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How To Make Perfect Spaghetti Squash In 4 Steps

Not many people realize that spaghetti squash may be the perfect wheat-free, gluten-free, paleo-friendly, low carb, low calorie solution to pasta. Spaghetti squash is also super nutritious, offering significant amounts of vitamin C, vitamin A, iron, calcium, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which support a healthy immune system and can help prevent heart disease.
11/04/2015 02:02 EST
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What I Learned From My Child's Accidental EpiPen Injection

I used to make jokes and wonder how someone could "accidentally" give themselves an epinephrine shot -- until it happened to us. My three-year-old son once found an EpiPen on the counter and thought it was the practice EpiPen that we allow him to play with. I don't recommend that anyone use epinephrine unless it's absolutely necessary, but I did take away some positive lessons.
09/08/2015 12:48 EDT
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5 Essentials for Eating Out Safely With Food Allergies

Living in a world where my son is constantly surrounded by his allergens (a.k.a. danger) can be difficult, but with time I've learned how to make outings manageable by being prepared. I start with the usual necessities like keys, wallet and cell phone, and then my list veers away from the norm to items that some may find extraneous, but are essential for my son's safety (and my sanity).
08/26/2015 05:08 EDT