It may sound silly, but many people actually don’t breathe properly! In our society we are taught to suck in our bellies and lify up our heads. This causes the shoulders and chest to do all the work when we have a specific muscle, the diaphragm, that’s supposed to make it all happen. Breathing is tied in to just about every function of the human body and mind. How we breathe influences our stress levels, emotional state, immune system, pain level, and ability to relax the body. When we breathe in a shallow way from the shoulders and chest, we Read More
If you have a child with allergies and keep an epi-pen on hand in case of an accident, you may be wondering how to always have it on hand without the cumbersome task of fussing with it whenever you leave the house. The good news is that there are some creative ways to keep your child’s epi-pen with you no matter where you go so that you can have the peace of mind that comes from knowing you’ll be able to help if an allergic reaction should happen. The best line of defense against an aggressive allergic reaction is always Read More
If you child suffers from allergies of any kind, you may be wondering where to turn for help. The Internet is a great resource for learning more about what works for other parents – but it’s no replacement for the detailed information you can get about your child from a specialist. Your child is unique and their allergies are unique too. Working with a great allergy professional is the best first step to tackling the problem and preventing it from getting in the way. Doctors, nurses, allergists, dietitians, dermatologists, pediatricians… all of these experts can help, but which one is best for your child? Seeing Read More
Believe it or not, oatmeal is a pretty amazing thing packed with some pretty important vitamins, minerals, and proteins, oatmeal! It’s great for the body both inside and out. One of the most profound ways that oatmeal can benefit your family is on the skin. This amazing product works wonders for even the most delicate skin, and it can provide needed relief at times when the skin of your child or any of your family members needs it most. Oatmeal just may be one of the best home remedies for itchy skin, and its gentle effects are a great alternative Read More
Last Updated January 28, 2016 By Andrea in Allergies, Itchy Skin, Scratching, Skin, smnblog, Treatments with Comments Off on Scratch-Free Summer Style!
If you’re a parent who has a child that scratches due to allergies, eczema, compulsive behavior, or any other cause, you’ve probably heard about ScratchMeNot mittens and how they help put an end to the damage caused by scratching. In today’s post, we thought it would be fun to look at the sweet styles and playful looks that our mittens come in this season to show that the ScratchMeNot mittens work and look cute while they do their job! Many parents think that taking their kids out on the town, to play dates, or shopping while wearing scratch mittens could be Read More