Be Kind to Eczema — kindness
I am sure many of you have seen these little @truearthmovement laundry strips advertised lately. As I researched more about them, they met my “laundry list” of laundry soap requirements, paraben-free, free from dyes, free from bleach, dioxane free, biodegradable, hypoallergenic, fragrance-free and not tested on animals. The most appealing part is the packaging! No more plastic laundry containers in our landfills and oceans. I just had to try them and share with you my completely unbiased, unsponsored thoughts. I ordered them initially at the height of the pandemic. I ordered the smallest quantity to test. The package did...
Joy. This word may mean different things to you than your neighbour. The dictionary defines it as “a feeling of great pleasure and happiness.” But in today’s climate, joyful feelings can often be overshadowed by feelings of uncertainty, disappointment, and fear. I have been on a bit of a roller-coaster myself. Somedays, I feel confident as a parent, present and hopeful and other days I am barely holding it together. For me, I think a lot of my negative feelings come from expectations. I am expecting the day to run smoothly, for me to be productive as a...
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!
Years ago, I would have never connected the words eczema and kind together. In today’s post I talk about what Vinnie’s eczema routine used to look like and what works for our family today.