I had this conversation recently with my mother-in-law about bugs. We both hate them despite my boys fascination with crawly things particularly when they were really young. We laughed about when they brought home beetles and cicadas and directly encouraged them to leave them outside. We would make … [Read more...]
Australian Study On Peanut Allergies Offers Hope For Possible Cure
Australian researchers may have found a possible cure for people living with severe peanut allergies thanks to the success of a clinical study. Melbourne researchers from Murdoch Children's Research Institute conducted clinical trials on 30 children with severe peanut allergies. Over an 18 month … [Read more...]
Breathe Easy, Kiddo
Spring is here (or so they keep telling us, anyway) and for many families that means girding ourselves for seasonal allergy season as well as rejoicing in longer days, warmer temps and the glorious feel of the sun on our pasty winter-white skin (safely protected by sunscreen, of course). In my … [Read more...]
Spring Allergies Suck
There's nobody who can sneeze with such force and volume as my husband, Ryan. He's allergic to... well, everything, I think. Pollens, dust, dust mites, animals, housework, you name it, and it probably makes him sneeze. And our lucky little son Mason has seemingly inherited this. Mason has both food … [Read more...]
Getting ready for the holidays with Colin and Justin!
You may recognize celebrity home design team Colin and Justin from their popular television shows including Colin & Justin's Home Heist, The Estate, Colin & Justin's Wedding Belles, and How NOT to Decorate. Their new reality show Cabin Pressure is currently in production with Cottage Life TV … [Read more...]
Kiss of Death?
What if you kissed someone... and they died? Who I Kissed, by Janet Gurtler Sourcebooks Fire, ISBN: 978 1 402 27054 3 Sam really, really liked Zee - so when her crush kissed someone else right after having a moment with her, she may have sort of kissed another guy just to show she didn't … [Read more...]
So Happy Together
Families and friends make everything easier, don't they? Horace and Morris Say Cheeseby James HoweISBN: 978 0 689 83940 5Audience: ages 3 - 8Horace, Morris, and Dolores are the best of friends, and have been for a few books now, despite a few ups and downs that they've had to work through. (This is … [Read more...]