Parenting Food Allergies

Parenting Food Allergies

Latest Episodes

Hurricane Assistance for Food Allergy Families and Disaster Preparedness
September 14, 2017

In the last few weeks, the hurricane disaster has affected millions of people including hundreds of thousands of food allergic people. Today, Sue and Caroline Moassessi – The Grateful Foodie – share several ways you can help those impacted by Hurricane...

Section 504 Plans and School-Aged Food Allergic Children
September 07, 2017

It is back to school time! For parents of food allergic kids, it is often a scary time. One of the best ways to help alleviate that fear is to obtain a Section 504 Plan for your child. On this episode of the Parenting Food Allergies Podcast,

Meet the young creators of Everyday Allergen-Free lifestyle site
August 30, 2017

Role models are important for all young people. When those influencers happen to be a food allergic young adult and her college bestie, then exciting things happen for the food allergy community. Today, Sue welcomes role models Amanda Orlando and Joell...

Food Allergy Fido: Food Allergen Service Dogs
August 17, 2017

Imagine having a dog who could sniff out minute amounts of allergens in your child’s everyday life? Ciara Gavin, a former Air Force K-9 Handler and founder of Allergen Detection Service Dogs, has been training dogs to do just that for nearly a decade.

Food Allergy Tragedies: Two moms deal with emotions while learning from and honoring those lost to fatal anaphylaxis
August 06, 2017

Food allergy related tragedies have dominated the news and social media these last few weeks. On this episode, Sue and Caroline Moassessi openly discussion how these losses have impacted their lives and how they’ve learned to manage their fears while c...

Love & Marriage: 8 Ways to Maintain a Strong Relationship while Raising Food Allergy Kids
July 28, 2017

Having a child with a chronic condition such as food allergies can create lots of strain in a home. Many of us are fortunate to share the responsibility with a partner but keeping one’s relationship strong takes work. Lots of work! Today,

Celiac Disease and Food Allergies, What’s the difference?
July 18, 2017

Celiac disease and food allergies are often confused, but they are very different. Today, Harvard’s pediatric gastroenterologist, Dr. Dascha Weir joins the show to explain the difference between celiac disease, gluten intolerance, gluten sensitivity,

Hey Mabel, how do I read a food allergy label?
July 11, 2017

Reading food allergy labels is not only important, it is vital to living safely with food allergies. But sometimes consumers need to do more than just read the label. Today Sue and guest Caroline Moassessi,

Vacation all I ever wanted: Food Allergy Travel Tips
July 05, 2017

Traveling the world with food allergies presents itself with a whole set of challenges. But seeing the Grand Canyon, Leaning Tower of Pisa or the Arc de Triomphe is not only possible; it can be easier than you think.

Picking a Food Allergy Friendly Summer Camp – YIKES!
June 14, 2017

Summer camp is often the first time a food allergy child is away from home. The prospect of being separated and having a stranger prepare food causes much anxiety for food allergy families. These fears can be eased by carefully selecting a food allergy...