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Common Allergy Culprits in Children

Dear Karla, My son has eczema all over his face and very bad asthma. Do you think it could be the milk he is drinking? Amanda Amanda, In Canada, 12 - 25 per cent of children suffer from eczema, with 90 per cent of cases occurring before a chi...

Parenting Dilemma: What Do You Tell Kids About the Easter Bunny?

"Is the Easter Bunny real, or are you the real Easter Bunny?" "Well... if you believe in the Easter Bunny, then the Easter Bunny is real." "But I just want to know if the Easter Bunny is you." She's four years old. And I'll be honest, I have...

Checkered Egg Salad Sandwices: A Low-Fat Lunch Recipe

Eggs are such a handy source of protein, they're a great addition to any healthy school lunch. In hard-boiled form they fit easily into a lunch box or as part of a snack. And in sandwich form, they tend to be a big hit. For a long time, people hav...

Eggs

Eggs are very high in cholesterol, there's no question about that. But does that automatically mean they're bad for you? And what about the salmonella issue? Read on to find out whether you should be dropping eggs in your frying pan -- or the garbage...

Red, white and blue foods!

Looking for an, er, interesting way to celebrate the 4th of July holiday this year? How about with food! Sure food will play a crucial role in your celebration--it generally does--but why not toss things up a bit this time around, and even make it f...

Racist toy in chocolate egg

I recently learned that the United States does not have Kinder Eggs. Previously, I thought this was woefully sad for the children of the country, for Kinder Surprises are deliciously creamy confections, filled with a "toy" surprise. I remember loving...

Students scared to attend school due to allergies

In Vaughan, Ontario, just north of Toronto, six kids are scared of going to school. It's not drugs or violence or even P.E. that has them worried. It's eggs. Eggs, peanuts, and other such deadly toxins. Yes, these can indeed be deadly to kids who are...

(Mis)Adventures in Food Allergies

I never had to deal with allergies of any type until a few years ago, when my daughter started having troubles with dairy. While she eventually outgrew her allergy, my son is still going strong with his. Just the other day, we had the official blood ...

Banking on motherhood

Okay, so say you're a young woman, looking into the future and planning your life. Your teenage years will be awkward, a time to learn about inter-personal relationships, even as you come to grips with the hormones raging through your body as it beco...

Boy hatches chick out of egg from carton

I have some very exuberant vegan friends and a wildly active imagination, and I've often had to violently restrain myself from envisioning what I am actually eating when I chow down on a plate of scrambled eggs. It's an ovum, for the love of Pete, an...

Easter Crafts

I am not very crafty, nor am I particularly religious, but when a chocolate Easter bunny arrived for Nolan from my Mom earlier this week, I began to think about fun things we could do together on Easter. I don't think colouring eggs would hold his at...

Unique ideas for Easter Eggs

Every year, come Easter time, I have high hopes of decorating eggs. If you could see into my mind, you'd see that I plan on having an egg that would make Monet proud. Instead, I end up with eggs that looked like they were created by a color-blind fir...

Scientists look to desensitize kids to allergies

A new study on children with egg allergies gives hope to the millions of families dealing with food allergies. The study, a collaboration between scientists at Duke University and The University of Arkansas, focused on desensitizing people to their a...

Creative collaborations with toddlers: cooking

I have never claimed to be the sharpest knife in the drawer, most days I have so few functional synapses that I am lucky to walk upright. This lack of brain function is likely why one of my youngest son's daily activities involves the mixing bowl and...

Blogging Baby Diner: It's Quiche-tastic

Quiche (or "egg pie" as it's called around my house) is one of my favorite dishes to make because it's so easy and versatile. They can be with any number of meat, veggie, herb and cheese addtions. Plus, they use eggs which all kids love to ...

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