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Feeding Eden: A Reader Comments

I wrote Feeding Eden for two reasons: 1. So people and especially parents who live with food allergies could read their story (at least in part.) 2. So people who don’t live with food allergies could read our story. Following is an exerpt from a note I received from a reader named Jennifer L: I just […]

What’s in a Name?

Many readers have asked me how Eden feels about having, not just a book written about his food allergies, but also a book title with his name. I can sum my answer up into a single sentence but I prefer this story: Years ago, there was a fruit vendor on the corner of Lexington Avenue […]

Pub Day! (But what does it mean?)

From what I can tell first time authors learn this term “Pub Day” way before they need to. If you’ve never published a book and had not aspired to, than Pub Day is a rather abstract concept.  Your agent tells you a date that barely registers because you are so worked up about all that […]

Brain Juice

February and March are low energy months for me. I’m not a winter person and even though we’ve had a mild one in NYC this year, I still find myself looking for recharges. When my body feels dull I try to move it (just a bit.) And when my brain feels dull I do the […]

Lightening Up

It’s a cliche … but I believe that laughing can make almost anyone (and especially parents) feel better about almost anything. That’s why I like to read laugh-out-loud writing at the end of trying days. And lately, between winter weather, an upcoming publishing date and my children’s school responsibilities, it seems my whole family can become […]

Kid Tipster

Eden in the FAAN (Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network) Food Allergy News for Kids. Edens’s tips for the holidays and blurb: …allergic to milk, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, sesame, salmon and some legumes. “During the holiday’s when I have a safe food that my mom has made for me, I like for other people to eat […]


The front of my apartment building has just emerged from months of scaffolding. My site here has been under a similar cloak of construction and it feels great to be writing in my own home again. Much has happened since my blog post: Feeding Eden: The Trials and Triumphs of a Food Allergy Family became […]