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Newborns: Bringing baby homeTaking your newborn home from hospital can be a joyous but also anxiety-provoking experience, as Julie Fletcher explains.
Silent AspirationsOur post today is a special guest blog entry from Susan Weissman. Her blog is Peanutsineden.com and she is also a writer for the Huffington Post. Susan is currently working on a memoir about the challenges of parenting her allergic child. We would like to thank her for guest blogging for us.
I must admit that sometimes I get dragged by the Non Life Threatening realities of Life Threatening food allergies. For example, now that my allergic son, Eden, is in Kindergarten, there seems to be a birthday party practically every day. I imagine that when the teachers run low on markers and glue, they announce, “Guess what children! It’s Claire’s three-quarters until she’s seven day!” And on party days, when it’s time for singing and candles, while all the children squirm and clamor and lick at their frosting with dancing, glassy eyes, Eden has his “substitute treat” and sometimes he doesn’t and sometimes he does mind too much that he’s different.
This past weekend we went to an event called A Worry Free Lunch. The event was pre-arranged by a clever and compassionate food allergy counselor who lives in New York City and enjoys eating out herself. The concept: Food allergic families get together for a pre-arranged restaurant meal. They eat delicious food, including French fries and dessert (two items we never eat in restaurants) and the meal is virtually EUR
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