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Spreading Food Allergy Awareness One Teal Pumpkin at a Time
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 17, 2014 3:42 PM · 1 comment
Two years ago when Becky Basalone and her two young sons first painted a pumpkin teal, she had no idea where that little pumpkin would lead. Becky had recently started FACET (Food Allergy Community of East Tennessee), an AAFA-affiliated support group....
 
Jo Frost Talks About Managing Life-Threatening Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. May 19, 2014 2:41 PM · 1 comment
Jo Frost, also known as Supernanny, shared her insights with us about living with food allergies herself and tips for parents raising children with food allergies.   Childcare expert and child advocate Jo Frost, also known to many of her...
 
Hope and Inspiration: Restoring My Faith in Humanity
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. February 14, 2014 11:56 AM · 1 comment
HOPE and INSPIRATION: RESTORING MY FAITH IN HUMANITY Here's a wonderful story mom Sally shared with us. Thank you for sharing and for supporting Kids With Food Allergies Foundation ! “ I would like to share a story that truly restored my faith...
 
Potential Food Allergens in Preschool,  School, Camp Crafts & Activities
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. September 17, 2013 8:00 PM · 16 comments
According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, “Food used in lesson plans for math or science, crafts, and cooking classes may need to be substituted depending on the allergies of the students.” The guide below...
 
A Parent's Review: Sili Squeeze (Squeezable, Refillable Food Container)
by melkorey melkorey is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. August 14, 2013 11:59 AM · 2 comments
 by Cristi Schwamb I remember when my son was a preschooler and we were managing milk, egg, and nut allergies. It seemed like the coolest snack treat his friends had was squeezable yogurt. I could buy him soy yogurt, but I couldn't figure out a...
 
Q&A with Author of Learning to Bake Allergen-Free
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. June 14, 2013 1:05 PM
By Susan Weissman My kitchen shelves hold almost every allergy-friendly cookbook known to man. But "Learning to Bake Allergen-Free" by Colette Martin is one of the most instructive, specific and foolproof for me . Let's face it: We allergy moms...
 
Celebrating Hanukah When Your Child Has Food Allergies
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. December 3, 2012 7:00 AM · 2 comments
Celebrating Hanukah When Your Child Has Food Allergies by Yael Weinstein In a few days, Jews all over the world will be celebrating Hanukah. Hanukah is a fun filled holiday, but like many Jewish celebrations, food is a highlight to heighten...
 
Celebrating Thanksgiving – Focus on the Day, Not on the Food
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. November 13, 2012 6:00 AM · 1 comment
Celebrating Thanksgiving – Focus on the Day, Not on the Food by Tami L. Pyles My family manages food allergies on a daily basis - and our job becomes even more important as we head into the holiday season.  As we begin our...
 
3 Tricks to Managing Food Allergies at Halloween
by Kids With Food Allergies Kids With Food Allergies is offline. Click for Member Snapshot. October 9, 2012 2:42 PM · 3 comments
 By Tami L. Pyles As the calendar flips from September to October and signs of fall begin to appear, it is time for parents to start thinking about Halloween.  My plans are already forming as we prepare for another Halloween with our...