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Lent is Upon Us

It’s that time of year again! In our house we participate in Ash Wednesday, the first day that begins the season of Lent. If you’re not familiar with the Lenten season, it begins on Ash Wednesday and lasts until Easter Sunday. It is a solemn religious observance that is characterized by prayer, repentance, and fasting. Lent […]

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Go TEAL This Halloween!

Disclaimer :: This post is intended to briefly explain the history of the Teal Pumpkin Project, as well as provide options for non-food items for families to hand out to trick-or-treaters on Halloween. The idea behind non-food items is that all children can enjoy them–even those with food allergies. The author of this post is […]

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Remembering 9/11 with Your Kid(s)

Much like when my grandmother can remember every detail of the day JFK was shot, and for my mother, the day of the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster, September 11th will always be a day frozen in time for me. And it will always feel like it was just yesterday. It was an unseasonably early, blue […]

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What to Expect When You Befriend a Food Allergy Mom

May is Food Allergy Action Month/Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month. To be more specific, this week is Food Allergy Awareness Week. These two causes are very near and dear to my family’s heart. You see, I am a Food Allergy mom. I’ve been a card carrying member since January 21, 2014. My son, Theo, is ANA […]

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Teaching Children to Give Back

Do small things with great love. -Mother Teresa- My son, Theo, is at the age where he is starting to become very aware of things in the world that surrounds him. As most three-year-olds do, he is often aware of what others have vs. what others do not have. Be it a fellow friend or […]

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