Category Archives: Emotional health

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# 5 Tips for managing Party stress

Attending children’s parties is super fun for kids but can be stressful for allergy parents. Here are my top tips for managing party stress when you have a child with food allergies: 1. COMMUNICATE – It’s really important to advise the host … Continue reading

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Making good choices: We could all eat better…

So I got the opportunity to have some “air time” on Sunday and it was fun. But, of course, it was a only a few minutes worth and it made me realise what I REALLY wanted to say to the general … Continue reading

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Being grateful: Thank your Allergy Allies

  There are always special people who make living with food allergies easier. They remember that your child has a food allergy, they accommodate at social events and they support you in whatever way they can. Take your next opportunity … Continue reading

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Psychosocial Aspects of Food Allergy Among Adolescents (Webinar Recording and Recap) — FARE Blog

Linda Herbert, Ph.D., presented Psychosocial Aspects of Food Allergy Among Adolescents, July 13, 2016, as part of FARE’s free monthly webinar series. Dr. Herbert is an assistant professor in the Division of Psychology and Behavioral Health at Children’s National Health … Continue reading

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Celebrate the wins

When my son had a real dairy ice-cream for the first time, there were tears. Our initial food allergy diagnosis was egg and dairy and then a few months later, Peanut, Walnut and Pecan. The thoughts that crept into my head were … Continue reading

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Feeling stressed? Top 4 tips :)

Parenting is challenging at the best of times but when you add Allergy management to daily life, it can be stressful. We all go through patches when we are particularly stressed for whatever reason. Here are my tips for getting … Continue reading

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