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The Allergy Mom blog is for families dealing with Allergies, Anaphylaxis, Asthma, Eczema and related disorders. You can expect posts on various topics relevant to those living a life with allergies.

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A Tragic Loss of Life to Peanut Butter

Hello, I don’t like to share frightening or tragic stories but in this case I wanted to comment on this sad story and share my thoughts.   My deepest condolences go out to this family. I grieve for their loss along with them. 13 year old girl dies after ingesting Peanut […]

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Going to the Movies: Lights, Camera … Allergies!

Hiya! I took my 2 kids and one of my son’s friends to the movies on Saturday night -that’s right -one adult -3 kids…what could possibly go wrong? Allergies & Asthma at the Movies My daughter who is severely allergic to dairy, peanuts and tree nuts (anaphylactic) often gets snuffy […]

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Support for Families

Hello there, I have reached out to offer support to families in many different ways over the years.   This post was originally published in July of 2013.   I continue to share it on the blog in the hopes that it will offer inspiration for other allergy advocates to do the […]

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NY Times Article on Food Allergy Bullying

In Bullies’ Hands Nuts or Milk May be a Weapon By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS Any difference can set schoolchildren apart from their peers and potentially make them a target for bullying. But a severe food allergy is a unique vulnerability: It takes only one lunch or cupcake birthday party for […]

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Canadian Government recognizes Anaphylaxis and passes Motion 230!

Hello there, Success for those pushing Motion 230 to recognize Anaphylaxis as a serious health concern for Canadians! Victory! After all of the hard work and advocacy, Canadian Anaphylaxis Initiative announces the passing of Motion M-230 with a UNANIMOUS decision in support of the Anaphylaxis Motion!  Here is the press […]

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Letters I’ve Written

Hiya! Thought I would share some of the letters I wrote in the early days of this Allergy Mom journey…   My efforts to be a squeaky wheel and bring awareness to the need for policies to support our allergic children at school.   I was recently contacted by a woman […]