Food Allergy Experience

Author Archive: The Aller-Dad

Halloween Loot

With kids you have little choice but to celebrate Halloween by going trick-or-treating. I think it’s in the fine print of parenthood. This year the kids had a couple of meltdowns but overall it was a pretty successful outing. The loot they brought home was quite impressive. I don’t ever recall getting that many good …

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2 Years in 90 Seconds

This is my first compiled slideshow so bear with me. This is just a quick run through of the first 2 years of my little man’s life. Major points are noted in the video but you can see how his face was just shredded. I used to say he would have been a perfect zombie …

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Peanut Butter or Sunbutter?

Well I headed out of town to visit family over the past weekend. I’m sure anyone who battles with any serious allergies understands, travelling takes a lot of planning. Visualize every restaurant as a building filled with not food but explosive mines. First off there’s no convenient food source. Secondly, the common food sources for …

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The Difference Between My View and His

If old age has gifted me with anything, it’s bitterness and impatience. Luckily fatherhood has gifted me with a severely allergic son to teach me understanding and patience to balance it out. A short while ago while I was watching my little man play, it occurred to me that my perspective on some of life’s …

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My Fear of His World

I can remember the days when I thought I was invincible. Back when I was a child and the world was at my feet. In truth though, it wasn’t that I thought I was invincible, it was that I had no idea how dangerous the world potentially was. I would climb tall trees and let …

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Every Day is Another Chance to Discover

Every day is a learning experience. I just totally forgot that until I had my children. It’s especially true after the discovery of my little man’s allergy issues. I just felt the need to share some of these discoveries with you. Many apply to what I’ve gained from raising a severely allergic child but some …

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Hello world.

This is my first post and thus will be the post that all of my other posts will be judged by. I’m glad this one is horrible so I can only move up from here right? 🙂 I am the other half and I’ll be throwing in my tidbits as I feel fit. Hope all …

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