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My name is Desiree, and I am a mother of three boys. One has several life threatening food allergies, while the others I suspect have food sensitivities. I have written a children's picture book about food allergies, which will be published this summer 2015. The purpose of my Blog, and book is to raise awareness for all food allergy sufferers, as well as the rest of the world.

Win a basket of Gluten Free Products!

Win a basket of Gluten Free Products!
Visit my blog link below about food allergies to enter for a chance to win a basket of gluten free products.  It's easy.  Just comment after...

Play dates and food allergies

Play dates and food allergies
Play dates are important in a child's life.  The educational and personal development potential are limitless.  But, do food allergies interfere with some kid's ability to...

Embarrassed of Food Allergies?

Embarrassed of Food Allergies?
Being embarrassed about your food allergies is definitely not a healthy practice.  Something new has risen out of my family's journey living with food allergies:  http://wp.me/p5Xjxg-69

Peanut Butter Frosted Cupcakes for Food Allergies

Peanut Butter Frosted Cupcakes for Food Allergies
Yesterday, I recalled a disturbing situation surrounding a birthday celebration at school.  It's hard to believe there is still so much more work to do to...

Leave him without epinephrine?

Leave him without epinephrine?
I know I'm posting this a bit late, but I think everyone can still appreicate the seriousness of my story.  I ask you this:  Are the...

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...

How do you support loved ones with food allergies?

How do you support loved ones with food allergies?
If we all think hard, we can come up with truly unique ways in which we offer support to our loved ones who suffer from food...

If not an allergy, what is it?

b2ap3_thumbnail_scratchtest6.15.jpgIt's been several years on our food allergy journey, and it is still evolving.  I suspect my son has some type of intolerance, and I plan...

Speaking up to adults

Speaking up to adults
I thought of the same distressing memory today, as I have a hundred times before. Beginning to tell my stories, my family’s stories, and connect with...

Relative's Acceptance

Relative's Acceptance
Fighting for Food Allergy Awareness in Places You’d Least ExpectPart of the food allergy journey for my family has been skeptical relatives. Has anyone else ever...

Can Food Allergies be a Blessing in Disguise?

Can Food Allergies be a Blessing in Disguise?
Like many parents, when my son’s food allergies were confirmed, I was devastated and scared. Every day I quickly learned all the food items containing a...