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Allergies and Schools

I'm So Sorry Our Disease Is Such An Inconvenience For You

Gluten Dude | Posted 04.28.2014 | Parents
Gluten Dude

I'm all for balance and I'm all for letting our kids socialize at school and have some fun. But why does it need to be based around food? The only reason is because it's always been done that way. Change takes time. It's time to start.

When Are Cupcakes More Important Than Compassion?

Kristin Shaw | Posted 04.26.2014 | Parents
Kristin Shaw

Birthdays are beautiful things and deserve to be celebrated. Have a cake at home, by all means. Go all out and have a chocolate-peanut-butter-meringue-almond-butter-cashew-pistachio cake topped with buttercream chock-full of dairy and artificial colors. It's your party. But don't complain because your kid can't have that at school, where they're supposed to be focused on learning.

Why Do Your Kid's Allergies Mean My Kid Can't Have A Birthday?

Today's Mama | Posted 04.22.2014 | Parents
Today's Mama

I agree that a teacher should let all parents know about any life-threatening allergies in a classroom. However, my kid shouldn't have to forgo his birthday cake because yours can't eat it.