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Raising a Teen with Food Allergies: First Kisses and Fighting Bubble Tendencies

Raising a Teen with Food Allergies: First Kisses and Fighting Bubble Tendencies
Do you remember your first kiss? I do. It was messy and awful, but I still couldn’t wait to tell my friends. I never shared this...
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Egg-Free Cake Decorating 101

Egg-Free Cake Decorating 101
My sons' cakes are different from other people's cakes.  We have multiple food allergies in the house (me to tree nut, Kal to peanut, and Zax...
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What makes the current peanut allergy prevention study so much better than past studies?

Re-posting from http://foodallergysleuth.blogspot.com/Update (2/27/15): Because of the concern among parents who have children with peanut allergies, the Kids with Food Allergies Foundation has issued the following statement....
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8 Ideas to Prevent Kitchen Burnout

In most households, the cooking duties generally defaults to one person. In our household, that task falls squarely on my shoulders. It has been this way...
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Outgrowing Food Allergies: What are the Odds?

Outgrowing Food Allergies: What are the Odds?
Whether or not a food allergy can be outgrown depends largely on the type of food your child is allergic to, as well as the severity...
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Food Allergy Education Using Role Playing

Food Allergy Education Using Role Playing
With a little guidance and imagination, you can help your child to understand his or her food allergies. When your child feels left out of a...
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How to utilize coupons when you're gluten free.

How to utilize coupons when you're gluten free.
Do you live gluten free? Do you hate how much more gluten free items cost? Is the financial impact taking a toll on your wallet? If...
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Top 20 Reasons We're Grateful for Food Allergies

FamDown Grateful? For this annoying, often terrifying condition that disrupts our family and threatens our kid's life every day? Well, yeah. Food allergies are decidedly not all...
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Traveling with Food Allergies can be Easier than you Think!

Traveling with Food Allergies can be Easier than you Think!
Traveling in itself is often challenging enough, but for families with food-allergic children, taking the correct steps and making the right plans can make traveling with...
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An Open Letter to Food Allergy Parents

An Open Letter to Food Allergy Parents
(The following originally appeared in Pure and Peanut Free on August 8, 2013.  I'm sharing it here in honor of Mother's Day and Food Allergy Awareness...
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Can Children with Food Allergies Go to Summer Camp? Yes!

Can Children with Food Allergies Go to Summer Camp? Yes!
Childhood memories of those adventurous days at summer camp are still some of the best times many of us have about growing up. However, some kids...
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Teach Your Food-Allergic Child to Manage their Food Allergy Responsibly

Teach Your Food-Allergic Child to Manage their Food Allergy Responsibly
Empowering your food-allergic child to manage their food allergy is essential as they grow older. As a parent, you naturally have more control when your child is...
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Are Peanuts the Only “Bad Boy” Legume?

Are Peanuts the Only “Bad Boy” Legume?
While peanut allergies are the most prevalent of food allergies, there are other legumes to which some children may have an allergic reaction. Peanuts are often...
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Can Children Overcome Food Allergies?

Can Children Overcome Food Allergies?
Of the eight most common food allergies found in children; milk, eggs, wheat and soy allergies are the easiest to outgrow. Some children are fortunate enough to...
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Guiding Your Child’s Attitude About Food Allergies

Guiding Your Child’s Attitude About Food Allergies
Whether it’s a holiday meal or a class party, children with food allergies will sooner or later encounter scenarios where they cannot participate. These children would...
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