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Pure Haven Dream Cream and Lotion

Please note: this post contains affiliate links. Ollie has the trifecta: allergies, asthma, and eczema. His first year of life was terrible in the eczema department. His chubby baby cheeks sometimes bled they were so irritated. After almost three years, we finally have things somewhat under control, with a big emphasis on somewhat. Eczema drives me CRAZY. One minute skin is perfect and the next your child sweats for three minutes instead of two and their legs are a disaster. the dreaded cortisone As one who likes to be as organic and natural as possible, eczema has been especially hard to swallow. The photo above

food allergy emergency kit/med bag hanging with an LL Bean backpack in an entryway

Please note: this post contains affiliate links. When Ollie was first diagnosed with food allergies, I was so overwhelmed. I didn’t want to leave the house unless we brought half of it with us. There were too many “what if’s” and “just in case’s” to prepare for. That meant lugging around a lot of stuff. Over time, I’ve pared our go-to food allergy emergency kit (aka. med bag) down to a reasonable amount of essentials I’m comfortable with. the med bag bag First, the bag itself. We use a Thirty One Cool Clip Thermal. The bag’s carabineer means it can easily be carried on its