Managing Food Allergies In the Snow

Our family loves wintertime and winter sports – skiing, sledding, ice skating, you name it. My son has multiple food allergies, so we always carry epinephrine auto-injectors with us, even in the cold, and we make sure they are safe and secure.

Epinephrine must be kept at room temperature in order for the medication to remain effective...

'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 Allergies and Family – Disagreements Not Break-Ups

I hear stories all the time from food allergy parents that their family members aren't taking their child's food allergy seriously. And, this - of course - can have serious implications...

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...