Happy Holiday Guaranteed

December 4, 2013

While the the holidays are a wonderful time filled with school break, vacations, gathering with family and friends, holiday parties, it can be very hard on your child who may become overwhelmed with schedule changes. These tips that may help along with some insights by Sandbox learning that may help prepare your children for holiday […]

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Hope Floats

November 21, 2013

Asthma, Allergies, ADHD, Austim OH MY…these new childhood epidemics cans be defeated. There is hope, we just have to be open to use it. As Dr Cannizzaro ,author of the 4A epidemic, shares that within the last 40 years of medical history, the rates of these have grown to epidemic proportions. The fascinating truth is […]

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Safe Boo to You

October 29, 2013

All Hallows’Eve, a yearly celebration observed on October 31. Thinking back to my childhood Halloweens,we would dress up in our costumes, trick or treat from after school to way beyond dark, and bring back our “loot” for my father to check into the old wives tale that there might be razor blades in the snickers […]

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twas the night before kindergarten

August 22, 2013

The weeks that led up to the first day of Kindergarten were filled with anticipation, numerous doctor visits, epi-pen refills, asthma medicine tweaks, allergy action plans, 504 requests and paperwork. I packed my panic and 5 years of overprotective love and health advocacy into my back pocket as we checked off Teddy’s school supply list […]

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Amazing Friends

July 16, 2013

After receiving the initial diagnosis that your child has a life threatening food allergy, it can stop you in your tracks. It can fill you with emotions you never experienced before all together, fear, anger, sadness, and isolation. After ripping though my pantry and throwing away the inventory, I stood in the doorway desperate to […]

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Oatmeal Cream Pies (Dairy,Egg and Nut Free) Yipee!

May 24, 2013

The original Little Debbie oatmeal cream pies brough a bit of childhood nostaglia back to me as we crusied the isles. I bought them one day for Teddy (prior to his peanut allergy diagnosis), because we were on our “maybe try at home” grocery trip. Success, he tried and liked-I think due to the soft […]

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Mommy…What is Anaphylaxis?

May 6, 2013

Not a question you think a 5 year old may ask, but for children with a severe food allergy its something they need to be aware of. This morning while I was getting Teddy ready for school picking his snack out, He wanted to know if he was “line leader ” which means his day […]

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ode to my parnets

April 11, 2013

To understand your parents’ love you must raise children yourself.” Chinese Proverb It is amazing how a short sentence can capture the truth. Tonight as I put my son to bed, his overstimulated body missed bath, book 1, 2 3 and 4. He fell asleep on the floor hugging a pillow we used as a […]

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Healthy Child Webinar

March 21, 2013

FREE Healthy Child Webinar: Easy Steps to a Safe Nursery Date: Thursday, April 4, 2013 Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm PDT / 2 – 3:00 p.m. EDT REGISTER TODAY: www.healthychild.org/events What are the hidden dangers in your baby’s nursery and how can parents and caregivers help to protect children at a most vulnerable stage […]

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Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo………………

February 27, 2013

Fairy Godmothers do exist, a Disney vacation is within reach for us with the help of own fairy godmother Angelina She is our guest blogger and would like to share her knowledge with us about how her love for Disney, educating children and the wellbeing of those with special needs and food allergies have brought […]

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