What Teal Love Means to this Food Allergy Family

Being a food allergy mom is tough. You’re always worried your child’s going to have that anaphylactic reaction. You’re darting peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and M&M’s everywhere you go (while explaining to your preschooler they may look good, but they’re not safe). To make matters worse – when you talk about your child’s medical condition with … More What Teal Love Means to this Food Allergy Family

Top 30+ Non-Food, Allergy-Safe Valentine’s Day Cards

There’s nothing more terrifying for an allergy mom than something like Valentine’s Day. All of the kids in a class bringing who knows what (with who knows what inside it) to share with their classmates. In the food allergy world, we like to push for no food in the classroom. I couldn’t find a comprehensive list of … More Top 30+ Non-Food, Allergy-Safe Valentine’s Day Cards

You Want WHAT?! The Random Christmas Wish that Sent Me On a Mad Dash

I’ve been (mostly) ready for Christmas since Black Friday (you can read about my #BF love here). All of the Christmas presents are just waiting to go under the tree on Christmas Eve. It’s been a low stress, all-ready, Paw Patrol-pups-stashed-away-in-the-closet, near-carefree kind of month. That is – until I took my boys to see … More You Want WHAT?! The Random Christmas Wish that Sent Me On a Mad Dash

Christ in Christmas: Quick Ornaments with the Kids

I asked my son why we celebrate Christmas. He responded, “It’s really all about Jesus.” Phew. I dodged a bullet. Thankfully the true meaning of Christmas wasn’t lost in the excessive commercialized Christmas at our house. Between the shopping, reading How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Elmo’s 12 Days of Christmas, sipping hot chocolate while … More Christ in Christmas: Quick Ornaments with the Kids

My Ode to Hershey-ets: The Peanut-free Chocolaty Goodness

When my mom was pregnant with my baby brother she kept passing on Peanut Butter M&M’s.  When I asked her why, she told me she was avoiding them because of a certain ingredient. My 10-year-old self started to worry. I mean panic attack worry. Would I really not be able to eat M&M’s for NINE … More My Ode to Hershey-ets: The Peanut-free Chocolaty Goodness

“Snoopy is Love”

Tonight is one of our family’s favorite nights of the year – the night where we get to watch our favorite pup pal and his best friend take on the world (while learning the true meaning of Christmas!). It’s A Charlie Brown Christmas! Tonight will be a special celebration – 50 years, FIFTY YEARS since … More “Snoopy is Love”