Parenting + Eczema

Seasonal: Eczema Just Keeps Changing…

Choosing an Insect Repellent for Eczema Children

Choosing an Insect Repellent for Eczema Children

Most parents of children with eczema are understandably wary about putting anything on the skin, sticking to tried and trusted shampoos, soaps and emollients only. However, when the summer insects are on the move here in the UK, or you’re going on holiday where there may be mosquitos, you will probably have no choice but

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Allergy friendly, FreeFrom Easter Eggs: Tried and Tested

Allergy friendly, FreeFrom Easter Eggs: Tried and Tested

The problem with buying FreeFrom products is that you never quite know how they are going to taste. Especially if one the main ingredients has been substituted. Some FreeFrom products are really good and others are not so great. And who wants to be disappointed with their annual Easter Egg? The ScratchSleeves team have rolled up

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Eczema triggers #5 – Mould

Eczema triggers #5 – Mould

As the parent of an eczema child you know that all sorts of things can trigger a flare up. Toiletries, cleaning products, animal dander, washing powders…the list goes on and on. What, however, about the environment in your home? It is widely recognised that house dust mites can worsen eczema and other skin conditions, but

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Allergy Friendly Advent Calendars

Allergy Friendly Advent Calendars

Christmas is hurtling towards us like a freight train once again. The John Lewis advertisement is out, the fireworks have sparkled, banged and disappeared from the shelves, and all around the tinsel and fairy lights are creeping up. The next key item on the festive agenda for small people is the advent calendar. The supermarkets

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Winter Eczema: How to Manage Chapped Lips (and Chins)

Winter Eczema: How to Manage Chapped Lips (and Chins)

Winter is with us once again and while the children look forward to Christmas and snow, we parents need to prepare for those dreaded eczema flare-ups which are inevitable at this time of year.  If your child is susceptible to seasonal eczema, or suffers year-round, you’ll know only too well that the condition can be

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Daily Life: Living with Eczema
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Parenting Tools with an Eczema Twist
Seasonal: Eczema Just Keeps Changing...
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