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05/28/2015
...food safety. Share food allergy resources, as necessary. Early and frequent communication with school nutrition staff helps support their success and can create peace of mind for both of you. Introduce your child to the school nutrition manager and staff. Everyone in the kitchen should know what your child looks like, as well as what is his/her food allergy or other diet restricting medical condition. Speak directly with the kitchen manager at your child’s school...
03/18/2010
...Summer camp is an invaluable childhood experience full of fun, learning and personal growth. However, for parents with children who have severe food allergies, sending your child away to camp can be very scary. How can you be sure there are safe food options? And what if there is an allergic reaction? Will the camp know what to do? These fears are legitimate but it doesn’t mean your child has to miss out on...
01/26/2017
...“Can I eat this?” At holidays, parties and family and school events, parents will eventually hear “Can I eat this?” from their child with food allergies. Hopefully, you have taught your child to always ask before taking a bite! You may not have had time to fully investigate the requested food, which requires not just reading the label, but may require calling the manufacturer of the prepared food. Consulting websites such as www.foodallergy.org or...
How to Explain Food Allergies to Relatives AND Help Them Understand Why They’re Important
09/17/2015
...Food allergies can be really tricky to understand. Do you remember the first time you learned about your loved one’s food allergy, and how many questions you had? Now imagine trying to explain food allergies to someone else, especially someone with no knowledge or experience of food allergies. Sounds tough! Eventually we all come to a time where we really, really need someone to understand our loved one’s food allergy. Especially when serious reactions...
09/21/2010
...AllerGator will catch anyone’s attention! This clothing line is sure to be a hit for younger children with food allergies Allergy Apparel – This line of food allergy awareness products may be the most popular with children. It is full of fashionable designs like skulls and peace signs while still alerting people about the child’s food allergies. SafetyTat – Write-on tattoos for communicating food allergies. They aren’t permanent! Each one has space to write in...
07/10/2017
...Managing your child’s multiple food allergies can be a daily challenge. There are food diaries and elimination diets. There is eating in versus dining out. It’s overwhelming and time-consuming to find safe ingredients and substitutes to allergens. Now there is an app for food allergy management — Footsteps from Neocate. I spent some time exploring the app, and here are my thoughts about how it helps food allergy management. Best Feature for food allergy...
10/19/2010
...When you have a child who suffers from food allergies, going out to dinner may seem impossible. Imagine all the questions you have to ask, items you have to keep track of, and letting go of kitchen control! Fortunately many large restaurant chains have picked up on how important it is to make sure they offer options and service to families managing food allergies. Many have standardized menus, which often include ingredient information, which...
04/24/2014
...Food allergies are complicated. It can be difficult for adults to fully understand them, so it’s no surprise that many parents struggle with how to help their little ones to understand them. In today’s post, we’ll cover some age-appropriate tips and resources to help you explain food allergies to your toddler or young child. At this age, it’s best to keep things as simple as possible and use words they can understand. Some...
   
 
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