Mei, aka Marcie Mom, is writing to us from Singapore where she created a blog for parents with children diagnosed with eczema called Eczema Blues. She has published a children’s book this year (2011) titled “A to Z Animals are not scratching!” In this book children will “learn what the animals do instead of scratching”. She enjoys designing and cartooning, as well as, weekend outings with the family. What do parents do when we find out that our child has eczema? Take a moment to read how Mei and her family are answering this very question. Q: At Read More
…It’s More Than Just Itchy Skin!
Food Allergy Symptoms Guest Post by Lindsey Steffensen of Frugal Food Allergies When you think of food allergy symptoms you probably think of swollen, puffy faces and throats, hives, and the like. Did you know that food allergies can show themselves in other ways as well? Eczema Chronic red, itchy, dry, and irritated skin, otherwise known as eczema, can be a food allergy symptom. For example: my daughter had terrible eczema as an infant and toddler. We tried cream after cream, eventually bleaching her skin in her elbows and behind her knees from the steroids. A food allergy never crossed Read More
When eczema introduced itself to my family, I was told about a great product called Aquaphor. A non-medicated ointment that is thicker than lotion, better than vaseline and last forever (that’s if your little one doesn’t sneak to play in it!) It worked wonders for my daughter’s skin as it locked in moisture to reduce the amount of scaly, dry patches of skin. And seemingly in a matter of days, I could tell a BIG difference in her skin by using it before bed. However, as time passed and I became more aware of natural emollients, I started to wonder Read More
Last Updated April 26, 2017 By Andrea in Itchy Skin, Moisturizers, Scratching, Skin, smnblog with 1 Comment
Every parent looks forward to the moment when their child’s eczema has subsided and the itchy skin will be calm. That’s almost one of those distant dreams. The perfect day finally arrives! The clearest skin you’ve ever seen on your little one since forever! Today you do not have an itchy toddler. The hard work has paid off as you’ve been diligent applying moisturizers, switched up the cleansers and added medicine, if needed. You’ve been watching the little one’s diet, making sure your home is dust free, pollen free, and your purifier has been providing purest air from heaven. You’ve Read More
This brand is loved by parents around the world. So,what better way to spread the word than by our very own customers sporting this amazing product? We are hosting a photo contest where our customers can enter to win one of three prizes. All we need is for you to send a picture to us of your little one sporting their ScratchMeNot. Send in your photo entry to email@example.com between November 18-22, 2011. Type “SMN Photo Contest” in the subject line of your email. On November 23 we will open up the voting on our blog, Twitter, and Facebook fan page. Voting will last Read More