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Of Journeys Circular & Odyssean

Of Journeys Circular & Odyssean
My garden, like a farm, is never done.   Each year, I pull back the same weeds from where the woods creep in and trim the...

Do We, the Moms, Belong? {On the Existential Threat of a Mompreneur}

Do We, the Moms, Belong? {On the Existential Threat of a Mompreneur}
Being an entrepreneur is about being there, always, for your business, and “doing whatever it takes” to make it succeed.Being a mom is, too.There hasn’t been...

A leap of faith

Cheryl ViirandWhen my kids and I were first diagnosed with food restrictions, I didn't know where to begin. But as I looked around the grocery store at...

Recommitting to Hope, and Healing

Recommitting to Hope, and Healing
Dear friends, Waking this morning to Day 1 after the election, I reflected on how many divisions and fears this last electoral year has brought to...

Just how advanced are we?

Just how advanced are we?
This summer, my son had the exciting opportunity to participate in the Gothia World Youth Soccer Cup in Gothenburg, Sweden. While he raced about, exhilerated by...

Burgers and Hope for Custom Eaters!

Burgers and Hope for Custom Eaters!
  “We’re a restaurant – we should expect this kind of thing!”   We’d just placed our order at an unassuming burger shack at the end...

Finding the special color in Easter

Finding the special color in Easter
Our first egg-free, nut-free Easter, I fretted over how I would "check the boxes" to keep the traditions that felt like Easter to me. Dying eggs,...

A Cookbook for Santa

A Cookbook for Santa
This is the story of how my little boy's most heartfelt wish led to our Virtual Cookie Exchange: a community-wide effort to build a cookbook for...

Food, sacrifice and giving

Food, sacrifice and giving
How my son's adoption and Hunger Action Month inspires me on the eve of Yom Kippur September is Hunger Action Month, a campaign established by Feeding...

Turning cupcakes into compassion

Turning cupcakes into compassion
"I heard OREOs are safe for people with allergies.""Well that depends on what you're allergic to.  If you can't have gluten, soy or chocolate, you can't...

Finding Family, Food and Health Through Adoption

Finding Family, Food and Health Through Adoption
Five years ago, I would've denounced myself as "the crazy food lady." A litigator by training and the daughter of an engineer & a chemist, I'm...

Dreaming big, and losing the mentor who helped me do it.

Dreaming big, and losing the mentor who helped me do it.
My step-father "Ken" passed away in January after a two year fight with pulmonary fibrosis - a terminal and painful lung condition. This is my first Father's...

My kids made me do it.

My kids made me do it.
Whether you have a food allergy or not, if you're a parent then chances are that food allergies touches your lives.  With 1 in 12 American...

Losing corn and finding center?

Losing corn and finding center?
Let's get one thing clear: I have no intention of losing corn. Because I don't want to lose corn! Corn is comforting morning porridge with So...

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