Posts Tagged ‘eczema parents’

Eat, Scratch, Repeat? The Food Allergy and Eczema Connection

By Louise Goldberg RD, CSP, CNSC Eczema can be challenging for kids to deal with and even more challenging for their parents.  My patients tell me having eczema affects all aspects of their life, from difficulty concentrating in school (because of feeling so itchy) to a rough night’s sleep.  Moms and dads become super sleuths…

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The Green Monster: Growing Up with Eczema

Kim is new blogger on the eczema scene. I first learned about her blog over on Twitter where she’s constantly tweeting about eczema news and related stories. She had chronic eczema as a child and still suffers today so I asked her to share a story with us from her childhood. I always find it…

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Stuff Eczema Mamas Say – the Video is Finally HERE!

I am one proud mama. My first ever YouTube video is up! I hope you love it because it’s for YOU! This video is dedicated to all the parents helping their children deal with the daily stress of eczema. Eczema is not easy. Eczema is not pretty. You are there for your child through all…

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Allergies: Honesty and Adulthood

Here is another great post from Tristan – not my son, but Atopic Girl. I’m just so fascinated by her and her stories looking back on her childhood eczema. This piece is a little bit touchy for me as it goes up against my beliefs in natural treatments and therapies. I know they don’t always…

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Our Eczema Trials – Wet Wrap Therapy

Wet wrapping therapy is a miracle short-term fix for moderate to severe eczema, psoriasis, allergic contact dermatitis, and even dermatomyositis. While in no means a cure, wet wraps can offer a much needed break from the everyday stress of dry, itchy eczema and many other skin conditions. Results can be dramatic after one time, but it…

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Eczema Moms: Shit We Say

You must have seen all the hilarity going around. The first one I saw was “Sh*t Crunchy Mamas Say – Part Two.” I could so relate and just loved it! Then I read a post by Allergy-Free Vintage Cookery called “Sh*t Allergy Moms Say.” Again, loved it! So, now it’s time for……… Sh*t Eczema Moms…

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Natural Skincare Solutions for Your Eczema Child

I am a big fan of SafeMama, who is an expert in the green parenting community. If you remember, I spoke about her once before as she was one of the recipients of my Liebster Award. So, I was honored beyond words when she asked me to share my recommendations for natural skincare for eczema…

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Jennifer Talks to Dr.B – Top Tips for Practitioners

As a mother, I have certain expectations when taking my son to see his dermatologist. The dermatologist probably has a completely different set of expectations and rightly so. They spent years in medical school. I’ve spent years being a mother. They spent years dealing with patients of all ages. I’ve spent years watching my son…

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The Combined Approach: How Mark’s Eczema Got Better

  By Dr. Christopher Bridgett Mark is 2½ and lives with his older sister Jennie who is 4, and his Mum and Dad in a flat near the centre of town. He has had eczema since he was born, coming and going, but never clearing up. It disturbs everyone’s sleep, and he spends a great deal…

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Remembering the Long Nights

I just came across this cartoon from Marcie Mom. It brings me back to the horrible nights when Tristan’s eczema was extreme. Back before we knew that food was triggering his flair-ups and itch trances. Oh yes, this scene hits very close to home. We would lay in bed with Tristan, gently tickling his legs…

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Soothing the Eczema Itch – Try Green Tea Powder

I found a recent blog post by Green and Bitchy to be super interesting. The itching with eczema can be so intense and so horrific, it’s just not possible or humane to sit there and let our little ones suffer through a round of it. We’ve tried all the anti-itch creams you can imagine and…

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