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The Truth About Children’s Allergies

If you have a child with allergies, you may have wondered just what triggers allergies in a person and what the underlying causes really are. Allergies are actually a very complicated subject that involve many of the bodies most important functions. They come from some of the most complex system in the human body, and in some ways are a good sign! In this post the ScratchMeNot team would like to share some points about what allergies are, what causes them, and why your child has allergies at all. What Are Allergies? The immune system helps our bodies recognize and fight unwanted Read More

Kids With Allergies – Getting Rid Of The Itch

Now that Spring is in full swing, many children are experiencing the worst in seasonal allergies. For parents, this can be a frustrating time because the sniffling, coughing, itching, and irritable mood can be really tough to deal with. Unlike the common cold, allergies are persistent and can last weeks and even months. This means that parents need to be equipped with solutions to the children’s allergies problem so that they can minimize how much of an impact they have on living life to the fullest each and every day. Even though most flowers and plants are in bloom right Read More

Allergy Alert: Don’t Keep Your Kids Away From the Fun!

Every parent wants to protect their kids at all costs, but at the same time, every parent also wants their children to grow up to live a happy, fun, and fulfilled life with parties, friends, events, and every opportunity possible at their fingertips. When it comes to food allergies and sensitivities though, attending or hosting parties with your allergy free kids can be extremely stressful. You don’t want you children to feel left out, but at the same time, you need to be sure they don’t have any sort of reaction. .. Here are a few tips for ensuring your kids Read More

Seeing eczema for the first time….Update!!

After writing about Althea’s family experience a few months ago, we were excited to take a moment to catch up with her again for updates! We’ll cut right to the chase and focus on Esau, as his sibling’s have just about grown out of their eczema. Shortly after being around Althea’s energetic and loving bunch, she quickly grabbed my attention towards Esau’s arms. Althea was SO elated that she tried wet dresses for his arms because of the overnight improvement she’s witnessed. Their pediatrician suggested that she try a wet dress to increase his moisture retention. And sure enough, although Read More

Allergy frustrations misdirected…

We recently enrolled our little one into day school and she was SOOOO (ooooo) excited to begin. That morning, she knew she would meet her teachers, see more kids and have fun! We had all of our paperwork handled and I was ready to drop her off at school for the first time. Well, I thought I was going to drop her off. It turned out there were a few missing items needed to allow her attend, as her paperwork read she was allergic to nuts. Even though this is a peanut free facility, I would not able to drop her Read More