Mar
18

Food Allergies in School

If your child has a life threatening allergy, it is best to prepare an allergy bag to remain at the school. Actually, schools require this. I would suggest getting a little bag and including the following: 2 Epi-pens Inhaler (if your child uses one) Benadryl Action plan Emergency phone numbers Picture of your child Make […]

Mar
18

Choosing a Preschool–Questions to Ask

Again, welcome to the series: Choosing a Preschool Once you’ve reviewed thethings to think about and determined which  preschool philosophy you would like your child’s preschool to have, it’s time to pick a preschool. I would suggest visiting a local preschool fair, if your town offers one. It’s a great chance to see many, or all, […]

Mar
18

Choosing a Preschool– Different Philosophies

Welcome to the series Choosing a Preschool. If you’re just joining in, I encourage you start from the beginning to see what got me started in my preschool research. Then check out the introduction regarding what this series will cover. And finally, visit the things to think about post. Today I’m focusing on explaining different preschool approaches and […]

Mar
18

Choosing a Preschool–Things to Think About

Welcome back to the series: Choosing a Preschool. If you’re just joining us, I encourage you to visit  the introduction. Today I’m breaking down some of the things I suggested you think about when choosing a preschool and explaining why these are important, especially if you have a child with a life threatening food allergy. You may think the first few items I suggested […]

Mar
18

Choosing a Preschool–An Introduction

Welcome to the series: Choosing a Preschool. Making the decision to send my eldest to preschool was a tough one. See the original story here. It meant sacrificing my control of his allergy to a stranger. It meant that I wouldn’t be able to be there to protect him, watch over him, and keep him out of […]

Mar
17

Designer Genes

Daddy: “Kadyn, you must have your mommy’s genes.” Kadyn: “No, mommy has her own jeans, they wouldn’t fit me. Mine are just right.” Of course, we knew the humor behind the dialog. However, it wasn’t until after the conversation that I really stopped to think about what he said. Our eldest, Kadyn, in a way, […]