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Halloween Tips to Keep Kids Safe (Part 2)

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Parties Tip 1: Consider hosting a party this Halloween for your child and friends. This can be a great way to celebrate for kids as well as teens. Check out ideas for events and download our free resources. Tip 2: If you are serving treats, remember to ask about any food allergies. Here are a few fun and spooky recipes from Nestlé for some Halloween treat ideas: SMARTIES Cookie Cauldron Kit-Kat Witch’s Broomstick Aero Vanilla Pudding Graveyard Dip Coffin Crisp Bark Tip 3: If your child is going to a Halloween party, talk to the host in advance to advise them of your child’s allergies. Discuss...

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Halloween Tips to Keep Kids Safe (Part 1)

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Plan ahead Tip 1: Talk to your child about Halloween and what it means to stay safe. Pick a quiet time a few weeks before Halloween when you are not rushed (rather than when you’re heading out the door). Tip 2: When you talk, model the “careful, not fearful” approach, staying positive while highlighting the big rules — like carrying their epinephrine auto-injector, and not eating any of the treats while out trick-or-treating. Tip 3: Double check that your child’s auto-injectors are up-to-date. Tip 4: Talk to neighbors about your child’s food allergy. Some parents meet neighbors ahead of time and give them safe treats to hand...

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Southwest Airlines to Discontinue Peanut Snacks

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Southwest Airlines to Discontinue Peanut Snacks Starting Aug. 1, 2018 Southwest Airlines will no longer distribute peanuts as a free, in-flight snack. The company, which in the past had promoted peanuts in advertising campaigns to emphasize its low fares, announced on July 10 that the policy change was “to ensure the best on-board experience for everyone, especially for customers with peanut-related allergies.” The peanuts will be replaced with small bags of pretzels. Southwest will continue to allow passengers managing food allergies the opportunity to pre-board to wipe down seats and tray tables. To learn more about the food allergy policies...

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2018 Mother's Day Photo Contest Winner #4

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Here's this week's winner, Samantha A.'s photo. An Allerbling™ Full Kit is on the way!

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Spring Allergy Tips

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Spring Allergy Tips and Symptoms TIPS FOR FIGHTING SPRING ALLERGIES Keep Pollen Under Control - Wash bedding every week in hot water. Wash your hair and shower before going to bed. Clean Every Surface - Wear a mask and gloves when cleaning, vacuuming, or painting to limit dust and chemical exposure. Vacuum twice a week. Wash Rugs - Limit throw rugs to reduce dust and mold. Keep Indoor Air Clean - Keep windows closed to reduce pollen entering the house. Change fillers in air conditional units and vents frequently this time of year. Consider Allergy Medicine - Talk to your...

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