By Gina Mennett Lee, M.Ed. Auvi-Q has just announced that it will return on Valentine’s Day and it could not come soon enough for our family.   They are also announcing the that there will be no–I repeat no–out-of-pocket expenses for the consumer with their Auvi-Q AffordAbility Program (which includes a direct delivery service). Just this morning.. read more →

I am rejoicing as this year’s back-to-school night was the first in which there was no uncomfortable talk about food allergy policy, no snickers from the other parents, no knot in my stomach from holding back my frustration. It was the first time in all the years my daughters have been at school (that would.. read more →

This time of year, Pinterest and other social media sites are drowning in cute and clever gifts for your child’s teacher.   Finding the best way to say thank you is not easy especially when you are on a budget or pressed for time.  I’m here to to give the hard truth.  It’s not about the.. read more →

Laurel and I wanted to do something special for ‪#‎FoodAllergyAwarenessWeek‬. So in honor of the 15 Million Americans with food allergy, we are selling our book for only $15. AND….we are sending an extra copy to you for FREE. (That is 2 Books for $15) We hope that you will donate the extra copy to.. read more →

09 Dec 2015
December 9, 2015

Educational Rights PSA

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Recently, I was sent this PSA created by high school students in an after-school program at the Co-Operative Arts Magnet School in New Haven.  They created it upon request of an Education Working Group in the state of CT.  The working group supplied all the legal information but the resulting PSA is entirely their creation. .. read more →

Today is the final day of the Mennett Food Allergy Consulting Book List Give Away. Laurel Francoeur, Esq.  and I wanted to give away our Preschool Food Allergy Handbook!  Click here to read the reviews.  This book is appropriate for parents, school nurses and educators PreK through 4th grade.   We cover pertinent research, best practices,.. read more →

Now through December 8th, in celebration of the launch of the Mennett Lee Food Allergy Consulting Book List, I am partnering with some of my favorite authors to provide you with free copies of their books.  All of these books had to meet the stringent criteria for inclusion on the book list.   Today, thanks.. read more →

Thank you so much to all those that participated in yesterday’s giveaway.  By participating, you are helping to spread the word about these excellent resources!  Today, we are giving away a family favorite, Nutley, the Nut-Free Squirrel.  If you haven’t had a chance to meet this adorable squirrel, now is the perfect time! What is.. read more →

In the spirit of giving thanks, my friend and co-author, Laurel Francoeur and I are running TWO #PreschoolFoodAllergyHandbook specials now through Monday. SPECIAL ONE: NOW Through BLACK FRIDAY- When Buy One Book at Regular Price, you will send you an additional copy FREE. **Add it to your personal library **Give one to a friend **Give.. read more →

  I remember when I was in college, a professor of mine gave us all a copy of the poem, “Children Learn What They Live.”  I saved it and read from time to time as a reminder of why I wanted to be a teacher. I still believe in the ideals in the poem.  I.. read more →