Conversations with God

Last night I had a conversation with God. I couldn’t wait to tell you about it. I asked him to explain the whole, “God only gives you what you can handle” phrase because I’ve heard it alot lately. God just started laughing. The thing most people don’t know about God is that he has an awesome sense Read more…

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My favorite things

So instead of a Vintage Life with Greyson + Parker post- I will instead do a shorty but sweetie one. I am so not Oprah -for a few Billion different reasons…but I can still share some of my new favorite things with you..And because of those billions of things I don’t have…unfortunately I can not give all Read more…

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Acceptance

Saturday I was driving in my car. An old- Toad the Wet Sprocket song called, Somethings Always Wrong was on the radio…and suddenly it was 1992… I was on my way to college…scared, nervous, happy, sad, scared, overwhelmed, hopeless and hopeful. Will I fit in? Will I find my people? Will I miss home? Will I Read more…

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Every Moment

Okay, G-Free Foodie friends, we have some exciting news!   Meet Chrissy, our newest G-Free Foodie Mommy contributor.  Read this post, check out her AMAZING Photography skills and see why we are so thrilled to have her. The first time I heard it was immediately after Greyson was born… The words were repeated by OB Read more…

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OMG Moments in Gluten Free Parenting – Camp!

In life, especially in parenting, there are a lot of moments when you look back and think, “Oh my gosh….I thought that phase was a challenge?”, because youʼve realized that whatʼs next is not going to be any easier. My first real experience with this was when I had my second son. I knew that Read more…

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Make your Kid More Restaurant-Friendly

Article from CNN’s Eatocracy 5@5: a daily, food-related list from chefs, writers, political pundits, musicians, actors, and all manner of opinionated people from around the globe. When crying kids disrupt dinner, who ends up paying the price? That was the question posed last week, and more than 21,000 readers weighed in saying that restaurants with Read more…

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What Would YOU Do If Your Doctor Asked You?

To “celebrate” the anniversary of my son’s diagnosis with celiac, I called his doctor to request an appointment.  I expected this whole process to be very uneventful and, to be blunt, really boring.  That was an incorrect assumption.  For starters, his GI Doctor, who I thought was fantastic, no longer takes Blue Cross.  So, I Read more…

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Four-Year-Olds and Blood Tests, the Trials of a Celiac Mommy!

Logan goes in for his nine month check up with the Pediatric GI doctor the beginning of March…that means we’ve  been GF for nine months.  I can’t believe it!  Thinking back, the initial diet change was rough, but I feel like we’ve really got it down.  I think being diagnosed as a kid will actually make this all easier Read more…

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Help Your Celiac Child Avoid Cross-Contamination

I can’t insist enough the importance of teaching your child about his own condition and cross-contamination. How much your child can absorb depends on his age and maturity level. You’ll be surprised by how much a child is capable of understanding, though. Even two-year-olds can practice “reading” labels with you at the grocery store. Practice Read more…

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Thanksgiving – My G-Free Game Plan

Thanksgiving is a really big deal at our house.  I live a long way away from my side of the family, and my husband’s parents are British.  Which means for the last eight years, my husband and I have hosted his parents and sometimes various other family members for a Thanksgiving feast.  Now, I will Read more…

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