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Diane

New York 10965
I am a mom to a beautiful little boy who has a severe peanut allergy. In order to keep family and friends educated and informed, I have created a blog. Please join me on my journey of challenges and triumphs in making a peanut free life for my son! Looks like I have a lot to learn, but a lot to... Full Bio
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Empowering Your Food Allergic Child by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I get asked these questions a lot from strangers to friends. How are you teaching you 4 year old son about his allergies? When did you start teaching him? How can I tell my ... Read on »
Food Challenge Meltdown by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I know many of you were following our food challenge last week on Facebook and Twitter . I want to thank you all for you kind, supportive words and prayers. If you weren't f ... Read on »
Returning to Technical Difficulties! by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Hi all! I know it's been ages since my last post. And well, my last post was about being overwhelmed and stressed out. I decided to follow some of your advise and made some ... Read on »
More than I can chew... by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Today's post isn't focused on food allergies. It's more of a mom/parent purging for me. I'm just trying to figure some things out. Like most moms (and dad's, or guardian's), ... Read on »
Thank You Cake Break! by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies We've been back a week now from our wonderful family vacation in Lewes, DE. It was such an amazing experience going away as a family of 4 for the first time. We decided a wh ... Read on »
WHITE SOX HOST A SECOND “PEANUT-CONTROLLED ZONE” by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies WHITE SOX HOST A SECOND “PEANUT-CONTROLLED ZONE” For the Second Time, Reserved Seating Area Will Provide Haven for Fans Who Suffer Severe Peanut Allergies CHICAGO ... Read on »
Year Two of Living with Food Allergies. by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I'm reflecting on another year gone by living with food allergies. On April 22 it will be 2 years of anxiety, fears and firsts. We learned a lot this last year. We have amaz ... Read on »
A letter from a stranger can change your day. by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies While I'm no the best blogger, I do, do it for many reasons. To connect with others in my situation, raise awareness, and just listen to others. I receive e-mails from stra ... Read on »
Yay Peanut Butter Cheerios (NOT)! by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies It's probably not news to many of you by now that Cheerios has a new Peanut Butter flavor. There are many out there that are angry, worried, and downright frightened. I don' ... Read on »
How many have to die? by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Saddened and angered by yet another avoidable food allergic death of Amaria Johnson, a 7 year old girl at school, I've been thinking how am I going to keep my child safe at ... Read on »
Goodbye 2011 & Hello 2012! by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Trying to find 10 minutes or more to sit down and write theses days is next to impossible. I don't know how the other mom bloggers do it. My hats off to you ladies! I myself ... Read on »
Happy Thanksgiving! by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies From our family to yours. I am so thankful for my two happy and healthy boys, food allergies and all. We face food challenges daily, but compared to what others have to f ... Read on »
What is a Peanut Free School? by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies So far so good. Mac has been in school for a month now and everything is going great. I check the snack every time before class, and he comes with me to "help". Now he even ... Read on »
First day of School! by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies The first day of School was a great success! We are really happy with the school, and his teacher. The snack was safe! We followed our food plan, and so did the teacher. ... Read on »
New Addition! by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies So yes I've been totally neglecting my blog. I do apologize, but I have a good reason. As mentioned in past posts, I was preggers. In my last month I was not a happy cam ... Read on »
Start Planning for the School Year & 504 Plans! by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies So far summer has been pretty uneventful this year. I'm 8 months pregnant and not enjoying the heat. I feel bad that my little guy isn't getting to do much this summer. Momm ... Read on »
Summertime Blues:( by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies My apologies for not keeping up with my blog. For some reason June is always a crazy month for me. Not one of my favorites. This year I have a touch of the summer time blues ... Read on »
What's Been Happening Here by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I know I'm way behind on my blogging. I've got tons of excuses, but I will spare you the boring details. I should fill you in on our allergy news. Wednesday night wa ... Read on »
A Year Gone By by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Today is an anniversary for our family. It's not one we remember fondly, but it makes us thankful that we made it though without any major incidents (well since the first o ... Read on »
Girl Scout Cookies! by Diane Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I LOVE LOVE LOVE Girl Scout cookies! In fact I've already polished off two box's of Somoas alone, and have threatened the hubby to not touch what's left. As usual, I first c ... Read on »