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.
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.
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!