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Prioritizing Self-Care in a Busy Food Allergy World

Prioritizing Self-Care in a Busy Food Allergy World

by Kristin Osborne The month of May is special because it honors moms across the country on Mother’s Day. It is even more special to me because I'm “Mom” to three boys with multiple life-threatening

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Managing Food Allergies at the Office

Managing Food Allergies at the Office

by Georgianna Dolan-Reilly, LMSWThe office environment can be a complex terrain for those of us with food allergies. We have to navigate the waters of the Kurig machine, the tables of food at birthdays and celebrations,

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Have You Heard of gr8box, Foods Free of the Top Eight Allergens

Have You Heard of gr8box, Foods Free of the Top Eight Allergens

by Terri Jordan, Founder & CEO of gr8box Several years ago I was diagnosed with multiple food allergies, food sensitivities, and food allergy-induced asthma. I am extremely grateful to my close friend for

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Advocating Made Simple – Small Steps to Creating a Safer World

Advocating Made Simple – Small Steps to Creating a Safer World

by Daniella Knell ‘Food Allergy Awareness Week, 2005’ lit a food allergy advocacy fire in me which I didn’t know existed. At the time, I was living in Utah and the local food allergy network group had

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What I Wish Every Teenager Knew

What I Wish Every Teenager Knew

by Brianna Hobbs Last November, I attended the Food Allergy Blogger Conference in Denver. During the opening ceremony, we had a moment of silence for those who had died from adverse food allergy reactions over the past

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Caregivers and Food Allergies: How to Enjoy Your Time Away

Caregivers and Food Allergies: How to Enjoy Your Time Away

by Tami Pyles The words “date night” for most parents evoke feelings of excitement and romance, but when you are the parents of a child with food allergies, leaving your little one for the evening can be

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Valentine's Day Tips

Valentine's Day Tips

by Kelly Rudnicki, The Food Allergy Mama and FAACT Board Member Parents of children with food allergies live by a different rulebook when it comes to dealing with holidays such as Valentine’s Day at school. They

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Awesomeness with Megan's Minestrone

Awesomeness with Megan's Minestrone

by Megan, Owner of AllergyAwesomeness.com We all have days where we would NEVER want company to see what we’re eating for dinner. Those nights where you’re having cold cereal in your sweats, or some

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FAACT Initiatives for 2016

FAACT Initiatives for 2016

by Eleanor Garrow-Holding, FAACT President & CEOHappy New Year! I am so excited to be starting 2016 with FAACT’s leadership team and all of you. FAACT had a successful 2015, and we are excited about the

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Making the Holidays Sweeter & Safer

Making the Holidays Sweeter & Safer

by Stacey Stratton, FAACT's Publication ManagerWith the Holidays quickly approaching, you might be searching for allergy-friendly ideas to bake or take to family gatherings. I’ve rounded up some helpful ways you

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