Karen Mahon
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Victoria Sconion replied to Karen Mahon's discussion School Lunch in the group Food Allergies
"I get most of my recipes from Heavenly Homemakers, 100 Days of Real Food, and Once a Month Mom. & Most of the ingredients that my kids is allergic to, I use something else to substitute. "
May 17, 2012
Karen Mahon added a discussion to the group Mommy Health Bloggers
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School Lunch Nutrition & Food Allergies

We seem to be living in a New Era.  One Called the Food Allergy Era.  We also live in a grab and go life style because many families are faced with the need for both parents to be working.  Those that must work outside the home are consumed with  limited time to prepare healthy meals, pack nutritious lunches and be on top of their childrens school needs.  Should it be the responsibility of the School to provide healthy food and snacks that kids can eat in Peanut Aware Schools or should they…See More
Mar 8, 2011
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Mommy Health Bloggers

I was surprised to see that there is not a group dedicated to health bloggers. I've created this group for Twitter Moms who blog about health topics. Here we can share health information and tips.
Mar 8, 2011
Karen Mahon replied to Melanie M.'s discussion Any moms out there have kids in multiple "extra curricular activities"? How do manage and juggle their schedules?
"Organization is the key. Always think ahead. Make healthy casseroles for quick meals. Have foods like Peanut Free Wowbutter (www.wowbutter.com) on hand  so you can pack nutritious lunches and snacks for on the go eating. Sharing driving…"
Mar 8, 2011
Karen Mahon commented on Hope Desroches's group Facebook Moms
"I share the fear of so many parents and kids that are affected by someone close to them that has been diagnosed with a life threatening allergy to peanut allergen.  We live in a world that is contaminated with potential allergen most of…"
Feb 15, 2011
Karen Mahon received a gift from Diane Busey-Bird
Jan 10, 2011
Karen Mahon commented on MommyClub.ca's group Canadian Moms
"Happy New Year! Well Canadian Moms you probably have kids going to a peanut aware school.  You really need to try Wowbutter www.wowbutter.com. ; Wowbutter tastes just like Peanut Butter is better for you and safe for peanut aware schools."
Jan 10, 2011
Karen Mahon commented on minnemom's group Larger Families
"Large families need easy to prepare, healthy inexpensive food for school lunches.  Visit www.wowbutter.com Safe for Peanut Aware Schools."
Jan 10, 2011
Karen Mahon commented on Amber's group Foodie Moms
"Happy New Year to all of you!  I have a challenge for you.  Try Wowbutter and use it instead of Peanut Butter and let me know the results.  There are so many peanut allergies and young children that need you to help reduce the risk of…"
Jan 10, 2011
Karen Mahon replied to Karen Mahon's discussion Lunch Making Blues in the group Durham Ontario Twitter Moms
"www.safe4school.com  Hi Durham!  Schools are using Wowbutter instead of peanut butter in peanut aware schools.  It is safe, healthy meets the Healthy Food For Healthy Schools criteria. If you have resistance at your school it is only…"
Jan 10, 2011
Karen Mahon added a discussion to the group Social Marketing Moms
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Easy To Make Healthy School Lunches

You have to visit www.wowbutter.com. Wowbutter is a New Food Staple. Only 4 ingredients. Wowbutter tastes just like peanut butter but will not cause anaphylaxis to a peanut allergic child. Wowbutter is safe for peanut aware schools and do not let anyone stop you. There is an identity procedure. Do what is best for all. You need to find it, try it and send it to school. Your kids need healthy real foods in their diet. Kids that eat well will do well in…See More
Jan 10, 2011
Karen Mahon left a comment for KBinPVB
"Welcome! Tell us a little about yourself."
Oct 14, 2010
Karen Mahon posted a blog post

Peanut Free Healthy Lunches

Today, most schools at least in Canada are peanut free and I mean peanut free if a peanut product shows up it is removed almost like a live grenade! Kids that take anything with peanut and/or nuts have their lunch confiscated.I am not saying this is a bad thing it is necessary to make clear to everyone that peanut allergens are harmful and can be fatal to a classmate diagnosed with a life threatening allergy to peanuts.If kids take something like soynutbutter, sunbutter or peabutter which are…See More
Aug 22, 2010
Dona Y. replied to Karen Mahon's discussion School Lunch in the group Food Allergies
"For me it can be. She is not allowed to eat the cafeteria food at her school, so I have to pack her a lunch every day. I tend to give her "dinner" type food for lunch in order for her to get a good lunch in. Dona"
May 6, 2010

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What is your Twitter URL?
http://karen_mahon@hotmail.com
A little about yourself...
I love life and people. I want to educate how parents, schools and others can reduce the risk of anaphylaxis by compromise and educating those who have life threatening allergies to food and those who do not how they can work together.
What kinds of things do you typically Tweet about?
SchoolSafe Soybutter a Peanut Butter Replacement That Tastes Just Like Peanut Butter.
What are your areas of interest?
mommyhood, blogging, social media, twitter, fitness

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Peanut Free Healthy Lunches

Today, most schools at least in Canada are peanut free and I mean peanut free if a peanut product shows up it is removed almost like a live grenade! Kids that take anything with peanut and/or nuts have their lunch confiscated.

I am not saying this is a bad thing it is necessary to make clear to everyone that peanut allergens are harmful and can be fatal to a classmate diagnosed with a life threatening allergy to peanuts.

If kids take something…

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At 7:52pm on January 10, 2011, Diane Busey-Bird gave Karen Mahon a gift
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Welcome. Are you near Vancouver? Diane Busey-Bird http://smoothskinbydiane.blogspot.com (blog)
At 10:41am on April 1, 2010, Di Viola said…
Hi Karen,

Swing by my website and enjoy the funny side of being a woman. "Southern Ladies Business" is a tri-weekly humor blog about motherhood, men, aging and life in America. Feel free to browse, "Past Blogs." Some of my favorite ones are posted there.
http://southernladiesbusiness.com/
At 9:51am on February 8, 2010, Megan Calhoun said…
Great to have you here! We've got an incredible group of women connecting on all sorts of topics, so kick back and make yourself at home. Check out the Twittermoms groups (we have something for everybody). The Twittermoms discussions are quite entertaining, too. Or, just get to know your fellow Twittermoms by browsing some Twittermoms profiles or searching for moms who share your interests, add friends, and start twittering with some incredibly smart and interesting moms.

PS: Let your friends know when you're on twittermoms with a click of the Announce Yourself link in your welcome box. If your Twitter friends are interested, they can check out the cool new place you've found!

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PPS: We invite all bloggers to join the TwitterMoms Blog Network. It's a free, easy way to build blog traffic.;
At 8:02am on February 7, 2010, Karen Mahon said…
Good Morning TwitterMoms! There is nothing like being a mom/grandmother. No better way to learn.
At 5:28pm on February 6, 2010, The Redhead Riter said…
To answer your questions....The red ribbon is free. All the other gifts cost and you pay through your PayPal account. My forum is free and great social networking besides being fun http://bit.ly/diE0QB Come on over and check it out and add your expertise and pick up a few things!
At 1:39pm on February 6, 2010, The Redhead Riter said…


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At 1:34pm on February 06, 2010, The Redhead Riter gave Karen Mahon a gift
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Let's "add" each other as "friends" on TwitterMoms! Wishing you a wonderful weekend! Join me for more fun @ http://bit.ly/diE0QB
 
 
 

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