I am a big fan of Dr. David Stukus.  I follow him on twitter and have been known to ask him, directly, his thoughts on new research or recent headlines.   He is a great source of reliable information regarding managing food allergies and asthma.   But what makes him so great, is not only.. read more →

10 Jun 2015
June 10, 2015

Taking Time to Say “Thank You”

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As the school year comes to a close, this is a great time to reflect about those people that have made a positive impact on your child throughout the school year.   As a former teacher, I can tell you that those notes of thanks are some of the most treasured gifts I ever received.  All.. read more →

01 Jun 2015
June 1, 2015

Summer Must-Haves

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The temperatures are finally beginning to climb here in New England after a brutal winter.  Every winter, my husband and I ask why we haven’t moved south yet.  Then, every summer I am reminded of why I love New England so much!  So naturally, I am eagerly scheduling our summer, trying to suck every last.. read more →

  I am so excited to finally share with you the announcement of the Community Food Allergy Conference.  Lisa Giuriceo (Food Allergy Advocate and Support Group Leader), Laurel Francoeur (Lawyer and Food Allergy Advocate), and I have teamed up to provide a fantastic line-up of speakers for this first in a series of conferences to.. read more →

I am blessed to know a lot of great people in our community.  We speak on a regular basis and have great conversations.  I thought it would be fun to let all of my readers in on some of these chats.  So I started something new, it’s called Food Allergy Chat with yours truly on.. read more →

  Laurel and I are happy to celebrate Food Allergy Action Month by donating to your favorite non-profit!  We think the work that these non-profits do is critical to our community and we want to support them! How can you help?  Easy! Help educate your community by purchasing our book for yourself, your child’s preschool,.. read more →

Do you want a cure for food allergies now?  The founders of E.A.T. (End Allergies Together) not only want a cure but they are taking action to find one.  E.A.T. is a new, national non-profit.  As soon as I heard about them, I contacted them to find out more and to ask some hard questions… read more →

07 May 2015
May 7, 2015

Safe From Anxiety


I am so excited to have Jeanne Herzog, PhD write a guest blog post for FoodAllergyConsulting.com.  I first met Jeanne when we were both speakers at a conference in Wisconsin.  She spoke about the emotional impact of food allergies on children.  It was a wonderful presentation and her kind, warm demeanor made me immediately like.. read more →