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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

The Secret To Safe Co-Sleeping When Eczema Flares Up

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If scratching and irritation are keeping your child up at night or causing them to do damage to their sensitive skin while they sleep, co-sleeping may be a great option for you. While I really tried to avoid sharing my bed with a tossing, turning little one, I found to be a really effective and helpful option when things got rough. Co-sleeping has a ton of positive benefits, and it can be done safely without a lot of hassle if you’ve got the basics down. Today I’ll be sharing with you why this is such a great option for many Read More