After spending over a decade overseas, Pauline was repatriated to the Bay Area in 2019 with her husband, a Bay Area native, and their son. Pauline grew up in Toronto and has held various corporate positions – from governance to marketing and public relations to brand management and strategy – in the themed attractions industry (the business of fun!). When she is not mom-ing at home and on SFBAM, Pauline enjoys traveling, photography, sports, music, going to the beach, and visiting theme parks.

Babies, Eczema, and Allergies… Oh My!

All babies have sensitive skin, but some babies could be even more sensitive than others. I'm sure many of you have spotted skin irritation on your baby and have shared a photo of it...

The Difference Between Food Sensitivity and True Allergy

Do you or your loved ones get a stomach ache after eating certain foods like pasta or ice cream? Or perhaps you've been avoiding certain foods because you believe you are allergic to them?...

Tackling Food Allergies: How SLIT Helps in the OIT Journey

If you're not an Allergy Parent or have severe allergies yourself, you may not be as painstakingly aware of the real dangers of severe allergies (and not just nut allergies!) - especially in children...

Does Moving Get Any Easier the More You Do It?

  Short answer: no. However, your process may be more streamlined the more times you move, and things may come together smoother the next time. We recently moved out of the city to the suburbs. Before...

Allergy Mythbusters with Dr. Jain of Columbia Allergy

Editor's Note: This video is part of the ongoing allergy series in partnership with Columbia Allergy. To learn more about allergies, eczema, and related topics, please refer to our Allergy Guide!   On our recent visit...

5 Ways to Save the Oceans This Summer

Every 8th day of June is World Oceans Day. It was first declared at the Global Forum, a parallel event at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in 1992 and was...

7 Signs Your Child May Have Food Allergies

We found out our son had a food allergy when he was just 6 months old. As parents who do not suffer from food allergies, we were dumbfounded when the first reaction happened. The...

What is Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) and What is it Like?

Food allergies are on the rise, and besides being terrifying, they can also be a real hindrance to the quality of life - especially for our little ones. We have just embarked on the...

Life-Changing Treatment for Seasonal and Environmental Allergy Sufferers

One of the things people dread the most about spring is (ACHOO!) allergies. Seasonal allergies can be so debilitating, with many women attesting the crippling effects of severe menstrual cramps or getting the flu. More...

Growing Up A Lamb – My Meaning of Mariah Carey

I remember it as if it was yesterday – it all began one summer in the mid-90’s. The sun was blazing and the radio was blaring in my cousin’s car on a fine L.A....
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