Stop Your Celiac Child from “Cheating” on His Gluten-Free Diet

Stop Your Celiac Child from “Cheating” on His Gluten-Free Diet

    Studies have shown that one of the main reasons why some celiac patients can’t stay gluten-free is that they don’t have a support group to encourage and help them. Being a part of support group can provide emotional and practical advantages to help you and your child succeed in the gluten-free lifestyle. This especially […]

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Your Celiac Child’s Road to Recovery

Your Celiac Child’s Road to Recovery

The amount of time it takes to feel better on a gluten-free diet is different for every person. The average length of time before people begin to experience relief of their symptoms is six to eight weeks. In adults, it can take the intestines several months or even years to heal. Since your child has […]

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Throw Your Own Gluten-Free Baking Parties

Throw Your Own Gluten-Free Baking Parties

     How do you increase gluten-free awareness and make your gluten-sensitive child feel special among his non-gluten-sensitive friends and relatives? Invite company over for baking gluten-free cookies.  His friends will enjoy the gluten-free cookies and can bring some home for their own families. The praise his friends will give over the cookies and the baking […]

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Finding Great Gluten-Free Cookie Recipes to Bake with Your Celiac Child

Finding Great Gluten-Free Cookie Recipes to Bake with Your Celiac Child

     Baking cookies goes back a long way in my family, and I was quick to establish it as a Turbin family tradition with my own kids. When I was diagnosed with celiac disease and adopted a gluten-free diet, I began accumulating gluten-free recipes for cookies and other baked goods so the tradition could carry […]

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Road Trips with Your Celiac Child

Road Trips with Your Celiac Child

For car trips, bring along a cooler or two with already-prepared gluten-free foods and snacks for your celiac child. Luckily for your child, there are more and more gluten-free snacks available which are perfect for road trips. For instance, you can order online various snacks such as gluten-free jerky, gluten-free potato puffs, and gluten-free popcorn. […]

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Consider Getting Your Celiac Child to Connect to a Celiac Support Group

Consider Getting Your Celiac Child to Connect to a Celiac Support Group

     First, a celiac support group will help you establish for you and your celiac child a network of celiac people who will be there for you in a welcoming, compassionate environment—with gluten-free refreshments, of course. Imagine what it would feel like if you and your child had a circle of friends to get together […]

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Bagels Buddy and Me by Melanie Krumrey

Bagels Buddy and Me by Melanie Krumrey

    Mother of 3 and new children’s author Melanie Krumrey did a very fine job in illustrating and writing the book, Bagels, Buddy and Me. This book is her story of her son’s headaches and stomachaches leading to tests which eventually led to high antibody tests, then her and then her daughter and then […]

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Traveling with Your Celiac Child

Traveling with Your Celiac Child

     As a gluten-free advocate and mother, I am often asked by parents for tips on how to travel with celiac children. A surprisingly easy task, traveling with your celiac child requires a little planning and a few of the same adjustments you’re already mastering at home.      First of all, how you’ll manage your […]

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