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Posted on: Mon, 06/14/2004 - 10:36pm
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1. The Clean Shopper (or similar)
No
2. The Clean Diner (or similar)
No
3. Peanut-free signs (at home, school or somewhere else?)
No
4. Peanut-free stickers
No
5. Peanut-free gear (which ones? hats, shirts..etc)
Shirt that says "Don't feed me, some foods may be safe are like poison to me", also peanut allergic buttons for church
6. epi-pen carrier belts (or fanny pack...etc.)
No
7. Medical Braclet/necklace
Yes-MedicAlert bracelet
8. Sunbutter or Soybutter (or similar)
Sunbutter
9. Video tapes, books and stuff, memberships
Alexander video, Alexander books
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Tina
Trevor age 2 -PA
Harmony age 1 -KNA
It's a BOY!!! due June 24, 2004

Posted on: Tue, 06/15/2004 - 12:34am
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1. The Clean Shopper (or similar)NO
2. The Clean Diner (or similar) NO
3. Peanut-free signs (at home, school or somewhere else?)NO
4. Peanut-free stickers NO
5. Peanut-free gear (which ones? hats, shirts..etc)NO
6. epi-pen carrier belts (or fanny pack...etc.) Medical bags from FAAN
7. Medical Braclet/necklace Medic alert bracelets
8. Sunbutter or Soybutter (or similar)Tried it kids didn't like it
9. Video tapes, books and stuff, memberships
Member of FAAN.. have video, books and activity pages
I do make stuff for the nurse and teacher to have at the school but it isn't portrayed like a sign.

Posted on: Tue, 06/15/2004 - 4:32am
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Joined: 10/27/2003 - 09:00

1. The Clean Shopper (or similar) NO
2. The Clean Diner (or similar) NO
3. Peanut-free signs (at home, school or somewhere else?) YES
4. Peanut-free stickers NO
5. Peanut-free gear (which ones? hats, shirts..etc) Yes, Shirts
6. epi-pen carrier belts (or fanny pack...etc.) Yes, fanny pack
7. Medical Braclet/necklace Yes
8. Sunbutter or Soybutter (or similar) Yes
9. Video tapes, books and stuff, membe Yes, FAAN and PA, Alexander books and videos

Posted on: Tue, 06/15/2004 - 4:38am
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1. The Clean Shopper (or similar) NO
2. The Clean Diner (or similar) YES- but not for PA child, just because those restaurant high chairs are NASTY!
3. Peanut-free signs (at home, school or somewhere else?) No
4. Peanut-free stickers NO
5. Peanut-free gear (which ones? hats, shirts..etc) No
6. epi-pen carrier belts (or fanny pack...etc.) No, have in red FAAN bag in diaper bag with Medic Alert tag on outside of bag.
7. Medical Braclet Yes
8. Sunbutter or Soybutter (or similar) Yes, prefer Sunbutter.
9. Allie the allergic elephant.

Posted on: Tue, 06/15/2004 - 2:00pm
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Quote:Originally posted by Alternative to Mainstream:
Oh, what I have purchased before are the BE A PAL stickers to hand out to my son's classmates at the end of the year along with the BE A PAL certificates. I think FAAN probably has a lot of *good* things
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ATM (hehe...I like that), The stickers just say BE A PAL? I'll have to check into those. Thanks for that info.
Here is my info on what we use/have:
1. The Clean Shopper (yes)
2. The Clean Diner (yes)
3. Peanut-free signs (at home)
4. Peanut-free stickers (Not Yet..but going to make some for vacations and playdates)
6. epi-pen carrier belts (fanny pack or diaper bag....dd is still young and never leaves dh or my side)
7. Medical Braclet (yes)
8. Sunbutter (yes)
9. Books (The Peanut Allergy Answer book & A preschoolers guide to Peanut Allergy)
We bought the Clean Shopper before we found out about the PA because my dd caught pink-eye from a shopping cart. I was glad to have it after I found out dd was extremely contact reactive and after my friends son (same age) caught RSV from a shopping cart.
The Clean Diner was a gift from dd's Uncle because we love to eat out.
The Sunbutter is for dh/myself in which we really enjoy.
The sign is on our home door because people keep bringing "death" to our door (lol...that's dh & my joke).
I often feel like I can't be safe enough. Although, I don't feel like I'm paranoid (yet...lol) I am always curious as to what others choose to do.
THanks~Cindy

Posted on: Tue, 06/15/2004 - 2:04pm
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is the clean diner like table toppers? We use table toppers but we would use them even without PA/TNA. We also have soy butter, a video and some books, and I just ordered a bracelet (not medicalert) for dd. We don't have a carrier that is made for epis but I have a first aid kit that I emptied and I use the container (canvas type fabric, zip shut with pockets inside) for 2 epis and a bottle of benadryl-they fit in there perfectly.
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[b]~Gale~[/b]

Posted on: Tue, 06/15/2004 - 2:27pm
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Cindy, yes, the stickers just say BE A PAL. They're really for the friends of your PA child or you can use them to help educate people. Even though I do disagree with some things regarding FAAN, I really believe in their BE A PAL program, which you wouldn't really have to think about until your child enters school.
This year, I am supposed to be handing out BE A PAL certificates to my son's classmates. After the response I got from his principal, I'm not sure right now if I'm going to bother or not.
But when I did do it, when Jesse was wee, in JK and SK, I saw young children beaming with pride. Empowered. Thanked. That they had taken "peanut free" lunches and snacks for the whole year and my soul, someone noticed.
What we handed out "back then" were BE A PAL certificates, BE A PAL stickers, a personal thank-you letter from my DH and I and Alexander the Elephant Who Couldn't Eat Peanuts Colouring Books.
I have seen small faces beaming because they were thanked for their compassion.
In Grade One, I honestly can't remember if we did the certificate or not, but we did send home a personalized thank-you letter along with a box of Smarties to each of my son's classmates.
Last year, I had a horrid year with both Jesse's teacher and the parents of the children in his class so I didn't do anything (yes, I am ashamed [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/frown.gif[/img] ).
This year, again, not sure now after the response from the principal what I'm going to do.
I have also sent Jesse's picture in to FAAN for the Kids' Newsletter. It ended up getting printed a couple of years after I sent it in, and only because California Mom is a member of FAAN and receives the newsletter did she even notice that my guy was in it and very graciously sent me a copy.
I was lucky when Jesse was younger, that No Nuts for Me had their website up and running and he could read the book on-line and do a puzzle as well. It was really good too.
I haven't been to the FAAN website in quite some time, for a variety of reasons (one of them being that I'm Canadian so I check out Anaphylaxis Canada first), but I think their website is [url="http://www.faan.org"]www.faan.org[/url] You may like to have a look there.
As far as other products available, and my soul, there are tons of things out there, I used to go to the Calgary Allergy Network, just not clear of their website, run by another PA parent. They have links to an assortment of products (chocolate included).
Best wishes! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
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Posted on: Tue, 06/15/2004 - 2:32pm
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gw_mom3: The Clean Diner covers the wooden restaurant highchairs completely. You can find those at [url="http://www.cleanshopper.com/"]http://www.cleanshopper.com/[/url]
ATM: Thanks for the BE A PAL info!
Cindy
Edited to correct web addy.
[This message has been edited by Mom2Sariah (edited June 16, 2004).]

Posted on: Tue, 06/15/2004 - 2:59pm
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Oh, and at one point, when we had glass as part of our front door, I did have a "peanut free" zone sign taped to the door. I got it from the PA.com member's website that is posted here under Links.
We don't get a lot of visitors/company at all so I haven't felt the need since living where I live now. Might need a new one within a couple of months though.
I have always provided the school with posters, but of course this year, with the principal I was dealing with, he chose just the generic "peanut free" classroom posters.
There are really some wonderful posters out there. I believe Jana R. also has some great ones on her website.
Best wishes! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
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Posted on: Wed, 06/16/2004 - 3:19am
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1. The Clean Shopper (or similar)NO
2. The Clean Diner (or similar) NO
3. Peanut-free signs (at home, school or somewhere else?)NO
4. Peanut-free stickers - YES for Pre-K and church
5. Peanut-free gear (which ones? hats, shirts..etc)NO
6. epi-pen carrier belts (or fanny pack...etc.) YES
7. Medical Braclet/necklace
YES - Medic alert bracelet
8. Sunbutter or Soybutter (or similar)NO - don't want to confuse him on which "butter" is safe, plus I know he wouldn't even try it or like it if he did
9. Video tapes, books and stuff, memberships
YES - Member of FAAN - my son loves the kids newsletter that shows pictures of other kids, we have a few children's books and two adult books

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