About Caroline

I'm a passionate mother of two food allergic and asthmatic children. My goal is to create blogs to explore all things food allergy and asthma. Advocating for food allergy issues, clean air and lung disease is important and fun to me too.

Why Teal Pumpkins are a Threat

This week’s comment on media stories bringing the #TealPumpkinProject to the masses has provided much amusing reading!  Today, I read one woman’s comment: “No thanks!  I’ll keep my pumpkin orange”!  Hum, I don’t recall anyone asking her to change her pumpkin color.  Then I read about the “nerve of entitled parents asking us to […]

EPI? Check! Costume? Check! Sanity? Hum…

So, are you ready for Halloween?  It’s only 1.5 weeks away!  Before my children were diagnosed with life threatening food allergies, I loved Halloween so much that it rivaled Christmas.  I adore anything made with pumpkin and all the colors of Halloween.  Post diagnosis the fun blew right out of my sail, leaving me […]

Got Life Threatening Food Allergies?

Quick question:  Your child just experienced a life threatening allergic reaction, maybe it was their first one? Second one?  You’re now walking out of the emergency department what is your next step?  Get a refill, go to the allergist, get on the internet, go home and cry, or all of the above?  Quick Answer […]

Check out this: Smart911

Food Allergy mom and physician Julie Brown share this little gem on Facebook not long ago:  Smart911.  It’s a free service that allows you provide more details regarding your household to emergency responders AHEAD OF TIME — brfore an emergency.   The Smart911 website states, “Smart911 is a free service that allows citizens across […]