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Changing Your Perspective on Traditions to Help You Through the Holidays

I’m 100%, through and through, a Christmas Person. Elf is hands down my favorite movie. (Regardless of your level of affinity for elf culture, it’s a comedic masterpiece.) Leroy Anderson’s rendition of Sleigh Ride gets me all kinds of hyper. I gleefully spend hour upon hour on our Christmas cards. And snow ranks slightly above […]

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Easy Ways to Include Children with Food Allergies

I had no idea that one-third of kids with food allergies experience bullying because of their allergies. Not surprisingly, victims don’t report their experiences about half the time, meaning the number of kids with food allergies who have been bullied is actually much higher. As mama to a kiddo with life-threatening peanut and tree-nut allergies, […]

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