Managing Summer Vacation with Food Allergies

Managing Summer Vacation with Food Allergies

Summer is here!!! The days are getting longer, and you can easily count the days left in the school year or have already started the summer. It’s time to think about how to keep your kids busy and safe during summer vacation with food allergies present. Memories of Summer camp bring up images of swimming, games, hiking, and stories around…

It’s Exhausting. I Get It.

It’s Exhausting. I Get It.

Do you feel like no one gets it? Do you feel like you are always begging and pleading for your child’s safety? It’s exhausting. I get it. I recently had a conversation with a good friend. She is empathetic to the struggles of both food allergy moms and the children they protect from the physical and emotional impact of multiple…

What is a 504 Plan?

What is a 504 Plan?

When you hear other allergy parents and professionals talk about 504 plans for food allergies you may think that those are for children with disabilities. True, the 504 is referring to federal civil rights law, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which among other things provides you the right to have the individual needs of your child to participate in all school activities equally and safely.

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