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Should schools ban PB&J?

Here is what's going on this week at SantaRosaMom.com:

<a href="http://www.santarosamom.com/forum/topics/banning-pb-j-at-schools" target="_blank"><strong>Should PB&amp;amp;J be banned?</strong> </a>

The growing number of kids with nut allergies has given cause for alarm at many schools, particularly with the parents whose child is prone to a severe reaction if they come in contact with nuts of any kind. Some schools have taken measures that include forbidding anything in lunches that includes peanut butter or other nut products, or by seating kids with nutty lunches at separate tables from the rest of the students. Parents of kids with no allergies feel their rights are being infringed upon as schools search their child's lunches or by treating them like "bad" kids when they bring PB&amp;amp;J to school, while parents with kids who have nut allergies feel attacked while trying to protect their children. What do you think the answer should be regarding schools and nut allergies?

<a href="http://www.santarosamom.com/forum/topics/book-club-social-time" target="_blank"><strong>Mom meet-up ideas</strong> </a>

One of our moms is looking for fun ways to meet other moms. She's proposing a book club start up, or some other fun outing to meet new friends. Interested? Check out her posting in the forums and chime in!

<a href="http://www.santarosamom.com/forum/topics/superdad-gets-daughter-to-eat-lunch" target="_blank"><strong>Superdad makes super lunches</strong> </a>

As parents, the majority of us have had to deal with getting a picky eater to eat. One dad went to "super" lengths to encourage his daughter not to stick her nose up at her bagged lunch. The heroic results are sure to give you a smile.


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