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When your child has allergies, it can take over practically every aspect of your lives. Eventually, you and your child can start to feel overwhelmed. Fortunately, with planning and creative thinking, you and your child can still enjoy activities without allergies taking over.
Some parents mistakenly believe that it is not possible for their children to have pets. However, there are some breeds of cats and dogs that shed less than the average dog. With a little extra care, your child can have a pet without worrying about an allergic reaction.
For instance, it is important that you keep dander down with the pet you choose. Frequent baths and combings can help with this. It is important that this is done as far away from your child as possible. If possible, bath and comb the pet outside.
Spring and summer are usually the times of year that most families hit the road for vacations. Unfortunately, those are also the times of year in which pollen and other allergens are active. Your child can suffer from severe allergic reactions at that time.
Instead of vacationing during the usual times of year, try going during the winter or fall. A winter trip, such as at a ski lodge, can be just as fun and gives your child something unique to look forward to.
Your child might think that he or she will have to give up sports because of allergies, but this is not necessarily true. Ensure that you have an allergy action plan in place to help treat your child in the event that he or she suffers an allergic reaction while playing sports. You also need to ensure that your child understands how important it is to take his or her medications to help control allergies.
If your child still has problems with playing outdoor sports, switch to indoor sports. Many sports, such as swimming and martial arts, are available to play inside and are just as fun.
Sleepovers can be difficult for a child with allergies. If your child has a food allergy, pack up enough food for him or her to get through the sleepover. You can also talk to the parents of the host child about allergens your child should avoid. Share your action plan with the parents.
You can also take the initiative and host sleepovers at your home instead. In your home, you can have better control over what happens with your child.
Having allergies does not have to prevent your child from doing things that he or she wants to do. By working together, you can ensure that your child can still have fun while being safe. (If you know that your child needs medical attention for allergies, do not hesitate to contact an allergy physician)