Child reading food allergy books for kids

10 Great Food Allergy Books for Kids

Food allergy books for kids has become a popular reading category, for which the nut-allergic community can be thankful. Reading to food-allergic children from a selection of food allergy storybooks offers an approachable and relatable bedtime story on an otherwise sensitive topic. Children learn through modeling. As their favorite characters learn to navigate their own …

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Kids playing outdoor balancing game on grass, to celebrate school birthdays without food

11 Ways to Celebrate School Birthdays Without Food

Why celebrate without food? What’s the controversy? Celebrating school birthdays without food might not seem like a controversial topic if you don’t have a food allergy yourself. But as the number of children with severe food allergies continues to rise, many classrooms are looking for ways to celebrate student’s birthdays without using food. Nut allergies …

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Childhood Mike at county fair, growing up with multiple food allergies

Founder Story: 6 Memories of Growing Up With Multiple Food Allergies (Part 1)

Mike, Founder of Nut Free, as a young kiddo at the local county fair Growing up with multiple food allergies was a different experience from most. Thankfully, I had thoughtful and encouraging parents and support around me. It’s a bit strange looking back at the handful of food limitations I had to consider. Here’s the …

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Kids eating school lunch - nut free school vs nut aware school

What’s the Difference Between a Nut Free School and a Nut Aware School?

Nut free school vs nut aware school… And, which one is better? With allergies to peanuts and tree nuts rising, there is a pressing need for more allergen advocacy and for certain protection policies to be created in schools. Every child, parent, student, and teacher needs to come together to create an environment of safe and …

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