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What to do when the gluten monster attacks?

Our family follows a strict gluten-free diet for many reasons. Most of the time we are successful in keeping the gluten monster out of our lives. Sunday we were attacked on three fronts. Three kids got into gluten in one day! If you have never experienced the out-of-controllness (is that even a word?) that follows gluten, you have truly been blessed.

The fallout included an adorable one-year-old that fussed non-stop, was super sleepy, but would only sleep for an hour at a time. Our three-year-old princess was up all through the night with night terrors. The most affected, however, was our super sweet nine-year-old son. He was bounce-off-the-walls, roller coaster emotions, no focus, no fine motor skills glutenized. Not a pretty sight. Continue reading