Allergies are a result of the overreaction of the immune system to substances mistaken to be harmful, but actually are not. Allergens include pollen, mold, animal dander, food, drugs and others, and reactions can range from mild to severe.
There is a certain art to being a good guest, even when you're visiting family (yes, family), and being a guest with food allergies has a certain set of extra special needs. Here are some of my tips on how to be a great allergic guest who gets asked back again and again. Communicate. Tone is a huge part of good communication so keep…