Charlene’s posts


About Charlene

Hi all, my name is Charlene and I have had eczema pretty much since birth. This annoying skin condition has always been a pain, but recently, it's taken over my life! The only good side of this is it's forced me to look into exactly what is going on in my body and try to look for any triggers, the quality of my diet and in return, avoid anything that I believe may affect me as much as possible. I hope my blog will give you some insight into the reality of living with eczema in the family. Visit me at

Eczema and the sun


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Three members of my household have eczema, my toddler has a semi diagnosis and we’ve been referred to a dermatologist today to have it confirmed along with a plan of action. We have just returned from our annual week long … Continue reading


Stop the scraaaaatching!


These words will forever be ingrained in my mind! My nan would say this on a regular basis when I was a child. Although she meant it lovingly and said the scratching in a very exaggerated way, she even added … Continue reading


Eczema is Evil!


This is my 9 year old’s stance on the whole eczema business. She, naturally hates this skin condition she is living with and decides to express it in this way! How can I blame her though? What I have found … Continue reading


So much to say, so little time!


Hi all, I’m a mother of four and wife to one! I have a very busy, naturally stressful life and living with eczema is no picnic, let alone the fact that my middle daughter and 10 month old son suffer … Continue reading