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Valentine’s Day Tips for Parents

Valentine’s Day is the sweetest of all the holidays, both in sentiment and in sweet treats. But with candy and confections being shared and parties being thrown, it’s also a good time to review some basics of effective food allergy management. Here are some helpful reminders for parents of children with food allergy as this… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Tips for Parents

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Emotional Health for Parents of Children with Food Allergies

By: Linda Herbert, clinical psychologist in the Department of Allergy and Immunology at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. If you’re reading this newsletter, you probably already know that parenting a child with a food allergy can be stressful! Daily management is time-intensive and you may experience a mix of emotions, such as sadness, worry, confusion, uncertainty, frustration, anger and anxiety. The first thing to remember… Continue reading Emotional Health for Parents of Children with Food Allergies