As the cool weather months roll in, sipping herbal tea becomes an enjoyable way to relax and warm up. But did you know that many herbal teas are packed with healing properties, nutrients, minerals, and other essentials that may help with allergies? Adding these to your natural healing remedies may be a great way to keep seasonal allergies at bay while adding a great way to unwind to your busy day. When it comes to children, many of them can be coerced into drinking tea by squeezing and orange into the tea or adding a bit of honey or agave Read More
Last Updated April 26, 2017 By Andrea in Allergies, Herbal Remedies, Itchy Skin, Skin with 2 Comments
Most every parent encounters thumb sucking at some point in their child’s development. While most kids seem to grow out of the habit naturally as they age, especially as they begin enjoying solid foods in a new variety of textures and flavors, some kids stick to their thumb sucking and refuse to give it up. Experts believe that thumbsucking is a response to stress – kids feel stressed out by all kinds of things as they age, and thumb sucking acts as a kind of comforting action that helps soothe the nerves and quiet the mind. Once they feel the Read More
If you have a child that scratches – or a child that plays hard and comes home with scratches and cuts all the time, you may be wondering if there are more gentle and safe ways to help heal the cuts and prevent infection. Many products exist on the market that help parents protect their children’s sensitive skin – but are they all created equal? Do you have to use harsh chemicals and antibiotic-like ingredients just to keep a cut or scrape clean? We’ve found some simple products and solutions that will help you deal with the scrapes while knowing that you Read More
Last Updated January 28, 2016 By Andrea in Allergies, Itchy Skin, Scratching, Skin, smnblog, Treatments with Comments Off on Scratch-Free Summer Style!
If you’re a parent who has a child that scratches due to allergies, eczema, compulsive behavior, or any other cause, you’ve probably heard about ScratchMeNot mittens and how they help put an end to the damage caused by scratching. In today’s post, we thought it would be fun to look at the sweet styles and playful looks that our mittens come in this season to show that the ScratchMeNot mittens work and look cute while they do their job! Many parents think that taking their kids out on the town, to play dates, or shopping while wearing scratch mittens could be Read More
Last Updated June 15, 2017 By Andrea in Skin, smnblog with Comments Off on Natural Sunscreen For Sensitive Skin
The sun is shining, and the kids are all excited to be outdoors playing and enjoying the warmth. If you have a child with sensitive skin, or of you’re just concerned about all of the harsh chemicals that go in to making sunscreen, you may be wondering if natural sunscreen exists and more importantly if it works as well as its chemical-based counterparts. The good news is that some very proactive parents and consumers have gone to great lengths to formulate amazing natural sunscreen that really works and completely avoids all of the chemicals and ingredients that usually cause problems. Read More