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The Food Allergy Goes to Preschool

I went to pick up Bug from his preschool class the other day (he was in a much better mood, thank heavens) and found him playing two other little boys in the play house area. Each of them was toting a baby around protectively. A little girl stood by watching – she, apparently, was not [...]

I Guess Brunch is Out

Bug had his allergy check-up this week. His blood tests for eggs were negative, but he had shown a strong skin reaction. Still, the allergist suggested that we try giving him a cookie or other baked good with eggs. I started envisioning breakfast out for pancakes (made with eggs) or waffles (made with eggs) or [...]

Food Allergy Awareness

I realize that food allergies are a hot spot among many parents. From those who worry about their children’s health and well-being to those who believe their children should have a right to eat whatever they want, it’s a tug-of-war of liberties. I am not a super-militant peanut/nut/egg allergy mom. I don’t believe that my [...]

Good Days, Bad Days

Today was a bad day. LadyBug woke up at around midnight and didn’t fall asleep until about 3. Big Guy took care of her (I do not function without enough food or sleep, in that order), but I didn’t get to sleep until 1:30 or so myself, and then woke up again when he came [...]

Overcomplicating Things

Tomorrow is the FAAN walk and we need to get up earlier than usual to get there on time. So, guess what I’m doing at 11:50pm. Getting ready for bed? Nope. Packing bags for tomorrow? Nope. I am designing iron-on transfers so we can have matching t-shirts tomorrow. I already made my poor (very patient) [...]

FAAN Walk

Assuming that Bug doesn’t take a turn for the worse, we’re on for the walk this weekend. He’ll need to ride in a stroller (not sure how that will go), but it’s better than nothing! Yay!

FAAN Food Allergy Walk

My family has decided to do the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) walk to raise money for food allergy awareness and research. It’s only two miles, so Bug will walk, too, and LadyBug will do it in the stroller. It’s in a couple of weeks and I’m looking forward to it. Having a child [...]