Holiday gift getting can be difficult for food allergic families. Inevitably our family ends up with soaps, lotions and foods that we can’t use because they contain nuts or nut oils.
What’s a food allergic family to do? Donation, re-gifting or starting a white elephant tradition to pass on those lovely/highly allergic “treasures” are a few ideas or... you could forward this list to your loved ones and mention how great some of the ideas are (hint...hint...).
What a food allergic family really wants for the holidays...
Cell Phone (Our child used his at school last year to alert us that a substitute teacher was eating nuts in the classroom, the library teacher passed out unsafe granola bars and multiple other times! Sometimes when a child’s teacher or guardian is making bad choices - it’s nice that our son has another way to stay safe...MOM TO THE RESCUE!)
Cargo pants (Our son keeps his epi in his side cargo pocket, no-one can tell he’s carrying it - this is very important for a tween!)
Do you have any other ideas? Email me by the end of the week and I’ll post it (unless you ask for specifics say like...Can you tell my hubby that I want a new camera for my peanut allergy blog so I can take better/more pictures...for example...because something like that would be tooPERSONAL and SPECIFIC