods you never thought contained soy

It is not an understatement to say that soy is in nearly everything. Here are the top 10 foods the average person does not realize is filled with soy. The following ingredients all mean soy:...

Lessons learned from a failed food challenge

Earlier this week we took my little guy to the hospital for a baked milk challenge. For the benefit of those who may not know, food challenges are special tests performed by allergists where a person...