The food allergy roller coaster.

The food allergy roller coaster. One child off. 🥜 One child on. In November, we got the hoped-and-prayed-for news that Cora is no longer allergic to peanuts. A miracle, truly, as there was only a 15- to 20-percent chance of this happening on its own, no treatment.     We feasted on PB&Js and puppy … Continue reading

A lovely beach vacation (even without ice cream)

When we first moved to Northern Virginia six years ago, I had to look up what OBX stood for after seeing it on so many bumper stickers. Outer Banks, NC — the place seemingly everyone in NoVA (with a kid or two, at least) goes for a quick summer vacation. And, after adding that second … Continue reading