How Finding Gratitude Helped Me Overcome Trauma

Motherhood didn’t pan out the way I anticipated, not even a little bit. It was so much more electrifying and terrifying and amazing than I ever Read...
Carrie Saum    |   01.30.18   |   SHARE
[My son] is not gross.

No, Party City, People Who Suffer With Food Allergies Are Not "Gross"

Party City’s food allergies ad wasn’t an innocent lapse in judgment or poor agency vetting. It was a revelation of their core values. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   01.24.18   |   SHARE
Fig Butter and Goat Cheese Flatbread

Fig Butter And Goat Cheese Flatbread

*/ /*-->*/ Last July, my body birthed a tiny baby girl. Her name is Haven. (Here she is!) Pretty adorable, right? Her little light is so bright, Read...
Carrie Saum    |   01.12.18   |   SHARE
How you feed your baby isn't nearly as important as making sure your baby gets fed.

These Tweets Show That "Fed Is Best" When It Comes To Infant Feeding

ICYMI: Ravishly recently hosted a Twitter chat all about infant feeding. We loved talking with panelists Joni Edelman, Erin Khar, and Carrie Saum of Read...
Ravishly Staff    |   07.21.17   |   SHARE
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The Invisibility Of Motherhood

I didn't have even an ounce of energy to spare to process my own feelings. Everything I had went to my son. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   04.19.17   |   SHARE
You are not your trauma.

6 Ways To Cope With Trauma

*/ /*-->*/ A few years ago, the universe gave me a beautiful son, E. He suffered a stroke shortly after birth, and then was diagnosed with a rare Read...
Carrie Saum    |   01.4.17   |   SHARE
The Teal Pumpkin Project helps protect kids with food allergies

What Is The Teal Pumpkin Project? Help Protect Kids This Halloween (With Printable)

Last year, Ashton Kutcher tweeted about the Teal Pumpkin Project for Halloween. The food allergy community lost its damn mind in the best way. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   10.27.16   |   SHARE
I wish people would stop assuming they know how to fix my kid. Image: Carrie Saum.

For Food Allergy Awareness Month: My Son Has FPIES

[CN: emetophobia] I wish my son's gut could handle more than a few foods. I wish there were a magic Google function that could tell me and all of Read...
Carrie Saum    |   05.13.16   |   SHARE