BEWARE of the Steaming Wands of Cross Contamination at STARBUCKS!!!

Stamping Rules I was so overwhelmed at first about the of my stand-by GF foods was ...more

Celiac and Gluten-Sensitivities, Myth or Gut-Wrenching Reality?

  Thank you so much, GlutenDude for this chart....more

Halloween Can be a Nightmare for Kids with Health Concerns

So Halloween -- best night of the year for some kids since they're given carte blanche to collect as much sugar as humanly possible.  But for other kids, Halloween is a total nightmare. ...more
this year we have 2 different containers of candies to offer, one is completely nut free and ...more

ANA Food Allergies: Halloween Could Kill My Child

This morning I am mad. Really mad. I am mad because I am hurt.You see, my son is a high school sophomore. He is an active member of his school. He has spoken at local Board of Supervisor and Board of Education meetings regarding issues near to his heart. He plays in the marching band (he's the best one out there if you ask me or his dad!) He swims on a summer swim team. He volunteers at a local middle school band camp during the summer. He volunteered out of state at a food allergy camp last summer, giving up a week of his personal time to show these children a great, safe time!...more
Oh my God. I can't believe this generation of parenting. As a food-allergy victim myself, I have ...more

Snickers Melt in Your Mouth and Then Kill You

 Imagine this scene:Little kid sweet voice, expectant, happy: Trick or treat!Evil mother of kid: Sorry you can't have that buddy, or that, or... well, maybe at the next house! ...more

Two Weeks of Sorta Kinda Paleo

June, 2013...more

My Seventeen Year Stomach Ache and The Search For Answers


What It's Like to Be an OIT Mom

  I’m not hostile, confrontational, and certainly not intolerant – particularly of  ”Allergy Moms”.  NO ONE understands that existence better than I....more

Dining Out with Food Allergies