AAFA Releases U.S. Spring Allergy Capitals™ Report

To say that winter has outlasted its welcome in much of the United States is an understatement, if judging by the complaints on social media.  I understand that even now, the first half of April, the northern half of our country is still experiencing snowfall! Oddly enough, the extreme winter weather and cooler than normal … Continue reading

Money Can’t Buy Safety

To be a parent of a child with food allergies is to do the absolute best you can all the time to ensure your child’s safety.  Period. To say, “do the best you can” is such an oversimplified statement of the dedication these parents (myself included) give to their families every day.  Their work is … Continue reading

Will Rogers Institute Creating Asthma Awareness

For those of you who follow my blog on a regular basis, you know that my son has multiple food allergies and asthma.  (For more information, please visit my posts “Allergic Living Spotlights Asthma” and “Finding Peace In The Storm…A Mother’s Struggle.”) My son is not alone.  According to the Will Rogers Institute, a whopping 17 … Continue reading

Allergic Living Magazine Spotlights Asthma

It is not uncommon for some children to have both food allergies and asthma, and mine is one of them. Although I don’t feel exactly comfortable with either diagnosis, asthma scares me because it feels more out of my control.  By that I mean, there are so many outside influences working against our kids that parents could … Continue reading