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School & Food Allergies :: Questions to Ask

For food allergy families, navigating school — whether for toddlers or elementary and beyond — is very much a big part of school choice and school preparation. It is an extra layer to consider and, quite frankly, does require initiative and involvement above and beyond the more common school experience. So where do you start, […]

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Dear Food Allergy Parent: You Are Noticed

For all parents, keeping a child alive and well and safe can be a challenge. It takes attention to detail and a lot of work to remind our children of the simple dangers that lurk all around, even in innocent places. We turn our backs for three seconds, and our toddler decides to see just how […]

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Teal Is the New Orange: Halloween as a Food Allergy Mom

“Holiday stress” takes on new meaning when you are a food allergy mom. Large family gatherings, school parties, eating unfamiliar food while traveling, potluck meals, and gifts of homemade goodies are all opportunities for food allergens to sneak into the life of your food allergic child. Through lots of preparation (e.g., calling hosts in advance […]

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