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The  What's Up With Food Allergies newsletter shares content that  encourages, reassures, teaches, and inspires you to live your best life with (in spite of?) food allergies.  The more you know about living with food allergies, the more you can live free with confidence.  Knowledge is peace of mind.


Sep. 26, 2024 || iss. 28

Insights for fall-ish follies to come!🍂


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Jun. 27, 2024 || iss. 27

Insights for summer fun to come! 😎

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Spring has Sprung!🌷

We're hoping this spring will be a season of happiness & health for you and yours. Sharing some 'best of' stories in hopes of  encouraging and reassuring you that you're not alone on this food allergy journey. When you read, you'll be inspired by others' successes, plus get ideas for building your kids food allergy know-how and confidence. Happy spring!

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Goodbye 2023. Hello 2024! 🕊️

Here's a content round-up that will kick-start your new year with hope and possibility for your allergic life. These articles were some of the Allergy Force community's 2023 favorites. What a year it was! Wishing you a safe 2024 filled with growth, adventures, and peace of mind. 

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Welcome crisp mornings & falling leaves🍂

We hope you enjoy the nuggets of perspective & know-how in our fall newsletter. They'll help you find firmer footing in our food allergy 'gray zone' with strategies, tools and  a healthy dose of inspiration. We're in the mood for pumpkin anything so don't miss the #top9free pumpkin dip recipe in this newsletter.🌻) Wishing you a happy & safe fall!

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Summer Daze🌞

Whether you're off to the beach for toes-in-the-sand time, reliving history in far-flung places, or just chasing fireflies in the backyard, the Allergy Force team's wishing you a safe summer filled with adventure and fun. Be inspired to go see, go do, and remember to keep your epinephrine in reach and never hesitate to use it.

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Happy (almost) Spring 🌷🐤🌱

The goal of our newsletter is to show you the world of possibility that exists when you banish "I can't!" thinking from your food allergic life and replace it with a "How can I?" mindset that helps you live free. With this newsletter, we're sharing knowledge to make your food allergic life safer & easier and some unique opportunities to learn.

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Goodbye 2022. Hello 2023.🕊️

Sharing a post round-up of some of the Allergy Force community's 2022 favorites. From inspiring creative problem solving, to reassuring you that there is indeed light at the end of the tunnel called allergic living, this round-up will kick-start your new year with possibility.  Wishing you a 2023 filled with peace of mind and happiness. 

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Make Your Holidays Safe & Full of Cheer⛄

We're wishing you a joyful holiday season. Enjoy the little and the big moments with your loved ones and friends. May it be {safely} filled with magic and merry-making.

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Resources for SAFE Halloween Fun!🐈‍⬛ 🎃

Sharing a round-up of resources for  Halloween. Our hope is to set you up for a safe grand finale to this month of Halloween festivities. If you remember nothing else for the BIG NIGHT on the 31st, remember to carry your auto-injectors, carry TWO, & don't hesitate to Epi First, Epi Fast if you suspect a reaction. You've got this!

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Empowering Kids with Food Allergies 💞


When you're in the thick of the parenting journey — when the kids are small & their needs are great — it can consume you. And then time passes. You guide. You teach. You protect. You love greatly. As food allergy parents it's a process of loving by letting go. In this newsletter, find resources to help you do just that.

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Strong Start to a New School Year 🚌

School busses are out in droves as kids return to school with backpacks (bigger than they are!) and smiles. We know the start of the school year can be stressful with all the 'new'. Sharing a content round-up to provide perspective, insights & encouragement. Wishing you & yours an amazing school year!

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Good Reads Over Coffee. 🌻 

We hope you've found your HAPPY this summer, whether you're chasing fireflies (& kids?), enjoying toes-in-the sand time, or just drinking in the wonder & awe of a summer sunset. Bookmark this newsletter to read over coffee this weekend when you can pause, take a breath. Food for thought. Know-how for allergic living. Inspiration for the week.

