Whether your child is entering preschool, middle school or college, back-to-school can be an exciting and sometimes stressful time of the year. If you are looking for TIPS for the bus, lunch, 504 plans or the dorm, we’ve got you covered!   Check out FoodASC Back-to School posts as well as posts from around the…

  You want to go WHERE? WHEN? This was my first response to my then 6th grade son when he said he wanted to go to Spain on the 8th grade spring break trip.  I figured he might change his mind in two years.  Nope! Since he was serious about going, I had to get…

I remember THIS DAY like it was yesterday. My older son had been yearning for a sibling and when we brought home his little brother from the hospital, he couldn’t get enough of him.  Thirteen years later, their relationship has blossomed. While not always “smooth”, they have a mutual respect and love for one another which…

Guests post by Lisa Musician, RD, LDN Sending your child off to school for the first time, whether it is pre-school or kindergarten, is stressful enough. After all, this may be the first time your child has been separated from you for any length of time. Add the fact that your child could potentially have…

By Tracy Bush – Nutrimom®- Food Allergy Liaison When someone is diagnosed with a food allergy or has a child that has been diagnosed with a food allergy, there is a moment in time where your world stops suddenly on its axis. Life as you know it will never be the same again. All of…

  Believe it or not, Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Is it just me or do you feel like things speed up this time of year? I’m still snacking on leftover Halloween candy and now it’s time to baste the turkey.   I must admit, while I have some recipes that are old standbys such…

Suddenly, he began scratching uncontrollably followed by vomiting.  I feared at that moment Frank, my 2 year old son, was having an allergic reaction to the peanut butter sandwich I had just given him.  I was talking with my mother on the phone and recall telling her, “Mom, Frank likes peanut butter just like me!”…