Category: food allergies

Proud to be a Stonyfield Yo-Getter

Proud to be a Stonyfield Yo-Getter
My love for Stonyfield (not just the products -- but the company too) is no secret. I've already posted about my a-mah-zing lunch with Gary, the (now former) CE-Yo of Stonyfield and my very interesting invite to see author Robyn O'Brien speak about genetically modified ingredients and food allergies while dining at Naha (again, yum). Honestly, I am so grateful to have had these unique educational opportunities, thanks to the super nice folks at Stonyfield.Ā  These interactions have made me think hard about where I spend my weekly grocery budget. So I was frankly pretty thrilled when Stoneyfield asked me to be one of their "Yo-Getters...

An early Mother's Day present -- to myself

I love my family. I love being the mama of three incredibly delightful little people. But sometimes, I find myself totally exhausted. I know that you mamas out there know what I am talking about.  Our day-to-day lives are hectic and sometimes it is nice to have a break — I am not talking about... Read more »

The Pesky Peanut: A Fabulous Educational Resource for Food Allergy Families

I’ve written before about the fact that my nearly two-year-old son Colin has food allergies (specifically peanut, tree nut and eggs). Because he is still a little guy, we haven’t done much yet to educate him about his allergies and what he needs to do to keep himself safe (although I am teaching him to... Read more »

Thoughts on peanut allergies, the Cubs and people who are total idiots

In May of 2010, my then 17 month-old son Colin got his hands on some trail mix that his older brother and sister were eating. Within minutes, he was vomiting, coughing, wheezing, and struggling to breath. It seemed pretty clear to us that he was having a severe reaction to the peanuts in the trail... Read more »