Inside the mind of an Allergy Mum. Part 1

KarynAllergy, Parents

Food allergies

Most days of the week the inside of a Mother’s head is a scary place to be! The inside of an Allergy Mum’s head is no less scary, but it tends to have a constant theme running through it FOOD and keeping safe around it!!!! The society that we live in socialises with food, celebrates with food, gathers around food and that makes life a daily/weekly logistical challenge for a parent of a child with … Read More

First Aid is all around us….

KarynFirst Aid

Now I don’t think I am particularly unlucky and whilst perhaps my friends might be slightly accident prone or “adventurous” (you know who you are) it has made me realise that “first aid is all around us.” Perhaps I dealt with the situations because of my particular skill set, but the accidents still happened. Who would have dealt with them if I hadn’t?

How Head2toe First Aid was “born”

KarynFirst Aid, Parents

As a nurse, I am fairly confident with being in a first aid situation. Don’t get me wrong, depending on the situation I still get a burst of adrenaline, I would worry if I didn’t. But I can think clearly, I can make logical decisions and I can take appropriate action. To top this off, I had spent years working with children…. I was totally ready to be a parent and deal with the little … Read More