Category Archive for: ‘Activities’

How ScratchMeNot supports Eczema Awareness Month

This is a wonderful month to bring Eczema Awareness to the forefront of everyone’s mind. Here’s how ScratchMeNot is helping push the cause forward! Events: Free Eczema Class on October 14, 2014 at the Nappy Shoppe at 11:30am Eczema & Asthma Twitter Chat on Oct 30, 2014… Stay tuned for details Giving Back: $1 from every sale during the month of October will be given to the National Jewish Health! They specialize in severe eczema cases all over the world and are located in Colorado! Families that are seeking medical attention only pay what they can afford. It is truly an exciting Read More

They Say It’s Your Birthday… Now What?

Kids who have summer birthdays really have it good – parties are always fun in the sun! No matter how many activities are planned and how much great food is on the table, parents who have kids with allergies often struggle to let their kids enjoy birthday parties for fear of allergen exposure and illness. If you’ve got a birthday party to attend this season, we’ve got some ideas for you – and a few questions, too! Food Allergies Are No Fun The number one thing parents who have kids with allergies worry about when it comes to parties of Read More

Teach Your Kids a Second (or Third) Language And Dramatically Enhance Their Success Potential!

The world is becoming smaller and smaller every day. With the Internet, quick travel, and global cities that host people from all across the world there’s one tool that can set anyone apart from the rest as they try to find their career success – speaking more than one language. Kids learn fast, and taking advantage of this time to give them exposure to one or several other languages can dramatically enhance the way they think, connect with others, process information, problem solve, and fit into a multi-cultural world. Kids who speak more than one language often feel more confident Read More

Splash Into Summer Fun!

Summer is in full force and boy is it hot outside! If your kids are like mine, there’s one thing they want to do when the sun is out and the thermometer is at the tipping point – play in the water! Water fun makes a great summertime activity that’s not only fun, it can actually help soothe and even prevent eczema issues. Today we’re going to take the plunge and look at a few simple ideas for water play, and some of the ways they help soothe sensitive skin. No matter where the water takes your family this summer, Read More

Family Photos – Love Them or Dread Them?

Everyone loves a beautiful family portrait that shows the personality of each family member and the love they all share – but is getting the perfect shot just completely impossible? I don’t know about you, but family portrait day can often be a source of more anxiety and hassle for me than it is fun and excitement. I worry about how the kids look, if we can all stay clean long enough to get to the photography studio, and what will happen when we all get seated into our perfect pose. Through trial, error, and some great tips from fellow Read More