Category Archives: Food Allergies

Cape Cod: What One Traveling Family Accomplished in 24 Hours!

Cape Cod is one of many perfect little getaways here in New England.   From late spring to early fall, the peninsula comes alive to locals and tourists alike.  From the beaches on the Cape Cod National Seashore to unique restaurants and eclectic shops, people take full advantage of the beauty, culture and ocean breeze before the winter snow and frigid temperatures bring everything to a screeching halt up here. Continue reading Cape Cod: What One Traveling Family Accomplished in 24 Hours!

Fathoms Bar & Grille: One Traveling Family’s Review

A jaunt out to the New England coastline means hearing water crashing against the sand, dipping toes in the great Atlantic and eating delicious authentic seafood!  Oh, my goodness!  People, I have seriously been craving some fried clams!  Hmmm ~ I wonder where we could find some… Continue reading Fathoms Bar & Grille: One Traveling Family’s Review

Honest Momma Moment: Why not MY child?

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Okay, honest momma moment here.   I have been on and off with the tears since yesterday, the kind that have a dual meaning and I know you know what I mean.  They are tears of excitement and tears of sadness all wrapped into one huge emotion and it’s exhausting!  We most typically cry these kinds of tears as our children get older and begin doing things we have been training them to do, but we were never really ready for…BUT we also cry these tears when something wonderful happens to someone else, but conversely reminds us of something we lack or lost.  Oh, how I wish these tears were for the former.  Alas, they are not.  Why am I crying?  Let me explain… Continue reading Honest Momma Moment: Why not MY child?

Adventures in Relocating: The Move that Almost Happened…

After ten or eleven moves within a 20 year span, you would think we would be exhausted and just want to stay put, right?  Nope – not this crew!  Maybe it was all the moving with the military that did it, but we totally crave adventure and exploration!  Even our oldest, who is just about to enter his senior year of high school,  has been eager to begin writing a new chapter.   So, when the opportunity arose for a transfer within the company for which my hubby works now, we saw it as a  welcomed answer to prayer…but the question was whether it was really a part of God’s life plan for us. Continue reading Adventures in Relocating: The Move that Almost Happened…

Our food allergy story: The bite that sealed the deal

There is an increasing number of individuals and families in the world who are learning to cope with the struggles of food allergies.   This entity is not partial to race, religion, socioeconomic status or gender.  It has no determined age of onset, it has no known definitive genetic trigger or cure.  It is simply something we, as families, are just trying to survive on a daily basis….and, along with scientists, physicians and many other advocates, are working hard to understand and rectify. Continue reading Our food allergy story: The bite that sealed the deal