Category Archives: Parenting a Food Allergic Child

Book for Kids About Overcoming Bullying Co-Written by EFE Founder & Her 9-Year-Old Daughter

Amy Jones Anichini, Founder of Egg-Free Epicurean, and her daughter Chase have published a book for children about overcoming bullying. Chase (who happens to have life-threatening allergies to peanuts, tree nuts and eggs) was the target of emotional bullying for … Continue reading

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Resource Documents for Parents of Elementary School Students with Food Allergies

After our recent blog post, “Why Do We Need Sweets in School?” several of you asked us for copies of the documents we have in place with our school to care for our child who has life-threatening food allergies. We … Continue reading

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Why do We Need Sweets at School?

So, I just completed my daughter’s annual memo’s which our school has agreed to distribute in an effort to help keep Cate – my third grader with life threatening allergies to eggs, peanuts, and tree nuts – safe while she … Continue reading

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Food Rules for a Child with Multiple Life-Threatening Allergies

No matter how many years our food allergic daughter has been in the public school system, I still get nervous as we enter those last few weeks before the start of a new school year. Will the teachers, staff, and … Continue reading

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Have You Hugged Your Non-Food Allergic Child Today?

Parental Balancing Act Going Well (or so I think) I am the lucky mother of two darling daughters; let’s call them Jane and Cate.  Jane, age 11, has no food allergies and Cate, age 8,  has life-threatening allergies to eggs, … Continue reading

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Planning Ahead For the Food Allergic Child’s Birthday

In the first installment of our series, “The Importance of Planning Ahead,” we’re discussing planning ahead for the food allergic child’s birthday. Recently, our bakery got a call from a mom who needed a cake for her food allergic child’s … Continue reading

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