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14 Ways Life for Food Allergy Moms is Easier Now

14 Ways Life for Food Allergy Moms is Easier Now
Being a Food Allergy Parent is hard. There is no doubt what-so-ever about that. Between putting a lot more work into “simple” meal planning to worrying...
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Keeping Allergens in the House

Keeping Allergens in the House
When someone you love is diagnosed with a food allergy, that diagnosis sets you off along a huge learning curve. (I typo’d that with “learning curse”...
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Beat the Heat with Philly Swirl

Beat the Heat with Philly Swirl
It's the peak of summer here in New Jersey. With the high temperatures, cold treats including pops and italian ices are a must. For children who...
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7 Things this Food Allergy Mom is Thankful For

7 Things this Food Allergy Mom is Thankful For
    The school year ended last week.  I have to admit, I was overwhelmed with the junk the kids brought home from school. Then I...
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Have you helped someone you'd least expect to?

Have you ever been surprised by an opportunity to help someone?  While at the store food shopping, I was asked for help by someone, and learned...
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8 Ideas to Prevent Kitchen Burnout

In most households, the cooking duties generally defaults to one person. In our household, that task falls squarely on my shoulders. It has been this way...
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On the Road or In the Air: Traveling with Food Allergies

On the Road or In the Air: Traveling with Food Allergies
It’s the holiday season and the time of the year when traveling to visit friends and relatives becomes a major part of family activities. Whether you’re...
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Faces of Food Allergy: Jake the Taekwondo Champ

Faces of Food Allergy: Jake the Taekwondo Champ
     I don't have food allergies or even any food restrictions.  However, I'm a care provider for not one or two but five individuals with...
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The Allergic Foodie Rap

The Allergic Foodie Rap
See those  girls at the bar banning bread to look fit?They've got no clue how rye and wheat make a celiac sick.They sip their Skinny Girl...
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Food Allergy Tips for Vegetarians

Food Allergy Tips for Vegetarians
If you’ve got a food allergy or intolerance, your diet is, of course, restricted through no choice of your own. But if you’re also a vegetarian, you know...
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WHY I BLOG, OR HAPPY HUG A BLOGGER DAY!

WHY I BLOG, OR HAPPY HUG A BLOGGER DAY!
I blog for one reason--and one reason only--to help people.When I discovered I had celiac disease and multiple food allergies and eosinophilic esophagitis--all in the same year!--I...
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Top 20 Reasons We're Grateful for Food Allergies

FamDown Grateful? For this annoying, often terrifying condition that disrupts our family and threatens our kid's life every day? Well, yeah. Food allergies are decidedly not all...
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Battling My Leaky Gut

Battling My Leaky Gut
Lately I've been feeling like my leaky gut is an alien that's taken over my body, like in one of those sci-fi movies my boys watched...
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Traveling with Food Allergies can be Easier than you Think!

Traveling with Food Allergies can be Easier than you Think!
Traveling in itself is often challenging enough, but for families with food-allergic children, taking the correct steps and making the right plans can make traveling with...
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What would you do if there were a cure for Celiac Disease?

celiac disease cure      Not too long ago, my husband asked me a question that completely caught me off guard. “Honey,” he said, “what would you do...
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