Category: Travel

Peanuts – They are everywhere

Peanut – an essential ingredient worldwide Peanut allergic traveler alert. There is a global infusion of peanut used as an ingredient in many countries such as; Guatemala, Mexico, Spain, Israel, France, China, Thailand, Indonesia and African countries such as Ghana,

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Eczema relief on the road

Itch – Scratch – Itch – Scratch – Itch Bumpy, swollen, red fingers Painful eczema When we were traveling for a year I wondered ‘how was I going to manage the itch abroad?’ Whether we were in Iceland, Morocco or

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School Overnight Trips

Send or Not to Send? That is the question. School class trips abroad or to another state have an appeal to many students but to our FA children? They may feel the opposite.  Our FA son has an opportunity to

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FA and traveling with the team

Are you prepared for travel teams? Here’s the scenario – your child has food allergies and wants to travel with his team. A lot can go right and go wrong. My own team travel story When our sons were very

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Location Matters

Where to? How do you decide where to vacation while managing food allergies, asthma or other food related issue? Let us help you make an informed decision before you book:   What healthcare is available at the destination? You can

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Packing for FA Safety

Essentials for Food Allergy/Asthma safety: In addition to clothes, shoes, toiletries, and emergency medication (for all conditions) we travel with a few extra essentials.  It helped us to create a safer, less anxious family vacation; Plastic storage container with; Small

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Vacation Rental Booking – Our tips

Vacation Home Away from Home Our go-to home rental sites: VRBO, AirBnB, and HomeAway If you read the caption you learned what we did first hand.  Some rentals are used by owners so their style of living may not be

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First flight jitters

Our twin boys, one with food allergies, flew on their first flight at 5 months old.  Off to sunny Florida with auto-injectors filled with epinephrine and a bottle Benedryl on hand to visit grandma and grandpa. Our biggest travel fear? 

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