After 1 Year on the Real Peanut Patch

2018 Feb 1st

It's Sunday, January 28 and although the third food challenge for my son's peanut patch trial was last week, I've been struggling with how to express my thoughts on how that day went. I'm having troub … read more

Holidays with Food Allergies - How to Accommodate

2017 Nov 16th

It’s that time of year again - the holiday season. For most, that signifies a season of merriment that includes events at school, at work, and in the community. Events like dinners, potlucks, and the … read more

Did the Peanut Patch "Fail" - My Response

2017 Oct 23rd

Within the last few days, mainstream media has been writing about the one year results of the peanut patch phase III trial. I think it's important to read this information with a grain of salt. There … read more

Winter Ready Skin Care Tips

2017 Sep 11th

In addition to being an allergy mom, I also have several degrees and certificates. One of those certifications is in aesthetics. As a certified aesthetician, I am often asked if you really need to swi … read more

What’s your label comfort level?

2017 Jul 16th

As an allergy mom, I belong to many allergy groups on social media. For the most part, they are extremely helpful and supportive. However, one issue seems to spark a debate in many groups - comfort le … read more