I have found a wonderful network of Mommies with kids with food allergies with Hello Mamas http:/www.hellomamas.com We share recipes, thought processes, concerns, parenting support, and of course discuss the obstacles ahead for our kids that we hope to impact a change with. We've made huge strides with our non profit, Food Allergy Resources & Mentoring www.fa-resources.org to help to stop the bullying and create inclusivity among the community for social holiday gatherings--- where kids with food allergies feel left out the most. It's comforting to know that these other people understand our good intentions and help support parenting this lifestyle.
I hear about the progressive measures that schools are making to safeguard kids with food allergies. Kids sit at different lunch tables and are watched by an adult while they eat. It's great because it works for a great deal of children, but in our case it could never work without all parties being on board and completely understanding the situation. I'm not concerned that my daughter will eat something with milk in it. She has learned from her own life experience not to ignorantly place trust in brands, or people. She has learned that trust is something earned.
Among the incapability of ordinary reason and unjust treatment, there is HOPE and we have FAITH and LOVE. We cling to these concepts when we think of the future for these "kids with food allergies." Their mortality is constantly in question with each allergic reaction, and compromised by those around them countlessly..