We’re announcing Our First Eczema Twitter Party! And you’re invited! What’s a twitter party? Here’s a quick overview provided by one of our host that will get you up to speed to enjoy the fun! Join us to discuss “What works for your child’s eczema?”: When: March 16th, 9pm EST Hashtag: #4Eczema Host: Mei, Eczema Blues Sponsors: ScratchMeNot& The Eczema Company We’ll also be giving away 3 prizes suited for eczema children and winners (from US or Canada) will be selected and contacted by our sponsors. 1st Prize: US$30 store credit at EczemaCompany.com 2nd Prize: (1) ScratchMeNot Classic 3m-3T (Winner specifies whether Read More
…It’s More Than Just Itchy Skin!
Have you had one of these days that left you internally screaming? I was talking to my mom about her granddaughter’s itchy skin. And I could tell this conversation was not going in the direction I had hoped. She simply didn’t understand what I was going through. She was trying, yet she just couldn’t. I called another friend, hoping she could potentially give me some tips or encouragement. Better yet, just listen. Yep, unavailable. Reached out to my husband at work…busy. Let the Scream Fest begin. (Insert screaming, stomping, and steam rising out of ears) According to a study done Read More
Parents and rest, do they ever go hand in hand? Can you remember 7 consecutive days when you felt well rested? I can’t! Between potty training, errands, work, dinner and __________ (fill in the blank) it’s amazing we can function in the morning. Add to this ever growing responsibility list: diet & allergy journals, doctor’s appointments, cream/medicine applications, and stress…then you get another level of sleep deprivation. Fun times! Infant/Toddlers (–) Sleep (–) Itchy Skin (+) Daily Life = One extra tired mama and daddy! The inevitable occurs as if a moment of telepathy happens, you and your spouse look Read More
Ever heard the saying “she put her foot in it!” after tasting a great tasting cuisine? Simply, put “she added all love needed to bring that dish to life! I have 5 quick ways to add a dash of love into your spouse’s day. 1. Highlight your spouse’s best characteristics throughout the day, via text, phone and in person. Better yet, how your spouse brings love to your life 2. Act silly together! If your spouse loves to sing (and you know that it’s not quite his gift), let your guards down and sing with him/her. Be animated and get Read More
One of the best quotes I’ve heard about marriage went something like this. “We can get so caught up in the world of kids that we wake up years later and realize that our spouse has become a roommate that helped care for the kids. When the kids are gone, there is little to no connection between the husband and wife.” –Unknown [Paraphrased] This hit me like a ton of bricks! Some families are great at keeping the love alive, they go out on dates weekly, hold hands while shopping or during movies, sing to each other on road trips, Read More