Hope you’re having a great summer! You might be getting ready to take a family vacation, send your child off to camp, or just have fun at home. I found some helpful resources and wanted to make sure you knew about them too.
The end of the school year can bring excitement to the children and relief to the parents. Maybe your school was great working with you and your child’s food allergy, or maybe there’s some improvement that needs to get made.
For either situation, here are 5 things you can do to end this school year, and help start the next year off right:
First of all, Happy Mother’s Day to all you wonderful food allergy moms!
If you’re looking for some ways to help spread education & awareness during Food Allergy Awareness Week, here are 5 great ways:
When your child has food allergies, here are 5 important things you need to do after the holidays:
1.Be sure to remind others about food allergy safety. After the long winter break, it’s the perfect time to remind teachers, classmates and their parents about food allergy safety. And remember, Valentine’s Day is coming up next month! Be sure to talk to the teacher about events for the party and discuss allergy-friendly options so your child can safely participate in the fun.
It’s Back-to-School time! When meeting with the teacher, it’s critical that they fully understand about your child’s allergy; they’ll be one of the biggest team members to help keep your child safe. Discuss with them any concerns you may have, and find out their suggestions to help increase safety… they’re the ones who know about the classroom dynamics and how the school day flows.
Here are 3 important topics you’ll want to discuss with your child’s teacher: