Author Archives: XMaMa

Skip the Dairy: Milk Alternatives

More and more people are choosing to give up cow’s milk in favour of plant-based alternatives. If you really think about it, drinking milk is a bit weird. We are the only mammals that drink the milk of another animal … Continue reading

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Review: The Complete Kid’s Allergy and Asthma Guide

This is a fantastic book written by paediatric allergy specialists at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children (also known as Sick Kids). I start by saying that in case, like me, you don’t realise how good this book is when you … Continue reading

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Lessons in Life and Eczema

The last few years of parenting a child with chronic, often severe, eczema has taught me a great deal about life and disease. But one of the biggest lessons I’ve learned overlaps both topics, and is about trust.

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Summer of Family Love (and the Return of MY Eczema)

After a particularly busy Spring followed by a hectic working holiday back to London where I attended an allergy course at the Royal Society of Medicine, I decided to take the summer off to focus on my family and just … Continue reading

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