Treat your precious child just like every other child. Don’t hover too much, don’t butt in too often. be watchful, but let your child be a child. They, and the money you won’t spend on therapy later in life, will thank you.
Parties, especially classroom celebrations, seem to have died down in recent years. This might be because we are becoming politically correct about who and what and when to celebrate. Or it might be because of food allergies.
As someone with a severe food allergy, I understand from the kid’s perspective how terrifying birthday parties, buffets, and school lunches can be. I’m sure it is 100% worse to be the parent: letting your allergic child fly from the nest. But you can take very specific steps to help your child survive out in the […]
Teachers and schools ban specific foods for a specific reason: to keep a highly allergic child safe. It is not to take away a lunch choice for your picky child. It is not be weird about food, or run up your grocery bill, or make your life harder.
It is no secret: more and more children have serious and/or life-threatening allergies. For many of these kids, even being in the same area as the allergen can be deadly.