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Fact Or Fear – How Do You Teach Your Kids About Allergies?

When it comes to making sure our kids stay away from the foods, allergens, and situations that trigger eczema or allergies, they are often our best line of defense. A child who knows what they need to avoid and understands why is often the same child who avoids serious issues with their sensitivities, but what’s the best way to arm them with this information? Today we’re going to look at the two most common methods parents use to teach their kids about what needs to be avoided and look at which methods might be best for your family. Knowledge Is Read More

The Home School Solution

If you have a child with eczema, allergies, or special needs, chances are you’ve already encountered the challenge that school brings up. Letting your children out of your sight for many hours a day can be overwhelming to parents since they lose control over the unique health needs their child has – but is home schooling the best alternative to doing so? Many parents in recent years have chosen home schooling as a way to keep their kids at home where they can be given the best direct support and care, and we’ll be looking into this option in this Read More

Teaching Kids To Screen Foods

Most parents who have children with allergies are used to monitoring the foods their child eats and setting boundaries so that their child doesn’t get anything they shouldn’t – but what happens when parents can’t be around all the time? Many parents find that they take such excellent care of their child’s special needs that the child doesn’t end up knowing how to care for themselves in this regard. The good news is that you can teach your child to screen their own foods and how to create healthy understanding and boundaries about what they can and cannot eat. Food Read More

Breastfeeding : Allergies, Eczema, and Immunity

When babies are born their systems have little to no idea about the many allergens and toxins in the world they now live in. Nursing is a great way for mom’s immune system to train the baby’s about just how to deal with everything from ragweed and pollen to infections and the common cold. Because of this training, breastfeeding plays an integral role in the way that baby may react to bouts of eczema, birth allergies, and even in how well their immune system develops as a whole. If you’re a new mom and have chosen to breastfeed – this Read More

Sunscreen and Skin Sensitivity

It’s that time of year again when we need to start looking at sun protection. As the days get longer and hotter, it’s more important than ever that we make sure that the sun doesn’t add to allergies and other skin sensitivities we’re already dealing with. The good news is that there are more options than ever before, and many of them are a great fit for families who have skin allergies, eczema, and other sensitivities going on. This week, I’d like to explore some aspects of sun care you may need to know this season, and introduce you to some techniques Read More