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    One Proud Momma!
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    mrswhitecastle posted:
    I let Emily buy lunch at school. It's something I've thought a lot about, but decided it was worth the risk.

    Today, they served a brownie with her lunch. Emily asked the lunch lady if it was OK for her to eat. It turns out it was not ("it came from a nut factory," as Emily put it). She went to the nut free table, and the lunch lady then checked the other kids' lunches there.

    I am so proud of Emily for being so responsible. (And yes, I'm beating myself up about the things that could have gone wrong.) But, mostly, very proud of my girl!
    Emily (6 - allergic to tree nuts) Elizabeth (4)
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    crunk05177 responded:
    Good for her!! It must be wonderful that she can protect herself (to a point). As worried as you were, it turned out well. And good for you for getting to the point of allowing her to buy lunch!
     
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    seeit2 responded:
    That's great, MrsW...she is taking more responsibility, scary as it is to let her! And she did a great job!
    Deb (40) DD (4) Funny, spirited, curious, has a severe milk allergy, DS (1) fearless and bottomless, peanut allergy


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