For Ethan – Our “Eczema Treatment Manual”

Before going to sleep tonight I read an article about a special boy, Ethan, who has eczema....much like my sons.  The parents tried everything to help him and now he is undergoing chemotherapy to deal with the symptoms.  I have tried to sleep tonight, but my heart keeps breaking over and over for this boy.  It … Continue reading For Ethan – Our “Eczema Treatment Manual”

Dear parent of a child who has special needs: 10 Points to Remember

Dear parent of a child who has special needs: Maybe your child "isn't like the rest of the other children."  Maybe your child has autism, Down's syndrome, wears glasses, is missing a limb, has a sensory disorder, eczema, allergies, or any other issue that doesn't fit the cookie cutter picture of "normal."  If so, I … Continue reading Dear parent of a child who has special needs: 10 Points to Remember

The 5 Kinds of People that Parents with Eczema-Covered Children Meet

There are 5 kinds of people that I have met on my adventures in infantile eczema land: First there are THE OBVIOUS. These people like to point out how the child looks.  They don't know who you are, but they make it a point to come up to you and without introducing themselves say thing like, "What's … Continue reading The 5 Kinds of People that Parents with Eczema-Covered Children Meet