From 3D pumpkins to teal spiders and spooky bats, Allergic Living has created some amazing Halloween crafts for tricksters of all ages. 3D Paper Pumpkin Supplies 3 sheets orange or teal construction paper Scissors Hole punch 24-inch piece of string, folded in half Tape or glue stick 1 sheet black construction paper 1 sheet green… Read more »
When I heard that our local mall puts on holiday kids’ events throughout the year, I was excited. So was my son, Nolan. In the spring of 2010, I packed Nolan in the car and headed to Place D’Orleans mall Easter event. It started off great – we even ran into friends, and the two… Read more »
Keep allergic kids safe without spoiling the fun of Halloween with these tips.
In an effort to take the focus off of food and take the fear out of Halloween, my local anaphylaxis support group has organized food-free Halloween parties for the past few years. Yup, you read that right. A Halloween party with no food at all. And what’s more, this is a big hit with the… Read more »
My daughter Geneva is now in her teens, but back when she was a peanut-allergic kid in her prime trick-or-treat years, Halloween presented a tricky challenge. How were we to wrestle her hard-earned nutty goodies away without a pitched battle? Somehow, our heartfelt “it’s for your own good” speech was always lost on her, and… Read more »
A few years ago, I watched as my colleague Beatrice and her young son Joey were interviewed by a television reporter about food allergies. It was Halloween and the feature was to air that evening, a perfect time to raise awareness about this growing issue for Canadian children, and about the precautionary measures that families… Read more »