Can Skin Creams Prevent Eczema in Children?

When my son was a baby his face would develop red irritated cheeks, and his arms and leg would show signs of eczema. I had tried everything from using special laundry detergent to eliminating foods from my diet to decrease any possible exposures in the breast milk.  We had seen the pediatrician who said that it looked like a "contact dermatitis" and that something was obviously irritating his skin.  She recommended a mild...more

Blended Families and How to Cope

Blended families is a subject that people don’t like to talk about but statistically we know our society is going through.  With fifty percent of new marriages ending in divorce I’m surprised this topic isn’t being talked about every day in the media.  Fifty percent is a very scary figure.  Especially for someone like myself, who comes from a broken home and has already been married once. ...more