Sending your Allergic Child to Preschool

If your child will be 3 or 4 by this fall, it’s time to be looking at preschools. The following is a list of things to do and ask when selecting a preschool. Some of these I wish I’d known before we started, and I’m sharing in the hopes that your preschool search may be smoother than mine. Read More …

Back to School with Food Allergies – Questions Allergic Kids Should Answer

Is your allergic kiddo heading back to school soon, or even for the first time? Don’t forget to make sure they’re prepped! It doesn’t matter whether they’re new at this or an old pro, it’s never the wrong time to quiz your child on how to handle their allergies! Read More …

Keeping Green Eggs out of the Classroom

March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’s birthday, which has nationally become known as Read Aloud Day. This is a great opportunity to increase literacy in younger children by sharing Dr. Seuss’s extensive collection of great kids books. Many preschool and elementary school teachers include crafts inspired by the books as a way to increase excitement and Read More …

A Food Allergy Lesson from a Headache

We believe that Zax gets migraines. They haven’t been officially diagnosed, but we’ve got the family history and they certainly fit the pattern. A few years ago, we learned to medicate him at the first complaint of a headache, because if we don’t, we’ll regret it when the screaming and vomiting set in. We’ve also Read More …

Crayon Cupcake Valentines!

We had a lot of fun making our Valentines this year!  We decided to make them allergy friendly, and so we hauled out an old favorite craft–the Crayon Cupcake! This is also a great way to get rid of old, broken crayons (of which we had almost a full bucket.) I removed the wrappers, and Read More …