2 Biggest School Food Allergy Mistakes

Friday Food For Thought:  After speaking to a school nurse the other day, I was reminded of the two biggest mistakes us food allergy parents make every year!  Sometimes, these two errors are simply born out out of parents still riding the learning curve or possibly from us letting down our guard and being […]

Friday Thoughts: Back to School Planning in July!

I know it’s only July but we are actually running out time to get ready for school to start back up!  When managing life threatening food allergies and asthma, we have an extra dose of “gotta do” in getting ready for school.  My “nice to do” list is buying school supplies and maybe even […]

Friday Thoughts: Awards for Food Allergy Rock Stars

This Friday’s Food for Thought is about what I  learned from The Food Allergy Education Network (FAEN), founded by my friend Gina Mennett Lee.  FAEN annually honors “those who care for our children” via their FAEN Hero awards.  Gina’s group recognizes during Food Allergy Awareness week, adults and children who have “demonstrating diligence in […]

Dear Teacher of my Food Allergic Child

I wish I had written this letter in the fall, when school started.  As a teacher, you are the next most important and influential person in my child’s life.  As the school year ends, cards and gifts will flow to you with words of gratitude and how teachers change the world one child at […]