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Our family has food allergies. While our eight-year-old daughter is the one who must carry Epinephrine and has IGE-mediated allergies, me, my husband, our non-allergic five-year-old daughter — the entire family — is impacted in myriad ways that have no beginning, no end. As an allergy mom, I am regularly chatting with my daughter’s friends’ and classmates’ parents, to delicately raise awareness about her food allergies. They say, Joey is …
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Apr 7, 2019

Spring Has Sprung!

And in our house, that means picnic weather. Once the daffodils begin to sprout my kids start begging to eat dinner outside. So tonight, exhausted after a long weekend of sports practices and birthday parties and not wanting the day to end, I welcomed the break from cooking (and cleaning up after) a “proper” meal. On our menu – fresh roasted turkey and cheddar sandwiches, cut up carrots, strawberries and …
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Party season is upon us, and eats and treats are everywhere all at once. We encourage you to embrace an attitude of mindful eating– relish every bite and sip. Our only caveat: CHOOSE WISELY. Here are our best tactics for the season’s festivities and beyond: Arrive Slightly Sated Enjoy a small snack of raw nuts, string cheese or cut vegetables prior to the event. This will help tame your appetite …
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