My Top 5 Tips: Food Allergies

November 20, 2017
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(Throwback photo to my 5 year old cutie, just because)

I was gutted to tears when I read a recent New York Times article  about a 3 year old boy who died after being (irresponsibly) given a grilled cheese sandwich at preschool. He was severely allergic to dairy and died from anaphylactic shock.

Aside from the glaring reality that food allergies can be LIFE THREATENING, I am feeling validated in my inflexibility when it comes to protecting my child from adverse reactions to food.

On that note, here are the top 5 ways I help support my child in living a thriving life, despite her allergies & restrictions around food :