Having a food allergy might add restrictions to your diet, but it does not have to minimize it. Today, there are so many substitute ingredients and allergy-free recipes! Sharing my daughter’s story has inspired me to share her (and my family’s) top 5 favorite desserts that are luckily nut-free! [Reminder: Please double check all labels and ingredients before trying anything new]Read more
Discovering your child has food allergies can be overwhelming, but it is manageable. As parents, we will always worry and will be fearful when they are out of our sight, but communication is key. It’s important to always have a plan and continue to teach your child all the dos and don’ts about their allergy.
Becoming a mom means you instantly worry from the time that pregnancy test is positive, until well, forever! Before having children I had experience with 2 nephews who have food allergies. I was always concerned that my future children might too.
When my firstborn was of age to begin solids I was determined to make her food myself. Trader joes and the Baby Bullet became my best friends! I followed all the rules trying one food at a time for 3-4 days. Everything was moving along smoothly and I couldn’t have been happier, but I was avoiding nuts and shellfish as long as possible. My daughter turned a year and I still did not have the courage to give her either.Read more
Mom Guilt is the gut-wrenching feeling we feel in the pits of our stomach right after we make what we thought was the best decision then doubt it. It is always second-guessing ourselves. Always feeling like we are not doing enough and that we could have done better.Read more