Handle Allergies at School

Their noses may be tinier, but kids can sneeze, sniffle and wheeze just as much as adults. At home, parents can clean their child’s bedroom until it’s dust-free, but that’s a little harder to do at school – a child’s home away from home. As your child enters the world of finger-painting, fractions and fiction, he or she must also contend with a classroom of potential allergy traps.

You can eliminate some unnecessary suffering by teaching your child the ABCs and 1-2-3s of avoiding allergy irritants at school. (Be sure to also notify your child’s teachers about his or her condition…