• Allergies,  Dairy-Free,  Food & Diseases,  GAPS Diet & Nutrition,  Gluten Free,  Gluten Free,  Health

    What you eat will impact the health of your grandchildren!

    It is commonly known that what a pregnant mother eats can impact her growing baby. What we don’t often consider is the nutrition the expectant mother had as a child–and what her parents and grandparents ate before her. Do these foods impact the health of her unborn child? What about that child’s future children? If Dr. Francis Pottenger’s Cat study applies to humans, then yes, what the generations before us ate matters when considering the health of our children and grandchildren. When I first heard about Pottenger’s Cats, honestly, I wasn’t all that interested. I care about nutrition and studies in nutrition, I just don’t care about cats that much.…

  • Allergies,  Food

    What it’s like to parent a child with an anaphylactic allergy…

    Our sweet oldest daughter is 10 years old. I’m so thankful to have her. She was diagnosed with an anaphylactic peanut allergy when she was 3 years old. We’ve lived with this fear for 7 years, though we didn’t understand how scary it really was for the first few years. I thank God that He protected her in our ignorance. Over the last 7 years, we have learned that she reacts to foods that were cross contaminated with peanuts but not labeled for it. We’ve learned that companies are only required to make allergen statements on packaging when there are definite allergens in the product. If the food was manufactured on the…