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Understanding and Respecting Classroom Food Allergies

As a first-time mom to an 18-month-old who seems to be food allergy-free, the notion of dealing with childhood food allergies was pretty foreign to me. Our first encounter came this summer, at half-day church camp, when I received notice that her classroom was declared a nut-free zone. For the first time, I had to think […]

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Freshly sharpened pencils, a new glue stick, box of kleenex…oh yes, and don’t forget the epi-pen.

Back to school is on everyone’s mind…shopping for the perfect pencil box and folders, perhaps new clothes and shoes…a new lunchbox, even! For the little ones, going into Kindergarten brings another level of excitement (and anxiety!). My facebook wall has been blowing up with the status updates of so many of my friends who have […]

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