Behavior: Epi Pen

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Play Date and Allergies?

My daughter is 6 years old, has a tree nut allergy and starting to embrace the "play date." She has an epi-pen, and knows how to use it. How do you all handle play dates? When do you share that she has an allergy, before date set up or the day of? Do you assume the host parents need educated on how to use an epi-pen? I am very comfortable with the situation, but I know others may not be as comfortable. I don't want to scare people off from her inviting her, but I also want her to be safe. Any ideas or suggestions, or stories of what has...


Trouble with MIL

Long story short - I do not trust my mother in law with my children. She is...

Disrespect & Disobedience

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My Daughter Refuses to Sit at the Peanut Free Table?

She has severe peanut allergies (anaphylactic). We have been trying over a month to get her to sit there (rewards and consequences) and the school is not allowed to grab her and drag her there due to corporal punishment regulations. She's in the 1st grade. She tantrums at school. Actually I have went to the school and she kicked, bit, scratched me and fought me off. I almost got an infection. If she wants to go to lunch, she won't listen to them. We have tried getting someone to sit with her at the table and finding out why she doesn...


No Nuts Please!

Hello moms, something I take very seriously is protecting my son who has a...

Testing Limits

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Cashew Allergy Advice

I recently found out that my 16 month old son has a cashew allergy. My husband and I don't have any allergies so this is all new to us. Any recommendations on what to avoid that my not be so obvious? The research i've found indicates that most other kinds of nuts may also be off limits. He has had peanut butter with no reaction what so ever, so we were really surprised.