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The Emotional Roller Coaster of Life With Food Allergies :: A Way of Life {Part 2}

Today, Amy continues sharing her family’s journey and how their way of life has been impacted by her son’s severe peanut allergy. Yesterday, she helped us understand the reality of a food allergy diagnosis. You can read Part 1 here. Managing Food Allergies: A Way of Life There are highs and lows. You have to […]

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The Emotional Roller Coaster of Life With Food Allergies :: The Reality {Part 1}

Being a mom is never easy. There is always mom guilt and wondering if you are doing it right. Throw in a potentially life-threatening medical condition, like food allergies, and get ready for a roller coaster of emotions. The Diagnosis No one ever wants to hear, “Your child is allergic to peanuts. You will need […]

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Dandelion - Finding Joy in the Simple, Everyday Things

Finding Joy in the Simple, Everyday Things

At some point, my boys began picking dandelions, and any other colorful weed they come across. Then, they run to me with a huge smile declaring, “I picked a flower for you, Momma.” They once spent 20 minutes picking all of the dandelions in the backyard. On another occasion, my oldest sat down in the middle […]

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Birmingham Moms Blog :: Introducing Amy

Birmingham I moved to the Birmingham area in 2002, after completing graduate school at Auburn, and have lived in Chelsea for 10 years. I love the variety of activities in and around Birmingham. Whether it’s an afternoon at Oak Mountain State Park, the Birmingham Museum of Art, the McWane Science Center, or some other event, […]

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