Category Archives: Reviews

Skip the Dairy: Milk Alternatives

More and more people are choosing to give up cow’s milk in favour of plant-based alternatives. If you really think about it, drinking milk is a bit weird. We are the only mammals that drink the milk of another animal … Continue reading

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Review: The Complete Kid’s Allergy and Asthma Guide

This is a fantastic book written by paediatric allergy specialists at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children (also known as Sick Kids). I start by saying that in case, like me, you don’t realise how good this book is when you … 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 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 is … Continue reading

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