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Is Your Child Eating Their Way To Inflammation?

Did you know that what happens in the digestive tract plays a big role in what happens on the skin and in the immune system as a whole? Many people say that the immune system lives in the gut – and there’s a good reason for that. Our digestive tract is where our body deals with many of the things that agitate our immune system, and it’s the place where the body deals with these things so that they don’t cause excess damage. The issue is that when the gut is damaged due to inflammation, it cannot deal with foods, Read More

When Thumb Sucking Triggers Eczema

There’s something that seems so natural and even primal about thumb sucking. Just about all kids do it at one time or another, and it seems to have some benefits. Thumb sucking helps kids wean from breastfeeding by providing a comforting replacement as they get used to solid foods. It also soothes and relaxes them, and many parents have noticed that thumb sucking is the one thing that helps their child drift off to sleep. With all these benefits, what can we do as parents when thumb sucking actually causes eczema flare ups? The moisture, saliva, and irritation that thumbsucking Read More

Cold Creams For Eczema Relief

One of the biggest reasons why eczema flare ups happen is inflammation. When skin tissues get inflamed, the immune system responds and itching can begin. No matter what kinds of protocols, tricks, or skin products you use for your children when flare ups happen, there’s a simple thing you can do to make it even more effective and we’ll show you how to make it happen in today’s post. Inflammation Issues Inflammation is the body’s natural and healthy response to injury. Tissues get inflamed because extra blood carrying nutrients and oxygen rush to the surface to speed up healing. The Read More

5 Foods That Help Heal Eczema

Did you know that a variety of foods have natural anti-inflammatory, detoxifying, and soothing properties that can help your child’s body keep eczema flare ups away or heal the ones that have already started? Healing through food is a wonderful way to get gentle yet effective nutrients to the body that can help support it in healing and strengthening – and many of these foods are really easy to work in to daily meal plans. Working with healing foods is just another way that we can help avoid and heal eczema issues each and every day, and some of them Read More

3 Simple Herbal Skin Soaks

This week we’d like to introduce you to three simple herbal skin soaks that you can use to fight inflammation, irritated skin, and skin issues with the healing power of nature – and how to do it in the most hassle free way possible! Herbal skin soaks allow you to put the healing power of all-natural botanicals right where they’re needed most, and the relief they offer can be drastic and instant. Try these skin soaks and washes out for yourself and see which ones your kids’ skin responds to best! How To Do An Herbal Skin Soal This is Read More