GMOs, Allergies, and Your Child's Career.

  This is my sweet 5 month old baby Codan aka Code. When I was pregnant I took an expensive brand of prenatal and DHA vitamins.  I drank green shakes every morning. I did yoga. I birthed him naturally without Pitocin or an Epidural in my master bedroom. I opted out of vitamin K, hep B, and eye ointment....more

Eczema skin care

This winter has been brutal! It has been especially hard on eczema sufferers. Finding a good moisturizer is vital to treating symptoms. If the products you are using aren't working, you might want to consider your location. Is your climate dry or humid? Even though there are a number of reasons why people suffer from eczema, we all agree that keeping your skin hydrated is one of the best ways to reduce flare-ups. Humectants are ingredients that help draw or keep moisture in your skin. There are a different types of humectants and they all work differently in different climates....more

Aveeno Eczema Moisturizing Cream: Soothing for Eczema and My Peeling Thumbs

Review of Aveeno Eczema Moisturizing Cream that soothes my exfoliative keratolysis or peeling skin on my thumbs...more

How I Fight Infant & Toddler Eczema {& Cradle Cap}

My eczema dream team Oh eczema...how I loathe thee. ...more

DIY Hand, Body and Face Moisturizing Lotion

Other than being a fun project, the biggest reason I love making homemade lotion is that it is inexpensive and it doesn’t contain any chemical ingredients or strong scents (which I don’t like on my skin or in my body whenever I can avoid it). ...more

Eczema 101

I've had a handful of people ask me about how we deal with SG's eczema so I thought, "Eh, why not write a post?"As an infant, SG's skin was like sandpaper and she was constantly itchy. On more than one morning I would go to retrieve her from her crib and find her in a halo of blood. She would itch the back of her neck all night long and the blood would wick through the jersey knit sheets. The first few times it was unnerving. After awhile it became the reality....more

Food Allergies in Kids

I recently was on ABC in San Francisco talking about Food Allergies in  kids....more

Darkness and light

“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” – Carl Rogers...more

Looking for an unscented soap for your dry, sensitive skin?

If you have dry, sensitive skin and are looking for a great unscented soap, then consider my Unscented Goat Milk and Shea Butter Soap with Colloidal Oatmeal! ...more

Skincare for Your Baby

Harper's Bazaar has a regular feature about how to wear fashion trends according to your age.  They even wrote a whole book about it.  So I thought – why not write a few blog posts about skincare according to age?  I’ll begin by addressing how to care for your baby’s skin. ...more