Ethan’s Progress Report

100_5086 Jumping back into a school routine was not easy, but it also was not as hard as I expected.  Monday went great, in part, I believe, because we were all rested and refreshed. Unfortunately, that only lasted for one day, because we had a severe thunderstorm on Monday night, and it threw us all off for Tuesday.  Luckily, it was a half day for Ethan because of Speech Therapy, so he was able to rest during the afternoon. His speech and communication is definitely progressing.  He has Continue...

Our Story

IMG_0565 Since I have several new readers and have received some questions about Ethan and about our family, I wanted to give a brief little overview of why I started Cooking for My Kids. Well, I actually started it to chronicle our life as we were going through some diet changes that we thought would benefit Ethan.  But, after Ethan and I both got sick making the diet changes, we ran some tests on both of us to make sure that we could, in-fact, tolerate gluten and dairy.  The results indicated that Continue...

Joy, Encouragement, and Hope

Easter eggs Recently, I have given a lot of thought to how much information I share about our family.  And, I have also thought about what a glimpse of our day, our week, looks like to other people, some of who know us in real life, as well as some who only know us because of this blog. I started writing because we were at a huge turning point in our journey with Ethan, one that impacted our entire family because it was about our food decisions.  I honestly needed to try to make sense of it all, Continue...