Flying with Food Allergies

Flying with Food Allergies

Traveling with food allergies is not for the faint of heart. We’ve all heard some of the horrific stories about the lack of education and compassion many in the airline industry demonstrate when it comes to food allergy. With no … Read More

Approaching Middle School with Severe Food Allergies

A couple weeks ago, my son Colby and I traveled to Pittsburgh to take part in the FARE, epi-life & Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Teen Summit for Teens and Tweens with Food Allergies. As a pre-teen with multiple, severe food … Read More

remodeling with wheat allergy

Remodeling with Wheat Allergy

We’ve put this off for a very long time. Remodeling with wheat allergy – who knew it would be so complex? This is yet another nuance of life with food allergies. We can’t give up the kitchen for a week to … Read More

allergy-friendly meals

Food Allergies: Allergy-Friendly Meals

Allergy-Friendly Meals & Snacks Inevitably, as you begin to sort through all that is entailed in safely managing food allergies, your child will tell you he or she is hungry… now.  Here are some tips, snack ideas and allergy-friendly meals … Read More

food allergies

Food Allergy: Resources for a New Diagnosis

A new diagnosis, epinephrine and a list of foods to avoid… Now what? A new diagnosis of food allergies is a life-changing event.  While your doctor or allergist might stress the importance of avoiding trigger foods, recognizing reactions and administering medication, … Read More