Preparing for Allergy Season – Indoors

There have been a few warm-ish days in the South this past week, and one hopes the trees don’t get the wrong idea. It’s not exactly Spring yet, which means allergy season should be several weeks off at the very least. But even if the buds aren’t popping out yet, there are things you can do to prepare your home to be a haven from outdoor and indoor allergens. Continue reading “Preparing for Allergy Season – Indoors”

Controlling Kids’ Allergies

According to the Center for Disease Control, allergic conditions are among the most common medical condition affecting children in the United States. Some kids become hypersensitive to things in their environments like food or pollen that trigger allergic reactions. Hay fever, the most common respiratory allergy, is a reaction to small particulates that our kids breathe. Obviously the air outdoors will contain many respiratory allergens, but so can our family rooms, our kids’ bedrooms, and their playrooms. To cut back on the irritants in these areas, the Asthma and Allergy foundation makes several recommendations for controlling the air quality in your home. Continue reading “Controlling Kids’ Allergies”