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Mom has a tree-nut allergy, both boys are allergic to peanut, one to egg, and all have asthma. We're empowering and protecting allergic kids by letting them know that just because they’re vulnerable to some foods, that doesn’t make them any less super!

Turn it Teal in Colorado 2019

Turn it Teal in Colorado 2019
We were so excited for the Turn it Teal movement to finally reach Colorado in 2019!We first discovered Stephanie Lowe’s Turn it Teal for Food Allergies movement in...

Food Allergy Week 2019 Official

Food Allergy Week 2019 Official
We were honored and thrilled this week to accept the Official 2019 Colorado Proclamation of Food Allergy Awareness Week from Governor Jared Polis!We have requested proclamations...

Love Remembers Day Trailblazer Award Nominations 2019

Love Remembers Day Trailblazer Award Nominations 2019
It’s time to gear up for Love Remembers Day 2019!I’m still so honored to have received the Love Remembers Day Trailblazer Advocate Award from Compassion for Anaphylaxis last...

Peanut Friendly Baseball Game

Peanut Friendly Baseball Game
Have you heard about the movement to have peanut friendly baseball games? We've been fortunate to go the last few years.Peanuts. And Crackerjacks. These two items...

How Kids view Food Challenges

How Kids view Food Challenges
I just discovered an artifact that spelled out my fears of a food challenge as a kid. And all because my 5th grade teacher made us...

Baked Egg versus Egg OIT: How do they stack up?

Baked Egg versus Egg OIT: How do they stack up?
Our son was part of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology study of baked egg vs. OIT!Allergists have been recommending baked egg (when tolerated) as...

Food Allergy Day Trip Breckenridge

Food Allergy Day Trip Breckenridge
I’m not a huge fan of the cold, which is kind of funny being that I live in Colorado. But we’re also one of the sunniest...

Food Allergy Lunch Drama before breakfast

Food Allergy Lunch Drama before breakfast
We had some food allergy lunch drama this morning.Just a few minutes after dropping my son off at school today (just one, the other was home...

Elijah’s Echo

Elijah’s Echo
Elijah-Alavi Affiq Thomas SilveraJanuary 16, 2014 – November 3, 2017To members of the food allergy community, food allergy deaths are never easy to swallow. It’s doubly...

When Food Allergies Undermine Authority

When Food Allergies Undermine Authority
A while back, I saw a question posed in a food allergy forum about discipline. The person was asking if food allergy parents ever have a...

The New Look of Don’t Go Nuts

The New Look of Don’t Go Nuts
We first discovered Don’t Go Nuts while on a family trip to Buffalo, New York. I was looking for Sunbutter and found a whole allergen-free section...

Goodbye Incredible Edible Gluten-Free Food Fair

Goodbye Incredible Edible Gluten-Free Food Fair
Fairs. Most of the food allergy fairs, expos, and conferences are on the coasts. I understand that, they are huge population centers and it’s a numbers...

Balancing Anxiety and Risk

Balancing Anxiety and Risk
How many times have your kids returned from the park with a cold? A lot? How many times have they returned with an allergic reaction?Don’t get...

Enjoy Life Foods Pancake and Waffle Mix review

Enjoy Life Foods Pancake and Waffle Mix review
Pancakes. If you’ve read my posts before, you’ll know that Sunday is Pancake Day around here. I’ve been making pancakes almost every Sunday for several years...

It Matters Who You Ask

It Matters Who You Ask
Four-year-old: Does that have egg or peanut?Another four-year-old: NoFour-year-old: Okay. (Accepts cracker)This actual conversation transpired nearly 5 years ago, between my son and his best preschool...