'Tis the Season: 504 Plans

Fall and the start of school seem far away - I mean, who can think about going back to school when summer is just around the corner?! That said, many of you are now sitting in front of a pile of forms thinking about 504 Plans for your children for next fall. What is a 504 Plan, do I need one for my child and how do you even begin to complete it?

Food Allergy Education: Allergy and Asthma Today Spring 2016

Food Allergy Education: Allergy and Asthma Today Spring 2016

  As you all know, I strongly support the need for food allergy education in school.  The non-profit Allergy and Asthma Network (AANMA) recently picked...

Girl Scout Cookies Allergen Reference

Girl Scout Cookies Allergen Reference

I did a little research in the hopes that it helps you all make good decisions and allows you to support your local Brownies and Girl Scouts...

Three Sweet Ways to Say "I Love You" Dairy, Egg, Peanut and Tree Nut-Free

Three Sweet Ways to Say "I Love You" Dairy, Egg, Peanut and Tree Nut-Free

Here are three simple and easy to prepare ways to help you celebrate Valentine's Day safely. All the treats and delicious and free from dairy, egg, peanuts and tree nuts and two are gluten free as well!

A Look Ahead:  A Summary of Teens and Food Allergies

A Look Ahead: A Summary of Teens and Food Allergies

Do you all remember being a teenager? How many ill thought out decisions did you make? My oldest child will be a teen before I know it and he'll be faced with choices of his own. The only way he'll grow is to make mistakes, I know. But when food allergies are a part of your life, small mistakes could be costly...