Yesterday I would have said yes, unequivocally. My son has been anaphylactic (meaning life threatening reaction) to so many foods since he was 9 months old, that I made it my business to be on top of it. We never go anywhere without Benadryl and epi-pens, however up until this time we've never had to … Continue reading Would you know a serious allergic reaction or anaphylactic shock if you saw it?
As I sit here researching my next post on kids and chemical exposure I just can't help but feel a little overwhelmed. The shear wealth of information out there on the damage so many chemicals do to us, and our children is mind-boggling. But what's even worse is the extent to which we, as Americans, … Continue reading So You Want Your Kids to Smell Purty part 1
Look folks, having a child, and especially a child with any special need, is going to be the most challenging thing you will ever do. Hopefully it will also be the most rewarding. The thing is, part of that challenge is constantly being your child’s advocate. If you don’t advocate for your child, who will? … Continue reading Helping your child with special needs feel safe
Isaiah with his best kitty Cisco, before we found out he was allergic to cats and had to find new homes for all 4 of our cats. So the thing about allergies, both food and environmental, and asthma, is in order to help your child get through them it most likely means making a lot … Continue reading Making the tough decisions