Our friends at The Eczema Company & Kyle Dine, food allergy singer/song writer, have collaborated to create a song just for kids dealing with eczema! This song was made to encourage our kids that they will continue to fight and win as they continue on this journey. Eczema is already painful and stressful enough! It can really get kids down, while parents worry and stress about how to provide their child with relief. We hope that this song will keep encourage and empower the whole family! May this song make your eczema routines a bit easier to manage and may Read More
…It’s More Than Just Itchy Skin!
Reducing the Itch Despite good skincare for eczema, the itch sensation may still be felt. Slow moving progress towards getting rid of the pesky itch can be a challenge. We’ve come up with a few easy ways to reduce the itch. There are many studies on medication and itch chemicals within our bodies that doctors use to help us understand how to reduce or block the itch. In order to reduce the itch, we must stop the itch-scratch cycle. Apply a cool compress on the eczema skin patch, which can temporarily ‘numb’ the itch “Dry brush” to slough off dead skin. This not only removes dead Read More
Tips to reduce scratching in eczema babies and young kids Having eczema is tough, whether for babies, young kids or adults. Atopic dermatitis, commonly known as eczema, is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that is characterized by itch (pruritus). This itch, and the constant need to scratch, severely affects the quality of life of both children and parents. Unfortunately, it is not easy to control itch and for babies, it can be extremely difficult (if not outright impossible!) to communicate not to scratch and explain the damage brought on from scratching. Scratching and its Damaging Effects Scratching can lead to Read More
“Mom, we’re bored. There’s nothing to do!” How many moms worldwide cringe at those words every day? Those words are especially bothersome when the day is a snow day and school has been cancelled…again. You are trapped in a tiny box with four walls and kids who want out. Help! With the crazy winter/spring we’ve been experiencing, it’s sometimes impossible to let the kids go outside to play. So what can you do to occupy their minds and burn off some energy? Something that will allow you to keep your sanity? Well, try these hints below to start. It all Read More
Sniffling. Then a fever. Perhaps nausea. Oh no! One of the kids are sick. Now what? As a parent of a sick child, caring for a sick child is the most important thing on your mind. Keep the child hydrated. Medicate for fever and symptoms. Try to make the child comfortable. All of these things can keep you hopping. But what if you are a parent to more than one child? Your troubles have just doubled…or tripled. How can you keep your little one from spreading the bug to the other children? How are you going to clean up accidents and Read More