Food Allergies During the Holidays
TRICK OR TREATING WITH A NUT ALLERGIC CHILD
We get it. Trick or treating is downright SCARY when you have a child with severe food allergies. Unsafe food is everywhere, and one mistake can be fatal. Scary as it might be, none of us want our kids to miss out on what's meant to be one of the most exciting nights of their year! Our best advice is be prepared and armed but also try to relax! Read on for our tips on how to keep your allergic trick or treater safe this Halloween.
Bo and Ty Sweets' Tips for...
All of us who have nut allergic children can attest to the great amount of stress we constantly feel trying to keep our kids safe. Get ready, because that stress is about to skyrocket with so many holiday celebrations coming up.
Soo..... I thought a little humor could take the edge off. All of these comics are from foodallergyfun.com.
Get Ready for a Nut-Free Thanksgiving!
You’ve finally gotten settled in to the swing of the school year, your cozy sweaters have made their seasonal debut and now, your thoughts are turned to Thanksgiving and the fact that the holiday season is upon us already! There is no better time of the year to come together with family and friends for festive gatherings, football games in the park and, of course, Thanksgiving dinner. As the parents of children with serious food allergies, these dinner gatherings induce a twinge of fear especially if they aren’t being held in your home.
We’ve all had the experience of walking in...
Bo & Ty Sweets Tips for Managing Holiday Stress
Food allergy sufferers, we've got your back this holiday season!
With the holidays right around the corner, we are all gearing up for lots of parties and celebrations with family and friends. Sounds fun, but what that translates to for food allergy families is: "Oh no. There will be lots of food. Cooked and prepared by lots of people. Not in my own kitchen or under my watchful eye." Scary predicament for those of us who have kids with food allergies!
We've put together a list of helpful tips to help mitigate the stress and ensure a smooth and reaction-free meal:
1. Ask ahead of...
Halloween in my Rearview Mirror!
It’s November 1st and Halloween is successfully in our rearview mirror. Most kids are crashing from a sugar high today (as are their tired parents) but I am riding high because the most panic inducing night of my year is behind us - woohoo!