Food Allergy Parents, Be Careful of Food Allergies in Kids Books

Never assume. I was walking through the library the other day and this book caught my eye. Our kids are very interested in superheroes, and villain stories are a lot of fun too, so I thought I would check it out. I looked at the first few pages while still in the library and saw that, Read More …

Back to School with Food Allergies – Questions Allergic Kids Should Answer

Is your allergic kiddo heading back to school soon, or even for the first time? Don’t forget to make sure they’re prepped! It doesn’t matter whether they’re new at this or an old pro, it’s never the wrong time to quiz your child on how to handle their allergies! Read More …

Thankful Thursday – At Least Our Kids Get Diagnosed

My husband’s late grandmother was fond of telling this story: When her oldest child was a baby, in the late 1940s, he had to go into the hospital for a hernia. While there with him, hubby’s grandma noticed several very tiny babies. They were sickly, and she asked what was wrong with them. The hospital staff Read More …

Thankful Thursday – 14 Ways Life for Food Allergy Moms is Easier Now

Being a Food Allergy Parent is hard. There is no doubt what-so-ever about that. But I also have a clear window into how much things have improved. Today for Thankful Thursday, I’ve compiled a list of ways in which my life as a Food Allergy Mom is better/easier than my mom’s was. I hope that reading through it can make you feel thankful too! Read More …

Cookbook Review – Allergen-Free Desserts to Delight

Written by Amanda Orlando (known as Amanda’s Recipes on social media) this book takes you through many categories of tasty desserts! The primary focus of the book is dairy and nut free recipes, however, many recipes omit other major allergens as well! Read More …

The Wrong Approach to Food Allergy Awareness

React with Respect This is the theme of Food Allergy Month this year. The campaign encourages others to be respectful (not dismissive, impatient, or mean) when learning that someone has a food allergy–especially if it requires them to take added precautions. This is certainly a courtesy we want others to offer us in restaurants and Read More …

Allergy-Friendly Review – HumFree the Bee

Introducing the charming kids book HumFree the Bee Has a Food Allergy by Alison Grace Johansen, with cute, whimsical illustrations by Brian Talbott! HumFree is a fun, energetic little bee Who happens to have a Food Allergy No matter how fast this little bee flies He can’t touch some colors even if he tries This little bee doesn’t Read More …