Six years ago when my two young daughters and I joined the ranks of the US Celiac population, roughly 3 million strong, my carefree job as a parent changed. I no longer concerned myself with carpools and play dates, but immersed myself in information about gluten free diet. What I didn’t know in the beginning of this journey was that as a result of this disease, two amazing things were about to happen; two healthy children and and the www.glutenfreechecklist.com.
Becoming the family expert on Celiac Disease was the easy part. Explaining to my daughters why they could no longer eat the foods that they loved, or eat the treats brought in to school was the tough part. So many adjustments were made and I quickly learned the disease that I thought only affected part of my family, truly affected all of my family.