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09/25/2015
...inspirations! Family Fitness Night What a great way to get kids moving and put a positive spin on physical activity. These can be held at home, around the neighborhood or at a local community center. Home Fitness: When watching TV, turn commercial breaks into fitness breaks with simple moves like jumping jacks, marching, running in place or crunches. Create fun names to correspond to these and take turns with family members being the fitness break...
04/22/2011
...returning. Pet Allergies: It is especially difficult if someone in the family develops a pet allergy. Pets are often part of the family so getting rid of the allergen is not so easy. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology provides some tips on managing pet allergies in the home. Allergy-Friendly Cleaning Products: Cleaning can be tricky for allergy-sufferers because certain cleaning products can actually make allergies worse. Plus, if you have little ones...
03/15/2016
...“MOM! What’s for dinner, I’m HUNGRY!” (2 seconds later) “Me TOO!” Great! Two hungry kids and one has multiple food allergies. As if busy schedules weren’t enough of a squeeze on meal preparation time, add a child with food allergies to contend with and your challenges are multiplied. Are you dealing with this scenario? If so, family compromise is the key to avoiding making multiple dishes at each meal or alienating the child who...
11/01/2017
...someone who is buying groceries to accommodate varied diets types within a family. You can download FootSteps by Neocate to help you manage your child’s food allergy. 4. Avoid cross-contact at home – Milk Elimination Diet- Cross contact or cross-contamination, for example, occurs when one food without milk touches food with milk. Some children are so sensitive to milk proteins that this type of accidental exposure can result in anaphylaxis. One way to help avoid...
08/08/2019
...When the whole family dines allergen-free, the family members with a particular diet need will also feel supported and accepted. Many times a unique dietary need can feel lonely and isolating. While each of us is unique, differences can also help us stand out from the crowd for the wrong reasons. And everyone wants to feel accepted at home if nowhere else. Imagine how easy a diet change is when the whole family supports the...
06/15/2017
...is unique, differences can also help us stand out from the crowd for the wrong reasons. And everyone wants to feel accepted at home if nowhere else. Imagine how easy a diet change is when the whole family supports the new change. Reason #3 – Eliminate Accidental Exposure Having an allergen-free household also means the food allergens of concern are not even present in the household. This can be especially helpful as little ones explore...
04/22/2015
...The sun is out, the weather is warming up and it’s time to open your windows to the sun and beautiful spring. But if you or a family member suffers from seasonal allergens, then some serious spring cleaning is on the horizon for you. Whether you like this process or not, it’s necessary for allergy sufferers. While it is impossible to make your home completely allergen-free, below are 10 tips to clear most of...
09/17/2013
...To Manage Food Allergies at Home: Get a professional diagnosis. Don’t try to diagnose a food allergy yourself. Consult an allergist and develop an action plan for managing the allergy. This action plan should indicate which foods your child should avoid, and medications, such as an antihistamine or, for severe reactions, self-injectable epinephrine. Give your child’s food allergy action plan to people who regularly see your child, including relatives, caregivers and their friends’ parents. Always...
   
 
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