"How To Manage Your Child's Life-Threatening Food Allergies: Practical Tips For Everyday Life" provides the step-by-step information you need to create a safe and enjoyable home, school and social life for your food-allergic child. The book includes hundreds of easy-to-read tips and numerous real-life examples, checklists and sample forms. You’ll learn the nitty-gritty details of how to handle common situations, and be warned of potential dangers you may not have considered. The book answers all of your questions, including: How do you determine which foods are "safe" for your child and which are not? How do you teach others about your child’s allergies? How do you turn your home into a "safe haven"? What do you need to know to create a safe school and day care environment? How do you handle children’s birthday parties, family get-togethers, guests in your home, etc.? How do you safely travel? Or go to a restaurant? What potential hazards are lurking at the playground, the movie theater or your child’s best friend’s living room? What about sports, camp, Scouts and other extracurricular activities? For those who live outside the U.S. – or are planning to travel outside the U.S. – the book also includes information particular to food allergy management in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. Easily identifiable "International Perspective" tables with country-specific information are found throughout the book.