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Exclusive: Brittany Mahomes on Game Day Rules and Diaper Bag Go-Tos

Ahead of the Super Bowl, Mrs. Mahomes reveals the importance of setting boundaries within her family's suite, her daughter’s new favorite snack and the one item she takes everywhere.
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By Wyndi Kappes, Associate Editor
Published February 8, 2024
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Getting ready for game day, especially the Super Bowl, is no small feat. While Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes hones his skills for Sunday’s showdown, his wife, Brittany Mahomes, gears up for an even more critical task: safeguarding her team—14-month-old son Patrick “Bronze” Lavon Mahomes III and 2-year-old daughter Sterling Skye—from dangerous food allergies.

Brittany Mahomes has been aware of her daughter Sterling’s mild nut allergies for years. However, a frightening incident last summer involving her son Bronze being rushed to the hospital after a severe reaction to nuts has heightened Mahomes’ vigilance. Now, as she anticipates the snack-filled environment of events like the Super Bowl, she’s even more diligent about protecting her children from allergens.

“I have no guilt in speaking up for my kids and their safety,” Brittany Mahomes emphasized in an exclusive interview with The Bump. “At games in our suites, we’ve eliminated anything that could potentially cause an issue, and we make everyone around us aware. Our friends, our family—everybody knows that they can’t have nuts, they can’t have certain things. And if we do come across people that don’t know, I do address the situation. I let them know, ‘Please don’t offer this to my kid.’ Advocating for your kid and ensuring their health and safety is the utmost important part as a parent.”

In preparation for any unforeseen encounters with allergens, Brittany Mahomes now stays prepared with the one item she takes everywhere—her kid’s AUVI‑Q epinephrine auto-injector.

Made especially for young kids with severe allergies and designed with their parents in mind, Mahomes says she loves it’s user-friendly deisgn. "As a mom, having something that can speak to you through this situation is very important. In that situation, you’re panicking, you’re freaking out, so having a calm voice speak to you and even remind you to call 911 is pretty important,” Mahomes noted describing AUVI‑Q’s audio walkthrough. “I have also trained everyone around us with our AUVI‑Q. We take it in our diaper bag with us everywhere.”

Like any mom of two little ones, Mahomes also ensures her diaper bag is stocked with essentials for her little ones. “We always carry safe snacks that they can eat and share with their friends. My daughter is big into [applesauce pouches]( and we love the little Nature’s Bakery Fig Bars that are nut free, dairy free,” Mahomes notes. “Also, my daughter’s really big into Cuties right now. Starting to learn to peel it herself. She thinks she’s such a big kid that she can peel it and eat it all by herself now. And it keeps her busy, which I love.”

Despite all of her diaper bag goodies, Mahomes says that at the end of the day ensuring that her kids are safe, happy and healthy is a group effort. One she gives much credit to her community for. “My husband is my number one. We parent pretty well together and have two of the most amazing kids,” she notes. “Obviously, our family, pretty close friends, and our nannies also help us out. They are great and phenomenal, and we are very thankful for them.”

With some well-set boundaries, a well-stocked diaper bag and the help of her community Mahomes is poised to tackle the excitement of any game day with confidence—the Super Bowl included.

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