Food Allergy Awareness Week Part 3: “Don’t Scare.”

I’ve been contemplating my posts for this week for quite some time.  What issues should I cover?  Who should I reach out to?  How can I positively raise awareness for food allergies? Finally, my husband and I worked together and came up with the following slogan for this week’s posts:  “Be Aware.  Be Prepared.  Don’t … Continue reading

Food Allergy Awareness Week: Be Prepared.

I’ve been contemplating my posts for this week for quite some time.  What issues should I cover?  Who should I reach out to?  How can I positively raise awareness for food allergies? Finally, my husband and I worked together and came up with the following slogan for this week’s posts:  “Be Aware.  Be Prepared.  Don’t … Continue reading

Happy Food Allergy Awareness Week

Today begins Food Allergy Awareness Week!  Some will celebrate their family or friend living with food allergies and pay acknowledgement to the struggles they face each day.  Some will fundraise for their local FARE walk so there will be more funding for education, advocacy, and research.  Some will simply use this opportunity to educate others … Continue reading

Showing Thanks for Teacher Appreciation Week

If you have a child with food allergies that goes to preschool, day care, elementary, middle, or high school, THIS is the week to give thanks to your child’s teachers (and school nurses) for all they do to protect our kiddos on a weekly basis. Every July as I’m completing the bazillion and a half … Continue reading

Frenemy Jane, The Sometimes Friend: A Book Review

One of my most favorite children’s authors on the face of the planet is Stephanie Sorkin.  She has the unique ability to appeal to and comfort parents and children alike because she writes with her heart. And when I say heart, I mean it…Sorkin donates a portion of, if not all, proceeds to organizations that … Continue reading

ZEGO Bars: A Product Review

I love to read about new allergy-friendly products.  Sometimes it’s a product that’s not for me, or one I’m already familiar with, but every now and then there is a product that is new-to-me and intrigues me. Such was the case when I came across ZEGO Bars. And with a description like the following that … Continue reading

Gluten-Free Dessert, Drool, and Kristan Higgins

One of my favorite escapes from the drama of life is losing myself in a fabulous book.  Not much beats crawling into bed early with a great read…especially when it has the trifecta of humor, light romance, and drama.  No one delivers better on that forefront than author Kristan Higgins. Kristan is a New York … Continue reading