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Category Archives: Food Allergy Issues

Happy Food Allergy Friendly Halloween!

It’s the time of year that use to make my anxiety rise as a food allergy mama. The time of year when our little ones can dress as anything they … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Advice for the new Food Allergy Family from Allergic Girl

Author and activist Sloane Miller answers our question, “what advice do you have for those that are newly diagnosed with a food allergy?” I was born with food allergies. I … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · 3 Comments

Food Allergies and 504 Planning

A 504 plan lays out the management of accommodations or modifications for a child in elementary or a secondary school so that they can participate safely and equally along side their … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

We Have Food Allergies: Can We Still Eat Out?

Imagine having a child with a life-threatening allergy and being too afraid of the possibility of an anaphylactic reaction to attempt the “simple” act of having a meal at a restaurant. … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

Our Introduction to Food Allergy Awareness

When my Lilly was 10 months old I let her take a bite from a power bar that I was eating. That single small bite changed our lives. She broke … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · 19 Comments

Emergency Epinephrine Act

On November 13 President Obama signed into law the Emergency Epinephrine Act. Per The White House Blog, this is the first federal law encouraging schools to have non prescribed epinephrine … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment