Starting School With Allergies

Before I start giving any advice or telling you the journey we’ve been on I need to get something off my chest.  Felix’s first 3 years at school have been brilliant!  No allergic reactions, kind teachers and a kitchen team who really care.  You’ll hear no horror stories here but I have picked up a…

What I’ve Learned from Veganuary

I’ve done it!  I’ve completed a whole month of eating nearly no animal products and I feel so proud of myself (smug face) for sticking with it.  There were a couple of mishaps but nothing too bad.  When I did dry January I buckled at 10.30pm on 31st January 2014 – my mate had come…

A Weaning Disaster

The question I am asked more than any is “how did you find out Felix had allergies?”  It was a day that will always stay with me! Felix was a hungry and chubby baby who apart from his very first feed in hospital was exclusively breast-fed.  I started weaning him on all the health visitor…

Veganuary – Why I’m Trying a Month Eating Plants

I need to eat less meat.  I default to meat for far too many meals and told myself the reason I ate so much was because Felix was allergic to too many foods.  I’ve done 8 months dairy free whilst breastfeeding, Felix was egg free for 4 years so I know I can do that….

The Teal Pumpkin Trick or Treat

Halloween has me all in a flap.  The hand wringing and inner turmoil is taking all the fun out of the next few days.  Felix’s allergies have given me cause to wonder how I should manage trick or treating safely.  Up until now Felix has been adamant he wants to opt out of Halloween, he…