Food Allergy Can Openers: Honk if you know a school nurse!Read More
“Once people begin to understand just how terrible you are, they will despise you,” I say to Mr. A., my food allergy. “And once enough people despise you, they will work to destroy you."
To the elementary school administrators across the nation who open their doors to The Land of Can, I say, “Thank you! You get it, and our food allergy community appreciates you far more than any words I can post on this blog.”Read More
I am always inspired when I receive photos of young people connecting with my Land of Not book and Can-inspired message.Read More
Last week, a packet of “Thank You” notes arrived at my door. As I read each note, it was clear. This group of second graders from Nitrauer Elementary School embraces the message of CAN! They will go far.Read More
Kids who identify by their strengths at younger ages will have a greater chance of success throughout their lives.Read More
This week, my parents and I talk about the importance of raising leaders who look for opportunities.
Duration: 3:42Read More
With Thanksgiving a few days away, here’s another takeaway from my recent food allergy podcast with my parents.Read More
Education, patience & continued communication are key.Read More
“Pappy wouldn’t understand why vending machines are any different,” your son says. “It’s no big deal.”Read More
People who live in The Land of Can appreciate what others do for them and readily acknowledge it.Read More
This week, my dad and I talk about what parents can do to raise siblings who are advocates.
Duration: 4:08Read More
“I’m not stupid, Mom,” she snaps, her tone instantly becoming forceful.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
This week, as we drive home from #FARECon18, my dad and I talk about the incredible solidarity we witnessed at the event. Duration: 3:19.Read More
I wholeheartedly believe in the kindness and compassion of our community, and I am hopeful that someone takes the challenge.Read More
You stare at the a picture for a few seconds longer before asking, “Is that clip ever on anything unsafe?”Read More
Do you know an elementary school librarian?Read More
This week we talk about the importance of teaching children who have food allergies about empathy.
Duration: 3:32Read More