Why would he croup during the day? Isn't that just at night? Then I started to panic, maybe he was choking on the peanut
Don’t underestimate the toxicity of secrets.
I am the mother of a food allergic child. My son Joshua, who is 10 years old, has an anaphylactic peanut allergy. I was both shocked and surprised watching the Today Show segment that joked about nut allergies. I found it to be insensitive to the millions of Americans who live each day with this invisible but potentially fatal disability.
When we all think about what we are grateful in life, we think of things that we know that affect us directly on a personal and daily basis, like our lives, our situations, our parents, our friends, etc. But for the food allergic child, the list is completely different.
Gratefully yours, A Food Allergy Mama Not this time. Thank you. At ten years old, my son at this point just sucks it up and
Instead of counting sheep to get to sleep, humorist Patricia Marx counts the divorced couples she knows.
Dear JetBlue Airways, I realize this is a bit unorthodox, but I wanted to officially declare my love for your airline on this Valentine's Day. You have given back to our family the gift of travel. Let me explain.
The time has come for airlines to face the unfortunate reality that food allergies are increasing at an alarming rate. More and more people with food allergies will begin flying. As food allergic passengers, we don't ask to have others notified not to consume nuts around us because we secretly desire unwarranted special treatment.
When you are living with a food allergy, the world can be a dangerous place. I truly worry about sending my food allergic child into a world that largely is ignorant about the dangers of having a potentially fatal food allergy.