Once again, I’ll start by saying that I may step on some toes with this post, but I’ll put it as simple as I can…Educate Yourself!! There is so much information out there to know how to accommodate and “raise” your food allergic child. Common sense can take you a long way, but some of Read More
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The WHAT IF’S of Living with Food Allergies
So how do we organize, implement and monitor our child’s safety when they have multiple food allergies? I call it “The WHAT IF’S” of Living with Food Allergies. I once had a lady ask me as we were sitting in the doctor’s office for a visit, “Why does she (Nat) have a medical I.D. bracelet Read More
To the couple sitting next to us waiting to order….
To the couple sitting next to us waiting to order, sorry about the wait but we have a few questions we must ask the waitress. We would love to be able to come in, sit down and place our order without hesitation, but we decided to bring our daughter with us. It’s a little more Read More
Letting Go of the Anxiety and Embracing an Unusual Support System
As most doctor’s have told us, food allergies and asthma go hand in hand. What they neglected to tell us was that food allergies and anxiety go hand in hand as well. It’s a lifestyle you never foresee being so intense. When people hear of someone having a food allergy, most tend to think that Read More
The Correlation between Benadryl, Epinephrine and Anaphylaxis
Ok, so I’m no expert on this subject, but I can say that I’ve had enough hands on experience with all three to know the difference and the effect they have on the body. I continue to read articles and posts on social media where parents are concerned about giving their child Benadryl for anaphylaxis. Read More
Is there such a thing as Support Group Overload
Can you really have too much support? The answer surprised me as well.
Hack: Amazing Uses for those Empty Epipen Cases
If you are anything like me, then you attempt to try and make use of everything you have in possession. Now, I wouldn’t call myself a hoarder, but if I paid good money for it, it’s going to get used in all capacities that it can. Especially if it costs me $100 a pop. We Read More
Tips to attend a Peanut Allowed Event with an Allergic Child
How to make the best and most convenient choices possible attending public events.
How to Vacation with a Food Allergic Child
It’s always great when you can finally take time off from a busy work schedule, pack up, grab the kids, and head off for adventure and some relaxation. Well, easier said than done when you vacation with a child who has some food allergies. It’s no longer just going any place or any where. Planning Read More
That title may not sound like much, but for Nat, it’s right on point! Yes, it can be a “challenge” just to try and eat something. Especially something new. She’s 9 years old now and still experiencing new foods. Whenever she tries something new, it’s always a photo op for us. We get so excited Read More