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Going to Preschool Or Daycare with Food Allergies
08/19/2009
...The first day of preschool or daycare is an exciting time for young children. It’s usually also an exciting time for parents, too! Sometimes, introducing little ones with food allergies and related conditions into a new environment can be scary. Depending on the severity of the allergy, even a bit dangerous. If this situation is one you’ll be facing soon, it is important to educate and remind your child’s teachers and caregivers about food...
01/28/2011
...If you have toddlers, you know that January through March is preschool sign-up season. Starting preschool is a big step for all parents and children. If you have a child with food allergies, this may be the first time your child has spent extended periods of time outside of your care. So, it is extra important to find a preschool or childcare facility that is willing to accommodate your child’s allergies, and to make...
07/18/2012
...The American Academy of Pediatrics recently published a study titled “Allergic Reactions to Foods in Preschool-Aged Children in a Prospective Obse r vational Food Allergy Study”. Since this is a topic near and dear to most of your hearts, I wanted to summarize their findings in today’s post. The authors studied 512 infants and preschool-aged children with likely egg or milk allergies to learn more about the frequency and circumstances of food related allergic...
Solid Foods and Picky Eating?
10/20/2017
...the Journal of the American Dietetic Association for your consideration. The Article and the Study The title of the article is “Associations of Infant Feeding Practices and Picky Eating Behaviors of Preschool Children.” We can simplify it to “how feeding infants might add to picky eating later on.” The authors looked at how feeding patterns in infancy, when eating patterns start to develop, affect eating behavior later in life. We know that every child will...
12/07/2010
For parents of children with severe food allergies, sending them off to school can be a scary thing. Not only is there a risk that they will accidentally be exposed to an allergen, but bullying is on the rise. The best way to guard against this is to educate your child’s school about food allergies, from the students to their principal and everyone in between. To get you started, we’ve put together...
10/09/2008
...contain milk or egg. Cherries can contain almonds! This is not the time for you to let your guard down. Attend the party. You will be amazed at what you will find. My son attended a “peanut-free” preschool and received a full-sized Snickers bar in his treat bag! (I confiscated it and enjoyed it later that evening!) Even when you think you have the party food covered, other parents may use food in their party...
Back to School With Food Allergies
08/18/2016
...it comes to food allergies? The school years can be some of the most fun and memorable experiences we have; following some of these back to school tips can help ensure your child’s first day back is no exception! BONUS: If your little one is going to school (or preschool) for the first time this year, make sure to read over 11 Tips for the First Day of School with Food Allergies we shared previously....
11/01/2017
Do you find yourself in the morning frenzy mode as you get your kids AND their lunches ready for school? You are not alone! Rushing in the morning can be stressful and potentially can put you into a lunch idea rut. To help you saygoodbye to boring and dull lunches and to help lessen some of that morning frenzy stress, here’s some inspirational ideas that you might find useful. We started this round-up...
   
 
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