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Help Your Child Cope With Eczema: 5 Strategies for Coping

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As I’m sure you know, there is no cure for eczema. I’m sure you also know that managing eczema can be exhausting for everyone involved. It’s hard (to say the least) to watch someone you love go battle eczema. It is equally difficult to be a part of the support system for someone with eczema. You are probably asking yourself: What can I do to make this easier for my little one? What can I do to make this easier on the entire family? Below are five coping strategies that can help make managing eczema just a little bit easier. Let Read More

How To Sleep with An Eczema Flare-Up

Sleep is a super crucial component to everyone’s overall health. As I’m sure you know, when you are going through an eczema flare-up, sleep can be a nightmare! What makes it worse is that a lack of sleep is not only bad for your overall health, it make your eczema worse too. This study found that eczema was associated with higher odds of fatigue, regular daytime sleepiness, and regular insomnia. The good news is that this doesn’t have to be you! By following some of these tips and tricks, a good night’s sleep with eczema is possible! Keep it cool Read More

How ScratchMeNot supports Eczema Awareness Month

This is a wonderful month to bring Eczema Awareness to the forefront of everyone’s mind. Here’s how ScratchMeNot is helping push the cause forward! Events: Free Eczema Class on October 14, 2014 at the Nappy Shoppe at 11:30am Eczema & Asthma Twitter Chat on Oct 30, 2014… Stay tuned for details Giving Back: $1 from every sale during the month of October will be given to the National Jewish Health! They specialize in severe eczema cases all over the world and are located in Colorado! Families that are seeking medical attention only pay what they can afford. It is truly an exciting Read More

The Best Linen Types For Sensitive Skin

As the cooler weather sets in, many parents change or increase the type of sheets and blankets used on their child’s bed to give added comfort and warmth. At this time, many parents wonder if certain fabrics are better or worse for their children who have sensitive skin or allergies – and the answer may surprise you! In today’s post we’ll look at some of the most popular types of linens, sheets, and blankets to give you information about which types may be best for you and your family. Micro-Fiber This easy to clean material is made from tiny pieces Read More

Sleeping When Itchy

Itching is probably one of the most distracting, irritating, and agitating sensations we can have. When the skin lights up with hot spots and itching, it seems like the itch goes all the way to the bone. This sensation in children often leads to aggressive scratching that can cause scratches, infections, and further eczema flare ups. The catch-22 with itchy skin is that often times a good night’s sleep gives the immune system and the skin time to do some healing – but who can sleep through an itch? Here are some simple and effective things you can try to Read More