What is a Total Elimination Diet?

Eating A Total Elimination Diet When You Have A History Of Disordered Eating

As someone who has battled bulimia, overeating, and a fairly disordered relationship with food, a Total Elimination Diet (or TED) is daunting and Read...
Carrie Saum    |   02.2.18   |   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
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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
At the time, no one could tell me why I was suddenly visiting the ER on a monthly basis. Image: Thinkstock

Having A Rough Childhood Can Affect Your Health As An Adult

Prescribe, refer, repeat — that was the drill for several years. It wasn’t until I started to explore the impact of childhood adversity that I saw Read...
Diana-Ashley Krach    |   06.28.16   |   SHARE
Part of the depression of summer SAD is due to FOMO (“fear of missing out”). Image: Image: Tú Anh/Pixabay.

I Have Seasonal Affective Disorder — In The Summer

Seasonal Affective Disorder, a common mood disorder that was first described by Dr. Norman Rosenthal in 1984, is mostly discussed in terms of how it Read...
Lachrista Greco    |   06.27.16   |   SHARE