My Seventeen Year Stomach Ache and The Search For Answers

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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

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It may not be ADHD. It may be Red Dye 40.

Yes, I'm on my high horse again about food dye. Can't say enough bad things about it (which doesn't mean I can always avoid it). My kids hate that I make them read the ingredients on fruit snacks to look for food dye, but I know that I'll reap the consequences if I let them eat anything with unnatural food coloring.I ran across this article about a mom who thought her son had ADHD, until she eliminated Red Dye 40 from his diet. Her son sounds just like my daughter in terms of getting hyper and snide and even a bit aggressive after eating something with the dye....more

Suffering From Food Allergies? An Interview You Cannot Miss

It seems these days if we are not suffering from our own food allergies, then we most certainly know someone who is.  For many reasons, most unknown, food allergies have become a health issue that has permeated the lives of adults as well as children.  The challenge becomes how to eat safely in a way that is both nutritious and delicious....more

Open Letter to the Mom Who Said Parents Should Relax About Kids' Food Allergies

If you were on Facebook or Twitter or online at all last week you no doubt had the pleasure of reading the Mean Girls-style sorority rant that was making the rounds. What you might have missed, however, was the food allergy-fueled mommy version. Image: Courtesy of Kid Cultivation ...more
I said it before and I say again. If you live with this incredible fear that your child could ...more

Peanut Wars

This weekend I experienced one of the scariest things in my life:My husband went into anaphylactic shock....more
Gah! That's so scary. I'm so sorry that happened.more

Need a Minute to Have a Mommy Meltdown

 I’m going to apologize in advance for my meltdown.  I just want to act like a two year old for a minute.  I want to kick my feet and bang my head against the wall and scream not fair! ...more

Food allergies are really real

A mom in Canada wants the oak trees near her kids' schools cut down because of peanut allergies. Here's the takeaway if you don't have the time to read a story about Stupid: ...more
@Skye I understand the initial, "What the hell am I supposed to feed them?" response. I do. ...more

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