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”
When our baby broke out in head-to-toe eczema we needed something to protect him from scratching his skin open while we worked to heal his body. Clipping his fingernails everyday still didn't prevent breaks in his skin. We couldn't use socks to cover his hands because the elastic in the socks and the heat they … Continue reading AD RescueWear Rescues Baby’s Skin
Babies suffering from eczema, which is then linked to food allergies can cause heart ache in families. There seems to be a rise in this yet no understanding as to why among the professional world. The professional world doesn't seem capable of handling the issue. As a result the parents are left to figure things … Continue reading Why Food Allergies are Increasing in Infants
Life can sometimes be a bunch of puzzle pieces that you have to wait to receive. Slowly God will give you each clue and one by one put together a masterpiece. December 13 of this past year I remember clearly. It was the first day I discovered my 3 month olds skin was starting to … Continue reading Toasty Feet and Chin Dimples
A few weeks ago, I was out of town but James woke up excited and hurried to mom to tell her that he had a dream! He said that God healed him. Erin was excited and asked James about the dream. He went on to tell Erin that he saw God and He touched him, … Continue reading James’ Dream
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
Our world, the earth, and even the human body: no one can wrap their mind around how complexly made they are. Scientists try.... Then there are many different theories. We have Western culture medicine, Chinese medicine, conventional approaches, and holistic approaches. Our God is a great designer. He creates masterpieces. He creates things so … Continue reading Take God Out of the Box!
In the past 8 months we have seen small glimmers of hope in Jonathan's skin. By this I mean that only a handful of times he has cleared for a day- only to break out again the next day. The last time he cleared I thought we were done with the sickness. I thought We … Continue reading Anchored Hope
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
"God, help, " I whisper. The baby is screaming, writhing in pain. He is scratching his face open, blood pooling to stain. "God, where are you? Are you there? If you are, do you even care?" Months later the baby still screams. His pain and itchiness arouse me from dreams. "God, where are you? Are … Continue reading “God, Help, ” I Whisper.