Perspective From an Allergy Mom

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Perspective From an Allergy Mom
Thu, 04-25-2013 - 2:45pm

I thought that this mom did a wonderful job of explaining what it's like to be a mom to a child with life threatening food allergies, one to share with people who truly don't understand: 

But not us adults. Food allergies are pretty new to us. Most of us never grew up with a friend or sibling with food allergies. Unfamiliarity leads to a misunderstanding and a missed tone about food allergies. So while our kids seem to get it just fine, there's a great deal of mental reconditioning and a real shift in mindset that needs to happen for us adults.

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