Category Archives: Things I’ve Learned

Inviting friends to sit at Allergy lunch table

I was asked a question by a parent of my daughter’s classmate: What lunch can I pack so my child can safely eat with her friend at the “allergy” table in the lunchroom?

Initially, I was thrilled (yay! someone wants to take the time to learn and keep kids with food allergies safe!), then a little panicked (OK, I trust THIS parent, but Continue reading

Things I’ve Learned: There’s An App for That

Of course, I have a Droid, but, for those of you with iPhones, this seems like it’s worth checking out.

Food allergy site foodsyoucan.co.uk has launched a free iPhone application which will help allergy sufferers Continue reading

Things I’ve Learned: PN/TN in Miracle-Gro Potting Soil

So, I decided to call Scotts Consumer Help Line (1-888-270-3714) before I ventured out into the garden with my daughter with ana PA.  I had heard rumors of peanuts as ingredients in potting soil, and wanted to get more information.  Continue reading

Newly Diagnosed with Food Allergy(ies)- Now What?

When you learn your child has a food allergy(ies), regardless if their reaction is a mild skin irritation or life threatening anaphylaxis, the diagnosis can bring a mix of thoughts and emotions and questions.  

To help you Continue reading