Parenting + Eczema

The ScratchSleeves Blog

This blog is about the day to day challenges of living with an eczema baby or child. Parenting an eczema child is much like parenting any other child – but some things are that little bit more complicated.

Parenting + Eczema shares our experience of bringing up a scratchy eczema baby. We hope that it will help you to enjoy the good stuff and avoid some of the pit-falls. As eczema is such a variable condition, we have also found some lovely guest bloggers to share their unique experience and expertise.

Explaining Eczema to Kids: Eczema book reviews by kids for kids

Explaining Eczema to Kids: Eczema book reviews by kids for kids

Books are a great way of starting a discussion about eczema with both kids who have it and those who don’t. But which one is right for the kids you want to talk to? While there isn’t a huge range of options, it’s difficult to know which book will engage your audience and which will languish on the bookshelf. The ScratchSleeves team have rounded up a team of junior reviewers, spent a small fortune on Amazon and put the most readily available eczema books to the test in our eczema book reviews…

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Tips to Deal with Eczema During the Winter

Tips to Deal with Eczema During the Winter

Eczema is a tough challenge at any time of the year but particularly so in the bitter winter weather. The changes in temperature from outdoors to central heating can put the skin under immense pressure and, as a result, will irritate the skin further. Here are a few tips to help ease your child’s eczema during the cold winter days and nights.

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Divine Dairy Free Butterscotch Dip

Divine Dairy Free Butterscotch Dip

As a non-dairy eater, I know from experience how tricky it can be to finding interesting and appealing dairy-free dessert recipes - there's only so many fresh fruit salads you can face without getting slightly bored of them. This butterscotch flavoured dip makes fruit salads and dairy-free ice cream just that little bit more interesting. It's delicious served hot or cold and it can be made in advance and kept in the fridge for up to a week. What's not to like?

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How To Prepare For Starting School When Your Child Has Eczema: A Parent’s Guide

How To Prepare For Starting School When Your Child Has Eczema: A Parent’s Guide

Starting school is a stressful time. But what if your child has eczema? Read our top tips for preparing your child and working with the school.

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Daily Life: Living with Eczema
Great Things to Teach Eczema Babies & Kids
Parenting Tools with an Eczema Twist
Seasonal: Eczema Just Keeps Changing...
Things I Wish We’d Realised Sooner
Yummy Recipes for Eczema Babies & Kids