Great resources for safe eats
It has been five years since my son’s diagnosis of food allergies. During that time I have discovered a number of wonderful resources to make managing food allergies easier. Many of these products have been inspired by families like mine who developed something that worked for them and they wanted to share their product to [...]Read full story
The “silver lining” of food allergies…?
The diagnosis of a food allergy can be life changing. Things that seemed simple like going out to eat, traveling or a play date with friends can feel overwhelming. As with most situations education is power, and in the case of food allergies education means safety.Read full story
Tips to Plan a Safe Birthday Party When Inviting Children with Food Allergies
Worried about inviting a friend with food allergies to your child’s birthday party? Which foods are safe? Which are not? What if the child has a reaction? Food allergies are on the rise among children. This can present a challenge when planning your child’s birthday party.Read full story
Desensitization therapy – a cure?
There has been a recent surge of articles and stories in the news on the possible “cure” for peanut allergies. I am pleased to see media coverage and stories on food allergies as it helps raise awareness. The announcements around the success of a desensitization trial are encouraging.Read full story
Why some parents may appear to be “over the top”.
I consider myself as a reasonable individual with realistic expectations from my family and others. Why then when I was asked to speak to incoming Kindergarten parents at my son’s school about the severity of his peanut allergy was I a mess?Read full story