Parenting

Scratch Me Not: Anti-Scratch Sleeves for Eczema

scratch-me-not-box

When Miss E is sleepy, she tends to scratch her face or rub her face into me or the bed as she is rolling around trying to get comfortable. We used to flip up the mittens of her Bonds onesies when she went to bed so that she can't scratch herself into a bloody mess but I found the cotton/polyester material was still abrasive for…

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Getting Fit with a Baby in Tow

Yoga

For the last few months, I've had an almost instinctive defence mechanism to getting in shape. It's only been 6 months! I just made a human being puh-lease! I'm so sleep deprived! Leave me alone! I don't have time and energy for this shiz! I already carry a baby all day, play with a toddler, breastfeed day and night, do endless…

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Parenting

Interviews with Mamas: My Baby Has Eczema

Eczema

Miss E is 6 months old and has eczema on her face. I'm really struggling with her sleep as she is constantly scratching herself (sometimes to a bloody mess) and waking through the night. Her case is actually pretty mild compared to others and I started wondering if this is so hard already, what it's like dealing with a baby with severe…

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Parenting

Bronchiolitis in Infants: What Can You Do?

Panadol and saline

Miss E has been suffering from bronchiolitis for a while now. Miss A also had it when she was about 7 weeks old. Unfortunately it's very common with young infants (especially under 6 months) in the colder months thanks to their immature immune system and smaller air passages so if you're a new parent or about to be one, I advise you to…

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