Food Allergies

Ways to Teach Your Toddler How To Be Allergy-Aware

It’s never too early to start discussing food allergies with children. For many families, these discussions have taken place daily since their children were babies and experienced their first allergic reaction. Food allergy parents do this to keep our kids healthy and safe. But that isn’t enough. I’ve mentioned before that when it comes to… Read More Ways to Teach Your Toddler How To Be Allergy-Aware

Food Allergies, Holidays, Lifestyle

25 Nut-Free Candies Food Allergy Moms Will Love You For

Halloween…Christmas…Valentine’s Day…Easter… What were once carefree holidays spark dread in me now that I’m a Food Allergy Mom of a child who cannot eat peanuts. I can’t walk into a store and grab just any bag of candy; I have to read labels. I familiarize myself with what is being sold in stores weeks ahead… Read More 25 Nut-Free Candies Food Allergy Moms Will Love You For

Food Allergies, Parenting

5 Products for Children with Food Allergies

The number of children with food allergies is on the rise. According to FARE, it’s estimated that 15 million Americans have food allergies, including 5.9 million children under age 18. That’s 1 in 13 children, or roughly two in every classroom. Compared to children who don’t have food allergy, children with food allergies are two to four… Read More 5 Products for Children with Food Allergies