Egg-free Easter egg dying

Hey, you egg allergic peeps, you can finally join in on the Easter egg fun with EggNots. They’re realistic-looking ceramic eggs that can be dyed or decorated however you want. Cool, right? Happy

Teaching a love of reading and writing

A few things from my lovely day spent in Red Hook at their 10th annual author and illustrator tea: 1. Being a teacher is hard work! Keeping the students interested

Author & illustrator tea, Monday March 23, Red Hook NY

Hudson Valley residents, come on by the 10th annual author and illustrator tea this Monday, March 23 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm. It’s at Mill Road School, 9 Mill Road,

A Kid Like Emmett by Jennifer Schulz

Oh, wow, this Newsweek essay was a heartbreaker. Writer Jennifer Schulz has a child with multiple, serious food allergies who’s just starting to realize that he’s not like other kids.

Irish Soda Bread (allergy friendly!)

I’ve made Food Allergy Mama Kelly Rudnicki’s Irish Soda Bread before, and it’s extremely easy and quite delicious. It’s egg dairy and nut-free, too. She suggests soy milk as a

A change in feeding protocol for allergies

There’s a new study out that has many allergy families talking. It now states that feeding your infant peanut products earlier may help them avoid peanut allergies. That’s a switch

Cumin and undeclared peanut

Amelia isn’t allergic to peanuts anymore. Otherwise I would be freaking out over this massive recall of products that may have peanut-containing cumin. Being able to read labels and trust

A new mystery series for girls

A Mighty Girl gave a rave to this new mystery series, The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency. Book one, just out, is The Case of the Missing Moonstone, calling it a “tween

My Year of Epic Rock makes Mighty Girl’s Top 2014 list

So thrilled that MY YEAR OF EPIC ROCK made the top 2014 girl-empowering books for children and teens list at A Mighty Girl. This is a fab list of 175

Going out to eat with food allergies

As I’ve said before, eating out is the biggest challenge when you have food allergies. You don’t know the chef or server, or know whether or not to trust them