8 Things You’ll Only Understand If You’re a Food-Allergy Mom

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
8 Things You'll Only Understand If You're a Food-Allergy Mom Blog Post

1. Your diaper bag is a bottomless pit.

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Just the essentials... wipes, hand sanitizer, EpiPens, Benadryl, cortisone, emergency action plan, inhaler, safe snacks, safe treats, water bottles, cell phone, charger, spare clothes. And diapers, don't forget those.

2. People Who "Pack Light" Are Not Our People

8 Things You’ll Only Understand If You’re a Food-Allergy Mom

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
8 Things You'll Only Understand If You're a Food-Allergy Mom Blog Post

1. Your diaper bag is a bottomless pit.

via GIPHY

Just the essentials... wipes, hand sanitizer, EpiPens, Benadryl, cortisone, emergency action plan, inhaler, safe snacks, safe treats, water bottles, cell phone, charger, spare clothes. And diapers, don't forget those.

2. People Who "Pack Light" Are Not Our People

14 Ways Our Editors Get Their OWN Kids to Eat Healthy

Friday, August 26th, 2016
14 Ways Our Editors Get Their OWN Kids to Eat Healthy Blog Post

Do you remember the Easy-Bake Oven? This pink countertop masterpiece was a gift from my mom on my 6th birthday. As I ripped open the chocolate cake mix and stirred it together with a matching small pink spatula, my eyes lit up at the wonder of this gooey batter turning into a dessert. When the timer went off and we used the small pizza paddle-looking tool to pull out the cake I thought, "This is it. This is what I want to do forever." My mom's gift not only provided a sweet treat but it spurred my love of cooking.

A Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu for the Whole Family

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
A Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu for the Whole Family Blog Post

My husband, Dan, actually likes Valentine’s Day, the Hallmark holiday of holidays. Flowers, cute cards, a little gift, a fancy dinner out or one made together at home (with plenty of good wine, of course). And maybe a back rub while we’re binge-watching Netflix, if I’m lucky.

Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Grab and Go

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Grab and Go  Blog Post

No matter how hard I try to be organized, I’m always scrambling to get out the door in the morning.

There are lunches to make, school supplies to organize, the question of “Do I need to defrost anything for dinner?” to answer. I’m lucky if I gulp down some coffee, let alone eat breakfast. But I know if I skip my morning meal, I’ll be “hangry” by 10 a.m.

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To start the new school year off on the right foot, I’m trying something new.