Eczema and Hard Water

I have been meaning to share my thoughts on eczema and hard water for a long time. Two of my daughters suffer from moderate eczema. Beanie’s dry … [Read more...]

Happy Friday with #FreeFromFridays

Happy Friday, and welcome to #FreeFromFridays! Thanks for everyone who linked up last week. It is heart-warming to see so many lovely people in our … [Read more...]

The Allergy & Free From Show: an Event Not to Miss!

As I was heading to the Allergy and Free From Show in London Olympia this morning, I had mixed feelings. I knew I would see many friendly faces as … [Read more...]

Spotting the Signs of Anaphylaxis in Your Child

This week has been all about Jumpy’s allergies. On Tuesday, she had some more skin prick tests, and I felt light-hearted as her previous tests and … [Read more...]

Why are WaterWipes the Best Wipes?

One Monday morning, I had three wipes left. Seriously, three wipes. I counted. How did that happen? Running out of wipes is not an option when you … [Read more...]

A Competition to Win Wellies & Raise Money for Allergy UK

Tomorrow, the children and I will Give It Some Welly for Allergy UK! The five of us will be wearing our Allergy UK T-shirts and wellies from the … [Read more...]

Milk Protein Challenge

This afternoon, Jumpy (1 year 11 months) is having a milk protein challenge in hospital. This one is a biggie. It means butter, cheese, yoghurts milk … [Read more...]

Give It Some Welly!

When I started weaning Jumpy, her skin condition deteriorated. I had no idea what to do other than taking her to see doctors. Her mealtimes became … [Read more...]

National Eczema Week – 13 to 21 September 2014

Two of my girls suffer from atopic eczema, a skin condition that affects one in five children in the UK. Life can be tough for them. They start … [Read more...]

The Day I met Dr Adam Fox, Dr Carsten Flohr & Dr Rosan Meyer

A few weeks ago, Maureen Jenkins, Director of Clinical Services for Allergy UK, asked me whether I could share Jumpy’s ‘journey to diagnosis’ at a … [Read more...]