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Preparing For Winter

As 2012 draws to a close and most of us enter winter weather, it’s a good idea to take some time and plan ahead for your family’s meals for the coming months. During the winter it can be hard and frustrating to get to the store as much as you like, and to find the same variety of foods you are accustomed to in the warmer seasons. For this reason, it’s always a good idea to stock up on foods that will work well with your family’s health needs and keep any allergies or sensitivities at bay. Many foods that Read More

Lack Of Sleep And Allergies

If you’re the parent of a child with allergies, chances are you’re familiar with losing sleep over itching, scratching, and general discomfort. It’s common for parents and kids to lose out on valuable sleep because allergies get in the way. Falling asleep can be almost impossible when your child can’t stop itching or experiencing discomfort. The good news is that there are some simple tips you can use to help increase your chances of a good night’s sleep without a lot of fuss. MEDICATION Your doctor may suggest a mild medication that will help calm the allergies before bedtime. This Read More

What To Look For When Choosing Bath Products For Your Child

If you have a child with sensitive skin, allergies, eczema, or other skin irritations, you’ve probably already found out that sometimes choosing the right product to bath and moisturize your child’s skin can be confusing. There are more baby bath products on the market right now than ever before, and all of them claim to be the best! So which ones are really great for your child’s sensitive skin, and which products will help cut down on itching, sooth irritations, and keep your child’s skin hydrated and soft? The first thing you should look for in finding the perfect bathing Read More

Keeping Eczema Down As The Summer Heats Up

In many areas of the country, it is predicted that this is going to be one of the warmer and dryer summers we’ve seen in recent years. If you have a child with eczema, it’s especially important during this kind of weather that you take a few extra precautions to help prevent eczema flare ups in babies and children of all ages. The good news is that managing your child’s eczema isn’t complicated, and it just requires a few extra steps to help make the most out of the coming summer season. One thing we know about eczema in children Read More

What’s wrong with my laundry? Soap nuts are not nuts!

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Before children, my main concern about healthy living was what I ate. Organic vs. conventional was the only decision I needed to make. Little did I know I would have children with eczema that would cause me to question just about anything that wasn’t natural. There’s a whole world of natural that I’m learning about on the journey. It’s eye opening to learn what exactly we are consuming and placing on our bodies. During our first Eczema Twitter Party, I began to learn more about Soap Nuts. First things first, soap nuts are not nuts! This is very important to Read More