Toddler Nutrition series with Natalia Stasenko – What and How Much to Eat

This was originally a 4 week interview series which had since been combined into one informative post. The series was focused on nutrition for toddlers, in particular dealing with picky eaters or children who cannot eat certain foods. Baby Starting Solids It is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics to start solids at 6-month old.…

Parenting and Newborn Tips with Angela Jacobsen

From 27 to 29 September 2013, Rise and Shine Expo, an informative expo to raise happy and healthy children was held in Singapore. There were more than 100 seminars, workshops and trial classes, including cooking demonstrations by Angela Jacobsen. Angela Jacobsen also gave a talk on the Sunday afternoon, ‘Preparing for the arrival of a…

Tackling Obesity in Eczema Children with Nutritionist Rania Batayneh

This was originally a 3-part post series which had been combined into a single informative post. It was a timely series due to rising childhood obesity as well as studies linking obesity with asthma symptoms and eczema in children. Childhood Obesity Marcie Mom: Thank you Rania, I’m so pleased to have you help in this series. I’m […]

Parenting workshop with Heidi Murkoff – Parenting Babies Q&A

This was originally posted as a 4-week series which had since been combined into a single informative post. I met Heidi in Singapore, during the Rise and Shine Expo where I got the front seat to her workshop “What to Expect in the First Year”. Heidi had kindly reviewed the Q&A before I published the […]

Multiple Intelligence with Dr Thomas Armstrong

This was originally a two-part series (combined into a single post), live coverage of Dr Thomas Armstrong’s workshop in Rise and Shine Expo, Singapore. His workshop was titled 8 ways of teaching: How to teach practically anything using multiple intelligences. Multiple Intelligences The theory of multiple intelligences was first developed in 1983 by Dr. Howard […]

Taking Eczema Kids in the Best Light with Photographer Zurina Bryant

This is a special edition post for many reasons! #1 It’s the first time a photographer is featured #2 She’s a mom who successfully turned her photography passion to a business, with celebrities, TV personalities as her clients and #3 It’s high time we parents of eczema kids have nice photos of our child! Marcie […]

Helping Dads be a Better Dad – #DadChat with Bruce Sallan

This is a special sharing by Bruce Sallan, the host of every Thursday ET 9-10pm Twitter #DadChat. I’m super privileged to have Bruce share his tips on Being a Better Dad, something I feel is so important particularly after I’ve evaluated my own Parenting Incompetency. Furthermore, parents of eczema children often spend so much time […]

Anti-Inflammatory Recipes by SkinnyChef – Broccoli, Kale, Mushrooms

Anti-Inflammatory Recipes for Eczema Children with SkinnyChef Jennifer Iserloh

Improving our Homes for Eczema Children – Minimizing Indoor Allergens (House Dust Mites, Mold, Cockroach)

This was originally a two-part series combined into one informative post. For parents with eczema children, it is very likely you’ve ‘scanned’ your homes looking for possible triggers of eczema flare-ups (I know I did!). Whilst most of us think about our bed sheets, our laundry and carpets, we may not think about the layout […]

Improving Self-Esteem for Teens

This was originally a two-part series which had since been combined into one longer informative post. Dermatologists recognized Self-Esteem concern for Teens Marcie Mom: Dermatologists have told me that self-esteem is a concern for teenagers with eczema, and even asked me to do a teen graphic book (I did one for the toddlers here). Let’s […]

Eczema Kids Nutrition with Judy Converse: Breastfeeding – Impact on Eczema & Infant Reflux

This is a 4-topic series focused on nutrition for babies and toddlers with eczema. It was originally spanning 7 posts, and combined to 3 longer informative posts. What’s Reliable Nutrition Information Newborn Nutrition – Just Milk, but Complicated Breastfeeding – Impact on Eczema Babies & Infant Reflux Breastfeeding – Does it Prevent Baby Eczema? MarcieMom: Judy, thank […]

Eczema Kids Nutrition with Judy Converse: Newborn – Just Milk but Complicated

This is a 4-topic series focused on nutrition for babies and toddlers with eczema. It was originally spanning 7 posts, and combined to 3 longer informative posts. What’s Reliable Nutrition Information Newborn Nutrition – Just Milk, but Complicated Breastfeeding – Impact on Eczema Babies & Infant Reflux MarcieMom: Judy, thank you so much for helping […]

Eczema Kids Nutrition with Judy Converse: What is Reliable Nutrition Information

This is a 4-topic series focused on nutrition for babies and toddlers with eczema. It was originally spanning 7 posts, and combined to 3 longer informative posts. What’s Reliable Nutrition Information Newborn Nutrition – Just Milk, but Complicated Breastfeeding – Impact on Eczema Babies & Infant Reflux Starting with the Fundamentals – What’s Reliable Nutrition […]

Dr Rosina – Inspiring Eczema Kids through Building Self-Esteem, Creativity, Relationships

Having eczema is not only stressful for the entire family, but is also related to lower self-esteem for children with severe eczema. The constant itch and scratching, lack of good sleep may also deter children from concentrating on certain activities they like. Would these affect our kids and how can parents inspire our kids to […]

Julie Daniluk’s Healthy Recipes with Anti-Inflammatory Ingredients

Children with eczema, like all other children, need healthy food to grow. Lack of sleep and the constant struggle with eczema may have affected your child’s growth and thus, it’s even more important to ensure a healthy diet. MarcieMom is privileged to be given permission to feature recipes of Julie Daniluk, and have selected nutritious […]

Friday Q&A with Julie Daniluk – Foods in Spotlight – Green Beans, Mushroom, Seaweed and Bok Choy

Shiitake Mushroom What are the nutritional benefits of Shiitake Mushroom? Julie: Shiitake mushroom is a tasty and nutritious fungi, that has been studied and also associated with protecting our body against toxins, in particular our liver. Other benefits include: Protecting against flu – This is due to the compound known as Active Hexose Correlated Compound (AHCC) which […]

Scalp Eczema Series with Kristan Serafino: What Is & Triggers Scalp Eczema?

This was originally a 3-week series, combined into one post. The information written by Marcie Mom on scalp eczema has been vetted by Dr Vermén Verallo-Rowell, the founder of VMV Hypoallergenics. What is Scalp Eczema? Eczema is a term for any skin change characterized by edema: at the dermis, then upwards to the epidermis, forming […]

Oliva Forte – Could its patented HIDROX, extracted from olives, help your child’s eczema through its anti-inflammatory property? (Cont’d)

This is a continuation of the interview with Mr ManHon Shiew, CEO, CreAgri International on OLIVA Forte. You can read the 1st & 2nd parts of the interview here, here and on Mr ManHon here. MarcieMom: What are the ingredients of Oliva Forte? I’ve read that allergy to olive is uncommon but are there additives used in Oliva Forte that […]

Oliva Forte – Could its patented HIDROX, extracted from olives, help your child’s eczema through its anti-inflammatory property? (Cont’d)

This is a continuation of the interview with Mr ManHon Shiew, CEO, CreAgri International on OLIVA Forte. You can read the first part of the interview here and on Mr ManHon here. MarcieMom: Can you share with us what differentiates Integrale Process from other competitors that also extract polyphenol from olives (who also state the extraction process […]

Oliva Forte – Could its patented HIDROX, extracted from olives, help your child’s eczema through its anti-inflammatory property?

MarcieMom was contacted by Steward Cross Pte Ltd, a pharmaceutical sales and marketing company, on their charity sales of the product Oliva Forte where 20 per cent of the proceeds would go to the Singapore eczema fund (a fund that is initiated by my donation and administered by the Asthma Association). Oliva Forte is a […]