Traveling with kids already has plenty of challenges--working
around naptimes, finding things to do that they (and you) will
enjoy, figuring out a family vacation budget--without adding in the
challenges of feeding a kid with food allergies.
I'm lucky. I just had to figure out how to feed a picky eater
when we were traveling (all-inclusive resorts turned out to be a
great answer--rooms full of buffet lines that were sure to have at
least one thing he would eat).
[Check out our 8
must-have iPhone apps for parents]
But feeding a kid with a potentially life-threatening food
allergy? Turns out there's an app for that.
The Chicago people who created the terrific Gluten-Free
and Allergy-Free Passport books now have
smartphone apps for finding allergy-free fast food joints and
restaurants as well as allergy-safe eating at Disney World.
Cindy Richards is the mom of two who gets her muse from traveling the world, usually with kids in tow. She also writes for TravelingMom.com, where she also serves as editor.
See more of Cindy's stories here.
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