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12/22/2016
...FOOD Check out 3 great tips for hosting parties and get togethers where some guests have food allergies Browse delicious recipes for a festive holiday FAACT offers this list of fabulous tips to make sure you maintain allergy safety with food during the holiday season The pretty bee shares how to stock your pantry for holiday baking Kids With Food Allergies has several great guides for recipe substitution OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES Family outdoor activities for...
06/10/2014
Today’s post is from Elizabeth Bostic of Thriving with Allergies. Elizabeth is an art teacher and artist living in rural Iowa. She is a mother of two fantastic kids who happen to have food allergies, environmental allergies, and asthma. She draws inspiration from her everyday experiences, and learning to help her children thrive with allergies and asthma. You can find more of her blog posts and allergy related art work at www.thrivingwithallergies.blogspot.com School...
06/24/2010
It seems like every kid I know is talking about Toy Story 3 so chances are that your child is begging to go see it. However, a trip to the movie theater is a bit more complicated for a child with food allergies. Today we’ll go over some tips for having a safe and enjoyable movie theater experience. The Movie Theater Concession Stand If your child’s food allergies occur from ingesting food allergens,...
...Patient History: At six years old, Landen had ulcers throughout his esophagus and into his upper stomach. As his symptoms worsened Landen was unable to swallow solid food. “His life changed,” says Kara, Landen’s mother. “He couldn’t participate in normal childhood activities like sleepovers and birthday parties and it was very hard for him to understand why.” Landen’s family had to watch what they ate in front of him and their grocery budget was...
10/07/2015
...Family meal time The value in gathering the whole family around the table for dinner – with all devices turned off! – is that everyone can connect. Dinnertime presents an opportunity for every family member to talk about their day and spend valuable time with each other. As a society, a lot of our social activities revolve around food, so this makes sense! However, people with a diet that consists solely or primarily of formula...
Teaching your child about social distancing
09/28/2020
Social distancing is a new concept for all of us – and as hard as it is for adults to adopt, getting children to understand and cooperate with our new normal is super challenging. Here are some tips to help your little ones put social distancing into practice. “Six feet apart” may not mean much to children and could be hard for them to understand why it’s important to follow. Here are some...
Baby Rashes from A to Z (Acne to Eczema!) and When Is It a Milk Allergy?
04/18/2017
...perfumed powders Applying an over-the-counter moisturizer to your baby’s skin Keeping your baby’s fingernails filed short and smooth to minimize damage from scratching Using cotton mittens to help prevent scratching Dressing your baby in soft cotton fabrics to avoid possible fabric irritation Keeping your baby fresh and avoiding hot, humid environments Trying to keep your baby distracted from the itchiness with fun activities We’ve told you what we know about various common skin conditions that...
02/03/2015
...tube out themselves. Keep the tube covered with clothing to prevent this. Onesies work well for infants and toddlers. It’s also important to secure the tube during activities so that it doesn’t get pulled out. You can use various methods to secure the tube. Some companies make special wraps and clothing for protecting and accessing the feeding tube: Gus Gear Bundie Baby Tummy Tunnels Do you have any troubleshooting tips to share with other tube-feeding...
   
 
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