Party planning for a group of kids is a challenge. Party planning for a group of kids, in which some have diet restrictions, is a fun challenge! Goal: Make sure everyone is given food they will actually eat. That’s a plausible goal right? Ok, I wasn’t stressed about the food, I had an alterior motive: To get those little kids as tired as possible so their parents would LOVE ME and have peaceful night’s rest!! Did I mention I planned this event last minute? Luckily, I had marvelous help from my new sidekick Megan. We divided up the tasks and Read More
…It’s More Than Just Itchy Skin!
The Eczema Company to carry ScratchMeNots! – by Marcie’s Mom of Eczema Blues A mother who has a child with eczema opens a store dedicated to providing eczema products in one place. Read Full Read More
Itchy Irritated Skin, Scratching Little Fingers – Part One: Protective Clothing by Jennifer of The Eczema Company There is nothing worse than seeing your child suffer. Eczema is absolutely unforgiving when it comes to the maddening desire to scratch. As adults we can sometimes control the scratching reflex, but many times we don’t even realize we’re doing it. And it feels so good to scratch! How can we blame our children for trying to relieve the itch by scratching? I know my son used to scratch so intensely, he’d go into these itch trances. In a zombie-like state he’d dig at his skin, drawing Read More
At a restaurant today, I ran into the familiar question “She can’t eat what?”. I feel like their kitchen screamed… I have been tired of making two dinners, one for us and one for our little one. I decided to try a new restaurant, one of those pre-cooked refrigerated dinner places. I figured it’s healthier, they’ll have plenty of variety and maybe this will be a great alternative to cooking. Puhleaseeee be an answer to my prayers. Despite the initial questioning, I still had hope as I starred at refrigerator after refrigerator full of tempting food that I did not Read More
As many of us know, when it comes to taking care of sensitive and/or itchy skin, the dollar signs start to stack up! Thanks to Whole Foods, they have a great 1 day deal through Living Social! Buy $20 worth of groceries and only pay $10. Now that’s a deal in and of itself when Aquaphor alone can cost up to $15 a container. Whole Foods overs a great selection of skin creams/ cleaners and more for those with skin irritants. Enjoy the Whole Foods coupon. There is a limit to this Whole Foods goodness: You must purchase the coupon Read More