Category Archives: Allergy

Summer of Family Love (and Some Itchiness)

After a particularly busy Spring followed by a hectic working holiday back to London where I attended an allergy course at the Royal Society of Medicine, I decided to take the summer off to focus on my family and just … Continue reading

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Living in Canada with Allergies and Eczema

As Canada celebrates it’s 150th birthday, I’ve been reflecting on life here with my two kids (the one I gave birth to and the one I married), and all the benefits and compromises compared to the many other places I’ve … Continue reading

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Latex-Free Alternatives

After we discovered my toddler’s life-threatening latex allergy (in a very catastrophic manner…), our once safe, child-proofed, food-allergy-friendly home became a danger¬†zone again. The problem with latex is that it is a natural material (straight from the rubber tree) that … Continue reading

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Can Your Eczema Cream Kill You? Maybe…

Like most kids her age, my toddler hates having cream put on her several times a day. I have a policy of ‘abate and placate’ so I offer a few creams and oils of different consistencies and types of packaging … Continue reading

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