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 …

Halloween Candy Allergen Info at Target

The level of food allergy awareness surrounding Halloween has increased dramatically in recent years, thanks in large part to the popularity of the Teal Pumpkin movement. Not only are more people aware that some kids cannot enjoy much candy, they are also paying more attention to what goes into that candy. This display I found at Read More …

The Teal Pumpkin Project with Oriental Trading Co

By now, you probably all know what teal pumpkins mean. But if you’re new to food allergies this year, let me introduce you to probably the best food allergy movement since the inception of the action plan–the Teal Pumpkin Project! A teal pumpkin on display at your home means that you have non-food treats available to Read More …

Denver FARE Walk Recap

It’s FARE Walk Season! These are great community-building events for families affected by food allergies–there are few other large-scale events where you can meet other people with food allergies in your community. Plus, you can score great swag from allergy-friendly sponsors and raise money for food allergy research! Denver’s FARE Walk is early in the season–it Read More …