NON-CANDY VALENTINE IDEAS

non-candy valentine ideas

Non-Candy Valentine Ideas Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and when you have food allergic kids, this holiday can be particularly rough. Candy is everywhere and it either has allergens or may not be cross contact safe. What’s a parent to do to make this occasion fun for even the most allergic kids? Put […]

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ORAL FOOD CHALLENGE ADVICE – FOOD ALLERGY

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ORAL FOOD CHALLENGE Are you done with tests and ready to try the REAL FOOD? If you’re at this stage, then you’re probably betting (and hoping!) that you’re likely NOT allergic to the challenge food. This should only be done in a doctor’s office, NOT at home. Below, we’ll share some oral food challenge advice so […]

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7 STEPS TO EMPOWER KIDS WITH FOOD ALLERGIES

Empower kids with food allergies

Empower our Kids with Food Allergies Food Allergy Facts and Statistics 1 in every 13 children in the U.S. is affected by Food Allergies 15 million Americans have food allergies, including 5.9 million children under age 18. About 30 percent of children with food allergies are allergic to more than one food. Facts cited from […]

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EASY! 5 STEPS TO AN ALLERGY SAFE HALLOWEEN

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With Halloween right around the corner, it’s normal to feel a little apprehensive. There’s parties, food, and candy everywhere and that’s usually not a good sign when you are allergic to nuts, dairy, or anything else. But… is it possible to have an allergy safe Halloween? The sample sized candies and chocolates that are passed […]

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WHY YOU NEED A FOOD ALLERGY ACTION PLAN

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When it comes to an allergy (nut allergy, dairy allergy, egg allergy, or any other allergy), pediatricians and allergists usually advise strict avoidance and prescribe a pair of EpiPens in case of an allergic reaction. The EpiPens are to be brought everywhere you go. However, what else do you need to bring along with the […]

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BRILLIANT WAY TO PRACTICE THE EPIPEN RIGHT NOW

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PRACTICE THE EPIPEN Do you know how to use your EpiPen? Are you ready to administer it if a serious allergic reaction occurs? You want to be confident that you’ll know what to do and how it will feel. Like the saying goes, PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT. The more you practice your EpiPen, the better you’ll […]

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12 NUT FREE CHOCOLATE BRANDS

Nut free chocolate brands

Being allergic to nuts makes it difficult to find safe chocolate. Allergic or not, we all get a little craving for chocolate at some point, don’t we? And how else can you make chocolate chip cookies, trail mix, or s’mores?! Here are 12 allergen friendly, safe, nut free chocolate brands that will make your life […]

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