As I left the grocery store yesterday, I was stuck by the positive conversation I had during check-out.  Sure, I’ve had conversations about food allergies in unlikely places before but this one was different. I had put my food on the belt and the cashier immediately noticed I had bought Divvies cookies. ( A trusted.. read more →

23 Mar 2016
March 23, 2016

Love Remembers Day

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Long before “Love Remembers Day” was established, Aleasa Word began a movement of compassion. She and I were both in what was (at the time) a small facebook group of support groups leaders from across the country.  When news of a loss to anaphylaxis hit the media outlets, most of us felt helpless and distraught. .. read more →

The entire community is scrambling this morning as news of the nation-wide recall hit last night.  Here are the facts: ALL Auvi-Q are being recalled due to a potential dosage issue You MUST replace your Auvi-Q with another epinephrine auto-injector You need a prescription from your Doctor for the new auto-injector Keep all receipts and.. read more →

  Laurel and I are happy to celebrate Food Allergy Action Month by donating to your favorite non-profit!  We think the work that these non-profits do is critical to our community and we want to support them! How can you help?  Easy! Help educate your community by purchasing our book for yourself, your child’s preschool,.. read more →

While working on a project for one of my clients, I turned to Pinterest for some creative non-food craft ideas.  I was blown away by the fantastic Valentine ideas!  Here I share some of my favorites.  What are your favorite non-food Valentines for school?   Follow Gina’s board Non-food Valentines for school on Pinterest. read more →

FREE Food Allergy Training Options for Schools by Gina Mennett Lee, M.Ed. The National Education Association Health Information Network just released a FREE, online educational video to aide in staff training so I thought this would be a good time to review all the great FREE resources available for school training.  Years ago, there.. read more →

Gina Mennett Lee, M.Ed.–Helping families, schools and businesses create safe and inclusive environments for those with food allergies Gina Mennett Lee, M. Ed.  is a Connecticut-based food allergy educator, advocate, and consultant.   She holds a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and a B.S. degree in both Elementary and Special Education.  She is an experienced special.. read more →