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
Last Updated September 9, 2017 By Andrea in Allergies, smnblog, Treatments with Comments Off on DIY Disaster / Emergency Preparedness Kit – Customized for allergy needs!
5 Uncommon Yet Effective Eczema Treatments You’re somewhat a skin expert, right? If eczema is part of your life, you have more experience and you’re a lot more knowledgeable in skincare than the average Joe. But are you up to the latest trends with skincare gadgets? Let’s find out. 1. Dry Brushing Dry brushing does exactly what it says. The dry brush is made of materials designed for the skin which will not cause micro-cuts or sores when rubbed on the skin. It is suggested to perform a full body dry brush twice a day: once in the morning and Read More
The NEA has announced it’s first Eczema App which helps you: *Track Flares and Treatments *Take notes about the flare *Gain Information about Eczema by age groups *Get Up To Date News about Eczema from the NEA *Available for all mobile Apple and Android Devices *& More! Download it here! All images courtesy of Read More
If your child is on a limited diet due to allergies or finicky eating, you may be wondering if they are getting enough of the most important vitamins and minerals each and every day. Using a high end children’s multivitamin is one of the best and easiest ways to ensure that your child gets all of the nourishment they need – but which ones are best? Right now there are countless selections for you to choose from on the market from liquids and pills to vitamins shaped like teddy bears. The sheer selection can be confusing in and of itself- Read More
Last Updated October 26, 2017 By Andrea in Itchy Skin, Moisturizers, Scratching, Skin, smnblog with 23 Comments
One of the most frustrating situations any parent can be faced with is a baby who scratches. There are many causes for itchy skin, but sometimes it can seem like a true mystery to figure out just what’s behind the irritation your baby is dealing with. The good news is that there are some general treatments and techniques that may help alleviate or at least cut down on the itchy skin that causes your baby to scratch. Scratching is a natural response The first thing to keep in mind is that if your baby scratches – there’s a reason for Read More
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