Children allergic to wheat or soy or shellfish or peanuts or tree nuts or eggs or fish or milk CAN successfully do whatever they desire their CAN to be.Read More
Kids who identify by their strengths at younger ages will have a greater chance of success throughout their lives.Read More
Education, patience & continued communication are key.Read More
People who live in The Land of Can appreciate what others do for them and readily acknowledge it.Read More
Just as important for the emotional growth of our kids is that we let them know that they are more than their food allergies.Read More
Do you know an elementary school librarian?Read More
Making the most of things is at the core of what it means to live in The Land of Can, especially when you live with food allergies.
Kids must balance being a student with a food allergy vs. being a student. Period.
People with food allergies are constantly trusting others. We must be people others can trust as well.Read More
This weekend, I returned home to prepare the mailing for the first wave of CANpaign books.Read More
It’s time to introduce kids with food allergies to the fourth R — Resilience. It’s time to bounce high.Read More
If children feel they have no control, if they feel they are walking through a minefield every time they enter the schoolhouse door, their academic, social and emotional development will suffer.Read More
School Food Allergy CANpaign begins today. Help share Land of Not books with 1,000 schools!Read More
From line cooks to allergists to baristas at my local coffee shop — and everyone else! — “Thank You” for allowing people with food allergies to live productive lives.Read More
As every new school year would approach, we would review our personal, academic and allergy goals for the year and talk about how we plan to accomplish them. Then we would duel.
Just like using a GPS. Destination first. Then figure out how you want to get there.
Children with food allergies don't have to be timid little souls sentenced to a lifetime of sitting at an allergy-free table.
I can 99.99999 percent avoid having a food reaction today if I don't leave my bedroom and only eat an apple. But that isn't living.
When you have a food allergy, truly being present and enjoying the moment is even more difficult, especially when food is directly involved.
When you have a food allergy, you can view your food allergy as a burden or as an opportunity. Every day, I chose to see it as an opportunity, and it has made all the difference.