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How These Myths About Meal Planning For Food Allergies Were Making My Life Harder

How These Myths About Meal Planning For Food Allergies Were Making My Life Harder

My hope for you is to jump over the food allergy cooking ruts and avoid the stress that food allergies can create for your family. Instead, learn how to create a system that makes it feel like food allergies don’t exist in your home. Read this post to find out more.

What To Expect & How To Prepare For Your First (OR Second) Allergist Appointment

What To Expect & How To Prepare For Your First (OR Second) Allergist Appointment

When you’re new to food allergies you may be wondering how to prepare for your child’s allergist appointment, or what to expect when you go to your first allergist appointment. This post explains what you need to know.

How I'm Making Cooking for our Special Diets Easier

How I'm Making Cooking for our Special Diets Easier

Learn about food allergy recipes and how to make food allergy cooking easier.

How To Host Kids With Food Allergies

Need a little mom inspiration for food allergy aware playdate activities?  This post will give you 6 tips for hosting a child with food allergies.

Can My Child Have Anaphylaxis From Touching Their Allergen?

What are the facts about anaphylaxis and touching a food allergen?  Read about skin contact risk and how it might affect Valentines Day.

Seven Things I Wish I Knew When My Daughters Were First Diagnosed With Food Allergies

Dear Younger Me,

I see you and I know you.  You feel alone and unprepared right now.  Your helpless, precious child has been diagnosed with a severe food allergy.  You’ve already seen the power this disease has when your sweet babe became swollen beyond recognition with hives, redness and itchiness. 

Holiday Traditions That Don't Involve Food

Many Christmas traditions involve food.  You know, building and decorating gingerbread houses, opening chocolate candy from the advent calendar, putting milk and cookies out for Santa.  I’m not saying that’s a bad thing, but the food focus can be REALLY hard when you’ve got a child with food allergies.  So what happens if we don’t want to focus on food-based traditions?  Or maybe we just want something a little less intensive than Elf On A Shelf?  Well, I’ve got you covered!  I’ve scoured the internet for some fun, meaningful food allergy friendly holiday traditions & activity ideas and included a few of our own traditions as well.