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Tag: teens with food allergies
How A Sleepover Guest Came to My Daughter’s Rescue
The best sleepover guest ever saved the day in an allergy reaction crisis. When my 13-year-old daughter Elise asked if… Read more »
Risk Taking and Allergic Teens – What I’ve Learned
From the ‘may contain’ ice cream bar incident, here’s what I learned about budding food allergy embarrassment.
Talking with a Food-Allergic Teen: Tips to Greatly Improve Communication
Coping with your child’s food allergies is complicated enough, but parenting a teenager who is discovering his or her independence… Read more »
Ages and Stages of Food Allergy Management
Help children learn to manage food allergies by knowing when to ask more, and when to step in.
Accidental Allergy Exposure: Fear to First Injection and Life Lessons
Our teenage daughters were visiting the Distillery District in Toronto, with family friends, and had plans to stay overnight. Back… Read more »
Lessons from a Peanut Kiss Death: Boyfriend Didn’t Know of Allergy
Mother warns of precautions and communication needed to prevent tragedies like her daughter’s.
College and Cross-Contact: Navigating Food Allergy On Campus
Living away from home at college, and managing food allergies – and real life – on her own.
When Culture Clashes With Food Allergies
My food allergies put me on a collision course with our big family and food-fueled traditions.
The Summer Job, with Food Allergies
So your allergic teen wants a job this summer. Here’s how to stay safe while making some money. It all… Read more »