Nights in the ER

A Brief Thought One of the main challenges we face in this community of food allergies, is that there is no way to “manage the disease”. Unlike most chronic diseases and disabilities, there is no constant nursing, monitoring, pain or anything else that would even show there is something there. Yet one exposure to an […]

The kids are taken care of! What about me?

Girl at College

Every time we walk out the door, we double-check; Epi-Pens- check, inhaler check. The kids are set… but what about Mom and Dad? American culture is often proud to gloat that we often neglect our needs because we are too busy doing everything for our kids. I try to let my kids learn self-sufficiency, but […]

The First Few Weeks Of School. What Happened?

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No Fear! Walking into a new situation is always difficult because, as humans we fear the unknown. Every year, our kids go to a new teacher and a new classroom, where there are bigger expectations. There are endless questions and worries when a new year starts. Will the teachers understand how my son learns? Will […]