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DIY Disaster / Emergency Preparedness Kit – Customized for allergy needs!

One of the most important things we can do for the health and safety of our families is create and maintain an emergency and disaster preparedness kit. These kits can be purchased online or in local stores – but you can also put them together on your own and save money in the process! Before putting a kits together, consider where you’ll store it all. Most people use waterproof 5-gallon buckets which can be sealed and stored in closets or basements spaces. You may also want to consider using a backpack since this can be easy to grab-and-go when needed, 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

Challenge: Topical or Internal?

As I’ve been researching various skin issues that attack babies, toddlers and adults. I’ve come to this same question over and over again: Topical or Internal? America has been indirectly trained to follow this vicious cycle: Ailment —> Doctor’s appointment —> Prescription (cream or pills) = Problem solved….temporarily Most likely the ailment comes back and we begin the cycle all over again.  It’s no secret that the healthcare industry gives a lot of prescriptions to handle the symptoms instead of getting to the root of the problem. I’ve decided to come out of the fog to return to our grassroots Read More