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Kayla
Kayla, my oldest. She is 4 1/2 and is a sweet, loving and silly little girl. She took us 2 ½ years and 3 IVF’s to conceive. Kayla is allergic to dairy. We manage her allergy and work to balance her safety with giving her a normal childhood. Kayla loves to read books and play games - she amazes me every day.


Alysa
Alysa, my youngest. She is 3 years old and is a silly little spitfire. She’s our monkey and loves to climb on everything. She was a “natural” baby, but it was only b/c of my wonderful doctors that we were able to stop an impending miscarriage. Alysa suffers from Acid Reflux Disease and sleep apnea. She may be little, but she has a big personality. She adores her big sister and is so much fun to be around. She keeps me laughing every day.


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Saturday, March 01, 2008
Heartbreaking
In my travels at Wego Health, I came across this site, Safe 4 Kids. It's a Canadian based site that has information for kids living with life threatening food allergies. The part of this site that really touched me is the Art Gallery. It is a collection of drawings done by children with severe and life threatening food allergies and what their dreams are. It is heartbreaking to see that these kids just want to be able to go out for ice cream or eat a donut or go out to a restaurant. They just want to be normal kids and not worry about what foods they eat.

I definitely think it's worth the trip over there. I think these drawings are something could help people be a bit more understanding about what these kids go through by giving them a glimpse into their world.


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2 Comments:
At 1:55 PM, Blogger Christine said...

We got the book "Peanut-Free Cafe" from the library and have been talking about Kayla's visit. We can't wait to see you!

 
At 1:05 PM, Blogger Happy Momma said...

Thank you for sharing the art gallery.

 

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