Category Archives: Managing allergies

Is it a real party if there’s no pizza?

At a recent school event, I found myself in a conversation with two non-allergy moms who were kind of, well, livid about the limits other moms put on food at celebrations. I had my own toes stepped on by one … Continue reading

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He gets it!

Last night my 6 yr old had movie night at his school. (Despicable Me 2). They were serving pizza, cookies, fruit and popcorn. We picked up a gluten-free pizza from our local Mountain Mike’s and I packed a couple of … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Lunchbox?

Another quick peek at a couple of picky eaters’ GFCF lunchbox. Kyle: Blackberries, Applegate farms ham and mustard roll up, organic chips, a pack of Justin’s honey almond butter, strawberry squisher. Michael: This kid only wants 3 items in his … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Lunchbox?

My kids are picky eaters. For instance, they don’t really like sandwiches, which makes packing lunches a little challenging. To help myself keep track and illustrate to parents just starting out, I’m going to post random lunchbox pics. This was … Continue reading

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Don’t be THAT mom: How to be a successful allergy mom

Had a weird interaction with another allergy mom from my son’s school. A few months ago, one of my son’s teachers made a comment about this particular mom and how she has alienated most of the parents in the small … Continue reading

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