A twenty-one day journey to better eczema. We begin January 21.

Be Kind to Eczema — being kind to eczema

Making kind sleepwear choices

Making kind sleepwear choices
For eczema families, the sleepwear we choose is essential to ensure we utilize these beautiful, restful times to their fullest potential. We are allowing the skin to heal. Here are a few suggestions regarding making kind sleepwear choices for those with eczema.

You are exactly what your children need

You are exactly what your children need
Becoming a mother opened my eyes to how frequently I would make comparisons between myself and other moms. I would think, “Wow. She is so organized!” and “I wish I could make everything look that easy.” I often felt like I wasn’t meeting the expectations I placed on myself, especially regarding Vinnie’s eczema.

Eczema + second-hand clothing

Eczema + second-hand clothing

During the past few months, spending most of our time at home, we have watched our fair share of documentaries, many of which highlight the environmental impact of the textile industry. Every year, the fashion industry uses 93 billion cubic meters of water, enough to meet the consumption needs of five million people.     I have to admit, I have always loved new clothing pieces — sweaters, jeans, shoes, yoga wear, and yes, even fast fashion. Yet, as I become more aware of the carbon footprint my family and I are leaving behind on this earth, I am learning...


The benefits of gratitude

The benefits of gratitude
Research shows that gratitude can improve general well-being and happiness; it encourages resiliency, strengthens relationships with those you love, and reduces daily stress. Practicing gratitude can also be a helpful tool in managing eczema.

The skincare struggle is real

The skincare struggle is real

Let’s be honest for a moment, shall we? Any eczema parents understand the challenges of applying skincare to a squiggly, squirmy babe, especially after bath. This can be a stressful time for parents and children alike. If you struggle with having your little stay still after bath, please find below a few of my best tips!