Trace Adkins' family talks about coping with food allergies
Posted Feb 27 2009 3:14am
Trace Adkins is more than just a platinum-selling country music star -- he's also "Dad" to a food-allergic child. In an exclusive interview, Adkins' wife Rhonda talks candidly about her daughter Brianna's food allergies, from the fear she faced the first time Brianna had an allergic reaction to her coping strategies for keeping her daughter safe.
"When Brianna was first diagnosed with food allergies we couldn't believe it," says Rhonda. "To be honest, I felt completely lost and scared. I didn't know how I was going to feed her. I didn't understand why it was happening."
Brianna and her two sisters also share their thoughts on how families can work together to keep kids with food allergies safe. Brianna talks about what it's like living with food allergies, and her sisters Mackenzie and Trinity chime in with some tips about how everyone can help make life safer for kids with allergies. Read more.