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Happy 4th of July ⛺


July 4th's ahead. We're wishing you a happy {and safe} one. Check out our June Newsletter with some tips for safe summer travel, some insight into 💗 & relationships with food allergies, and some inspiration. Enjoy these sunny summer days. 🌞 ⁠

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Travel Safely this Summer 🌴

Where are you headed this summer? The beach? The pool? Or will you hit the road to see family or touch history in far away places? Get resources & tips for staying safe with food allergies in this newsletter. Wishing you grand adventures with peace of mind!

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Be The Change You Want To See 💕

It doesn't matter if we are 8, 18, or 38. May 8-14 is Food Allergy Awareness Week in the U.S. and each of us has the power to educate, advocate and build awareness. Make this May your month to do just that — in ways big or small. We're stronger together!

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Pointing The Way To The Possible 🌱

Sometimes the ‘spark’ from another's journey can light the way through hard times, pointing the way to the possible.  Sharing some ‘sparks’ with this month’s newsletter, as well as some FA opportunities to make a difference and find support.

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Some Food Allergy  Encouragement

Food allergy parenting can be quite a journey. Find some encouragement here for living your best life with food allergies. But food allergies aside, today is the coolest date of the decade—2-22-22! what are you doing this TWOSday to make it a day to remember? 😘 

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Goodbye 2021.  Hello 2022. 🕊️

Sharing a post roundup of some 2021 community favorites. A few will bring smiles. A few will be a 'note to self' to stay vigilant. And a few will help you learn more about food allergy basics. Wishing you a 2022 filled with much happiness and peace of mind.

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Have a Happy (& Safe) Thanksgiving 

The Allergy Force Team wishes you and yours a beautiful holiday season. Enjoy the little and the big moments with your loved ones. Wherever you go, go with all your heart. Find joy. Give thanks.

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Having a Fun (Safe!) Halloween 🎃


In this newsletter you’ll find strategies and allergy-friendly resources that can help you stay safe while you trick-or-treat. Wishing you and your Jedi’s, superheroes, princesses, zombies & witches great fun and many giggles along the way.

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Finding Your Bounce


Question of the day: What do people with food allergies and Tigger have in common? Our bounce!  Living our best life with food allergies isn't about how fast we run or how high we climb, but how well we bounce. Sharing content here that will definitely put more 'bounce' in your day.


Tackle Back-to-School With Confidence


Days are def getting shorter and fall's just around the corner. Whether you're saying a fond farewell to toes-in-the-sand beach days, or you're already back in the classroom, you'll find perspective and resources here that will help you tackle the new season with confidence.


Believe You Can & You're Halfway There


We hope you've found your HAPPY this summer — whether it's catching fireflies, counting stars, firing up the grill, or exploring parts unknown. Sharing some 'best of' stories from the past month and some resources that will encourage and empower you to live your best life with food allergies. 

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Family Travel with Food Allergies


June's fading fast with July and August ahead.  What are your summer plans? Are you heading to the beach or the nearest pool? Will you travel to see family or discover wonders in far away places. Take a peek at these posts about family travels with food allergies. You'll find approaches and resources to help you keep the 'free' in carefree while you explore and have fun. Happy Father's Day!

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Finding Food Allergy Confidence 

When we come together as community, there's no limit to what we can accomplish. Together. May—awareness month for food allergy, asthma and celiac disease—has been non-stop 'best of' in education, advocacy, honoring loved ones, building & bridge lightings, and product showcasing. Sharing some 'best of' that will lift you up while you learn. Happy Mother's Day!

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Allergy Force Insights


Living with food can be challenging. There's no doubt about it.  Check out this month's edition of Allergy Force Insights. These articles and videos — curated just for you — will teach, inspire, and offer perspective. 

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What's Up with Food Allergies?


You're receiving the first edition of our newsletter.  We couldn't be more excited to reach out with this information. Our hope is that you'll find at least a kernel of actionable information here, if not a smile or two. Happy Spring!

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