April 1, 2008

A Peanut Allergic Child, Do you Really Know what that Means?

Many people have heard the phrase “Peanut Allergy” but few understand exactly what it means to have a peanut-allergic child, and even fewer see the need to pay attention or care about Peanut Allergy when neither they themselves nor their own children have a problem with peanuts. I did not think twice about food allergy, much less peanut allergy, until both my children were diagnosed with