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When Food Allergies Undermine Authority

When Food Allergies Undermine Authority
A while back, I saw a question posed in a food allergy forum about discipline. The person was asking if food allergy parents ever have a...
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Speaking up to adults

Speaking up to adults
I thought of the same distressing memory today, as I have a hundred times before. Beginning to tell my stories, my family’s stories, and connect with...
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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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Hidden Foods, the Holidays and Relatives with Good Intentions

Hidden Foods, the Holidays and Relatives with Good Intentions
Parents often feel alone in the battle against food allergies. Even though there are 15 million people who suffer with food allergies, it can still feel...
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Help Your Food-Allergic Child Feel Confident, Not Fearful

Help Your Food-Allergic Child Feel Confident, Not Fearful
With food allergies, it’s necessary to maintain concern in order to be vigilant about the problem food. But it’s important not to instill anxiety in your...
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Know How to Recognize Food Allergy Symptoms (Especially if Your Child Has Food Allergic Friends)

Know How to Recognize Food Allergy Symptoms (Especially if Your Child Has Food Allergic Friends)
It takes a village to protect a child with allergies, but some parents say managing their kids’ diet has strained relations with friends and family and...
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Enjoy a ‘No Fear of Food’ Halloween

Enjoy a ‘No Fear of Food’ Halloween
Believe it or not — it really is possible to have a fun, happy Halloween without the worry of food allergies and fear of food. In...
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Safe Snacks and Food Sharing Tips for Food Allergic Kids

Safe Snacks and Food Sharing Tips for Food Allergic Kids
Kids love to share snacks and trade lunches on the playground or at school, which can be a serious risk if they have food allergies. Young...
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Attention Parents of Kids with Food Allergies! Three Important Back-to-School Topics

Attention Parents of Kids with Food Allergies! Three Important Back-to-School Topics
Getting back into the swing of school after a fun, active summer can be challenging for the whole family. That’s why parents with food-allergic children understand...
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Yummy Recipes for Food-Allergic Kids’ Birthday Cakes

Yummy Recipes for Food-Allergic Kids’ Birthday Cakes
If your child has a food allergy then you are all too familiar with the problems of cakes and treats at classroom birthday parties. However, your...
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Teach Your Child How to Deal with Food Allergy Bullies at School

Teach Your Child How to Deal with Food Allergy Bullies at School
Bullying is unacceptable behavior regardless of where it occurs, but children with food allergies have a personal perspective of what bullying feels like. As a parent of a...
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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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Declaring Our Independence From Food Allergy Fears

b2ap3_thumbnail_NewFireworks.jpg While celebrating the 237th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, I’ve been thinking a lot about its meaning. The power and courage it...
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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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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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