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.

Mini Toads In The Hole – gluten and dairy-free

These cuties will become a firm favourite of the family. Made in bun tins, the texture of these is slightly more spongy than the usual batter and the combination of sausage, tomato and thyme is simply delicious. They are easy to eat as finger food, making them ideal for parties. We served them on Bonfire Night and the plateful was gone in minutes! Read More

Seven Top Tips to Help Your Child Stop Scratching

Being told to 'stop scratching' is one of the most annoying things that an eczema sufferer hears. Being given strategies to deal with the eczema itch is far more useful and less irritating. In this article, we look at some of the strategies which have helped us and other parents in reducing the urge to itch. Read More