Mei’s posts

Mei

About Mei

Mei is passionate about helping families with eczema children and her blog, EczemaBlues.com, offers concise posts, eczema cartoons, insightful doctor Q&As to provide parents a light-hearted sanctuary to understand more about childhood eczema. Her baby girl Marcie, who has eczema from two weeks old, has also inspired her to publish a children picture book ‘A to Z Animals are not Scratching!’ that encourages children not to scratch. Mei is active in helping her local community through a support group and an eczema fund to pay for moisturizers for low income children. You can follow Mei on twitter @MarcieMom. Read her blog http://www.eczemablues.com

Top 10 Mistakes I Made

27Jan

After writing the post ‘Can You Prepare to be a Mom of an Eczema Child’, it got me thinking how I can do better with hindsight. While I can’t re-write history, I want to list down the mistakes I made … Continue reading

  

Choosing Childcare for Your Child (Part 2 of 2)

18Jan

This post continues to explore childcare alternatives for your child and in greater details, how pre-schooling has turned out for my baby. For a mom with eczema child, sending your child to a preschool may be fraught with anxiety and … Continue reading

  

Choosing Childcare for Your Child (Part 1 of 2)

11Jan

For a mom of eczema child, probably one of the toughest decisions is whether to entrust others to take care of your child. Will another caregiver remember to moisturize? Will he/she decide to try out his/her own eczema cure? Will … Continue reading

  

Poem: I Need A Friend

28Dec

This poem is inspired by my stay-at-home-mom experience taking care of Marcie, from the time her eczema started at two weeks old till her first birthday. SAHM faces greater stress, being relatively isolated and bearing the full burden of childcare … Continue reading

  

Can You Prepare to be a Mom of an Eczema Child?

15Dec

As I’ve shared in my first post, my husband and I are seriously thinking of stopping at one child because we don’t think we can go through the trials of taking care of a severe eczema baby the second time. … Continue reading

  

Question to Ask before Marriage – ‘Do You Have Eczema?’

6Dec

Would knowing your future spouse has eczema change your decision to marry him/her? I knew my husband and his family have eczema (I’ve even drawn up an eczema family tree) but I didn’t know how tough it’d be to take … Continue reading