When our child entered Kindergarten, the concept of peanut free schools didn’t exist and trying to educate his teachers about food allergens was quite a challenge to say the least. My only choice was to teach our child how to live with food allergies.
At the age of two, I started taking him to the supermarket almost daily to help him visually learn what he could and could not eat. By age four, he was reading labels and could tell if it was safe to eat the food. “Better safe than sorry” continues to be our mantra. Not eating and...
Online surveys continue to demonstrate the need to help educate parents of food allergic kids about the importance of reading labels, teaching their children how to avoid food allergens, and ensure they have immediate access to life saving epinephrine at all times.
A survey, conducted by Harris Interactive and commissioned by Mylan Specialty, included more than 300 U.S. parents of children with life-threatening allergies and found that nearly 90% of their children have holiday events planned with friends and family or at school. When self reporting about habits surrounding how they help prevent or prepare for anaphylaxis, less than...
It seems like no matter how much time goes by, when a child enters Kindergarten, the concept of peanut free schools either look like a thing of the future or the past. Does the concept still exist? Is trying to educate teachers about food allergens getting easier or just as much as a challenge as it was ten years ago?
It seems that the best choice for parents no matter how many years go by or how many schools are implementing "special " efforts is to teach your child how to live with food allergies.
This is the story of how...
Here are some allergy free vitamins that some of our customers have recommended.
These are available at Costco:
The label reads:
Gummy vitamins for adults
This product contains natural source colours and flavours. Contains no
wheat(gluten), milk, lactose, eggs, peanuts or soy.
They also make a multi-vitamin called MultiVites, Gummy vitamins for Adults.