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ScratchMeNot Review: Living with Eczema – MarcieMom

When I started to read Mei’s book, “Living with Eczema”, I quickly realized that if this book were available a few years ago, I could have began my own eczema journey with a solid foundation. Being a new parent of a child with eczema can be life changing and overtly overwhelming. There are so many questions left unanswered. When my daughter was diagnosed with eczema at two months of age, it took lots of googling, reading articles & books and of course, experience to bridge my educational gaps. Today, I’m eager to share the information you’ll gain within Living with Eczema. It’s similar to Read More

How To Treat Eczema If You Can’t Find The Trigger

If you’re like me, you’re constantly on the hunt for those hidden food and allergen triggers that cause eczema to flare up. It seems that just when I figure out what not to give my kids; something else starts causing us trouble. The real work of a parent who has a child with eczema really is finding triggers and managing them – but what if you simply can’t figure them out? Sometimes triggers are like a puzzle that stumps the best of us, but there’s still hope. There are some things you can do to give your child and yourself Read More

The Home School Solution

If you have a child with eczema, allergies, or special needs, chances are you’ve already encountered the challenge that school brings up. Letting your children out of your sight for many hours a day can be overwhelming to parents since they lose control over the unique health needs their child has – but is home schooling the best alternative to doing so? Many parents in recent years have chosen home schooling as a way to keep their kids at home where they can be given the best direct support and care, and we’ll be looking into this option in this Read More

5 Foods That Help Heal Eczema

Did you know that a variety of foods have natural anti-inflammatory, detoxifying, and soothing properties that can help your child’s body keep eczema flare ups away or heal the ones that have already started? Healing through food is a wonderful way to get gentle yet effective nutrients to the body that can help support it in healing and strengthening – and many of these foods are really easy to work in to daily meal plans. Working with healing foods is just another way that we can help avoid and heal eczema issues each and every day, and some of them Read More

Goldfish Bandit: Not mayhem, but mischief

For a parent of a child with food allergies, the last thing we want to hear is our child eating a food that aggregates eczema. I’m one of those parents that makes a list of what she cannot eat, explains why she cannot eat it, show how the foods look, and why she needs to avoid them. And she’s EXTREMELY precautious about anaphylactic foods. And yet, we still have a dilemma. We found out about her food allergies, mostly through trial and error, then through allergy tests. Which means our daughter has “tasted” her “no-no” foods before they were banned. One Read More