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Time Magazine Article by KGuy 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies     Biased reporting can skew facts, omit evidence and make ideas sound like truth. These false realities can then lead to the public to misinterpret issues such as th ... Read on »
Bug Parts by KGuy 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies When my son started preschool he told his friends that he couldn’t eat peanut butter. As we all know, sometimes kids are cruel and few of the kids in his class started going ... Read on »
Mainstream Media by KGuy 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies About 30 minutes ago I woke up to a steaming hot cup of coffee and an invitation from my husband and son to be the master of the remote control. So I snuggled into t ... Read on »
Book Review by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies After reading the book review written by Gina Clowes at Allergymoms.com for Matters of Faith by Kristy Kiernan I went out and bought the book. However, after having the book ... Read on »
Traditions by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Each Thanksgiving we have a tradition that we go around the table before we eat and say what we are thankful for. Then the day after Thanksgiving our tradition is to pull ou ... Read on »
Database by KGuy 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Recently the Chicago Tribune published a wonderful article documenting the continued mislabeling of products and failed policing efforts by the FDA to enforce the FALCPA.  ... Read on »
Walt Disney World by KGuy 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Tis the season for travel...sigh... Normally we would be packing an extra suitcase filled with nonperishable safe foods except...WE ARE GOING TO DISNEY, AGAIN!!! Fortunately ... Read on »
Virtual Support Group by KGuy 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies About 8 months ago we moved 1,000 miles away from our home for a new job. We had lived in our previous town for 8 years. My siblings lived  only 20 minutes away, I had 2 of ... Read on »
She said what? by KGuy 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Recently my son and I were surfing on I-Tunes. We needed  a great theme song for a school video he made about bullying with food. We searched for “peanut allergy” on the sit ... Read on »
Secret Recipe by KGuy 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Our holiday break has begun! Currently, we are happily lounging in our jams wondering what to do with all this free time! As you can probably tell from the last two posts we ... Read on »
Chef Sweet Pea by KGuy 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I learned to bake when I was a little girl. My grandmother made delicious cakes, Irish soda bread and cookies. She would let me slop on the frosting and declare it beautiful ... Read on »
Other Options by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies After a meeting last night, I was talking with a few other moms about homeopathy. I discovered that homeopathy is a healing method that uses substances that cause symptoms i ... Read on »
Eating Out by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Eating out can be quite a production with food allergies. By the time the research is done, the menu is checked, the manager is called, the chef is alerted - we’re n ... Read on »
Gifts by KGuy Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Holiday gift getting can be difficult for food allergic families. Inevitably our family ends up with soaps, lotions and foods that we can’t use because they contain nuts or ... Read on »
Cost of Food Allergies by KGuy 7 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Allergies Whenever I call a manufacturer to ask a question or complain, I always toss in this statement, “Food allergic families are very brand loyal. If you are looking for a con ... Read on »
Nut Job! by KGuy 4 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Allergies “Society is grossly over-reacting to the dangers posed by nut allergies... “, according to Professor Nicholas Christakis of Harvard Medical School. The Professor, who po ... Read on »
Tea Time! by KGuy 4 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Being a food allergic family, we make phone calls to manufacturers almost daily. Recently when I called Unilever I was told that they do not label for allergens used on ... Read on »