3 Signs Your Child Might Be Outgrowing FPIES

My Kids Outgrowing FPIES , eating Fritos

One of the best days in the life of a child with FPIES (and their parents) is the day they can finally declare themselves free from FPIES. After months or years of trialing one food at a time and holding their breath, those kids are finally free to eat what every other child can eat. … Read more

Finding the Best Daycare for a Baby with FPIES

As a mom of kids with severe food allergies, few things struck fear into my heart as much as having to go back to work and leave them in the hands of strangers. I spent many sleepless nights and cried way too many tears over this decision. For us, it was one of the most … Read more

I Talked to 30 Adults With FPIES, This is What I Found

Man Smelling Plate of Shellfish FPIES Allergy

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with FPIES (Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome) then you’ve probably already noticed that it’s largely considered a condition that affects kids. As an adult with FPIES, it’s hard to get valuable information and it’s a little scary and frustrating because you don’t know what’s going on. … Read more

How many trigger foods is normal for FPIES?

When you first get started with a diagnosis of Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis, (FPIES) there are a ton of questions. When we were there at the beginning of this journey several years ago, there weren’t many answers. Since then, there has been more research published that has helped connect some of the dots, and we … Read more

Dear Friends and Family of People With FPIES…

FPIES Letter - Dad with little boy on shoulders

Dear Family and Friends of people with FPIES (and really, food allergies in general), There are a lot of things that we wish you knew, and some things we want to ask for but aren’t quite sure how.  First of all, if you are here reading this, then you already deserve a thank you. Thank … Read more

Disaster Preparedness With Food Allergies

It’s hurricane season here in the south. There has been an increase in the number of alerts on my phone warning me of tropical storms gaining strength as they near land, hurricanes sweeping around and knocking cities and countries to the ground, and evacuation notices as they become more urgent and less of a suggestion. … Read more

Acute vs Chronic FPIES Reactions

The first few months with an FPIES diagnosis can be overwhelming to say the least. You start looking into it and realize any food potentially can be a trigger food, reaction times can vary, and reactions severity can vary greatly from child to child. One thing that was really confusing for me when we were … Read more

Finding Beauty in the Middle of Food Allergy Life

stack of books and cookies on small table with lighted candle on top

There was a time in my life (before I had kids, when I thought I knew everything) when I thought it was ridiculous that schools were banning peanuts, or making kids with peanut butter sandwiches eat at a separate table. Why not just shove all of those allergy kids over in the corner and let … Read more

Help! My Baby is Getting Sick from My Breastmilk!

One of the scariest, darkest places we walked through as a family with a new baby with food allergies was when we realized that our daughter was reacting to foods through my breastmilk. It was overwhelming and scary, and there was conflicting information everywhere we turned. We were told breast is best, but what were … Read more