This week my kid got a really nice surprise in the post, all the way from StickerKid, a custom name tag / sticker company. Having just started back at school and been given a billion books, uniform changes and stationery, these stickers could not have come at a better time!
Boy, it feels like an absolute eternity since I wrote about J’s eczema battle when he was an infant. Since we moved back to HK his skin had improved immeasurably, to the point where I could see he no longer had eczema and just suffered from the odd dry patch here and there. Then, just before the summer, we had one day on the beach in the sun, (and before anyone freaks out, yes, he had factor 70 on and was very covered up when playing in the sunshine) which seemed to trigger a terrible outbreak of angry, red eczema on his thighs, bum, back and arms. It’s hard to say if it was the sun, or the sunscreen itself, but my poor kid was in a lot of pain and his skin looked like it might not heal. Read more
Need some inspiration for your kid’s school lunches? Look no further than pg 38 in the new issue of Foodie magazine … done by yours truly 😉
Let me start by saying I don’t actually have this problem with my kid. He’s pretty good about eating his greens. But I have had a lot of people asking lately about what I’m doing that makes him so good at eating his food. The answer is…wait for it… I DON’T GIVE HIM A CHOICE.
When my boy was 3 months old, it began to show itself in patches of red, itchy skin, which grew and, no matter how many trips I took to the GP, worsened over time. By the time he was 5 months old, I was at my wit’s end.
Yum cha is one of my favourite pastimes. The words mean ‘drink tea’ but it means anything from breakfast-brunch-snack.