All of these little actions my family takes to keep Cam safe are a BIG deal to us. We are so grateful to have family who gets it!Read More
"Before you bring out any food, may I speak to Chef Ava please?" I ask. "I called the restaurant yesterday and told her about my food allergy. She said to ask for her when I arrive..."
What can you do in your red sneakers?
How do you address the situation to accommodate safety while also reinforcing your life lesson of accepting others?
Children with food allergies don't have to be timid little souls sentenced to a lifetime of sitting at an allergy-free table.
People who live in the Land of Can value personal reflection.Read More
Today, my parents and I talk about the conference we attended.Read More
A child cannot learn if a child feels unsafe, which makes the role of an educator that much more important to our children with allergies.Read More
Food Allergy 101: When set up correctly, and under the eyes of trained and responsible administrators, teachers and staff, school is a safe space for kids to learn how to thrive.
Wendy's Chili was one of my go-to fast food meals over the year. Not anymore. Ugh.
During the meeting with the principal, you emphasized the importance of making sure your son is safe in the cafeteria.
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.
People who live in the Land of Can can't control the weather, but they can control whether they bring an umbrella.Read More
Today, my parents and I talk about parenting and family philosophies.Read More
True food allergy advocates care more about the person than the food. For a hungry 9 year old to say what Ivan said speaks volumes about his heart and about how much he cares for me.Read More
I wasn't able to get to the meeting this week with Mr. A., my allergy, but I left him a note at our regular table.
Win an autographed copy of my children's book, Land of Not.Read More
"Please don't send that email, Mom."
When you have a food allergy, truly being present and enjoying the moment is even more difficult, especially when food is directly involved.
CANspiration: People who live in the Land of Can embrace the moment.Read More