We typically think winter when we think of eczema, but for so many families (including ours), eczema is year-round. Just like during the winter months, prevention is key; however, how we manage and prevent eczema symptoms can look a little different from one season to the next.
In today/s blog post, I provide a few kind + mindful tips for eczema prevention for both pre and post fun in the sun this summer.
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.
For families managing eczema, the clothes and fabrics we purchase is just as important as the skincare we use. Our skin needs an opportunity to breath freely and be comfortable, both day and night. Here are a few of my best tips when selecting clothing for your littles with eczema.