Category Archive for: ‘Sleep’

Healthy Ways To Get More Energy

As parents, we’re used to running on low some days. Sleep is often not as good as it should be, and our diets are often not perfect either. Stress, worry, insomnia, and a little too much thinking can all lead to days where we feel like we’re literally out of fuel. While the shelves of stores are filled with energy drinks, pills, and supplements that claim to give us a boost – they may not always be the best choice for a family that’s trying to eat and live well. These drinks and pills often contain caffeine, chemical stimulants, synthetic Read More

The Basics Of Polyphasic Sleeping

polyphasic sleeping for eczema
If your little one isn’t sleeping because of itching, pain, discomfort, or other issues, chances are you aren’t either. As parents, getting enough sleep is just as important for our health and wellness as it is for our kids’ development – so how to we find balance? If your child isn’t giving you enough down time to get the rest you need, polyphasic sleeping may be one solution. This sleeping rhythm gives you short bursts of deep rest at timed intervals throughout the day so that you can match nap times and function on as little as just two hours Read More

Adrenal Fatigue & Eczema

Our adrenal glands are essential to keeping us protected from illness and stress. Located on top of the kidneys, the adrenals release a variety of hormones that respond to stress to help keep us protected and alert when times are tough. If you’ve dealt with eczema for any length of time, you know that it can be a deeply stressful and draining experience. While this shows on the surface., what may not show is what’s happening on the inside. The adrenals are not an endless well of stress hormones and they can be depleted if they don’t have enough time Read More

Eczema And Teething

It may sound odd, but many parents experience a spike in their children’s eczema when teething begins, and chances are it’s not just coincidental. Teething is an extremely important part of any child’s growth. It symbolizes that their body is becoming ready to digest new foods and work towards a more complex diet with greater independence. The first teeth a child gets are a rite of passage of sorts that celebrates their growth, health, and a brand new array of foods they’ll soon get to sample! The issue comes up when teething causes aggravation in eczema or just the teething Read More

Simple Tips To A Good Night’s Sleep

If you have a child with allergies, a lot of energy, or just a child who doesn’t want to miss out on anything – you may find that it’s hard to get them to sleep at night. When bedtime comes around, many children experience anxiety about being alone, missing out on fun events that happen after they’re asleep, or sometimes even nightmares. The good news is that there are some simple tips you can utilize every night to help get your child ready for bed and get them off to sleep without all the hassle and fuss. Routine Come up Read More