Category Archives: Practical strategies

Anxious Parent? Stressed Teen or child?

It’s perfectly natural to feel anxious and worried at times of transition, and for Allergy families this can be starting school for the first time, starting at a new school or beginning high school. My advice is be well prepared. … Continue reading

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Introducing foods AFTER a food allergy diagnosis – a practical step-by-step guide to reduce your anxiety.

This has come up recently with a family that I am supporting so thought I would share this challenge here and what assistance I have offered. When your child is diagnosed with a food allergy what I have noticed is … Continue reading

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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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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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Does my child have a food allergy?

It can be difficult to ascertain whether your child does in fact have a food allergy, but more importantly, to what foods. Obviously a qualified Allergist is the health professional you need to seek in order to do the most … Continue reading

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