Category Archive for "Parenting"

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Hairstyles Help Keep Your Little Girl Lice Free

January 8, 2018

Keeping hair up and tightly pulled back is a great way to help prevent lice. It is not full proof, but will go a long way in keeping hair up off of things where it could otherwise brush up against…

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Teach Kids to Prevent Lice this New Year

Five Quick Tips for Keeping Kids Healthy in 2018

January 1, 2018

Ring in this New Year with these easy ways to teach kids the importance of not spreading or catching germs. Always remember the best way to reiterate what you teach your children is by your own actions. What you say…

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Why is My Scalp So Itchy? I Don’t See Any Lice.

December 14, 2017

There are many types of irritants that cause discomfort and itchiness on the scalp. Lice is a major culprit for scalp irritation but can sometimes be hard to diagnose. If you have searched for lice and nits and are not…

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Lice Keeping Your Child Awake at Night?

December 7, 2017

Lice are nocturnal creatures. They come out at night to crawl around finding food, laying eggs and weaving through hair follicles. If you notice your child is having difficulty sleeping lice may be the culprit. Their nighttime activity can cause…

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A Short History of Head Lice

November 22, 2017

Lice is a common household term. The term “lousy” means to feel bad or under the weather. A louse is actually a single, adult bug. This word has developed into its current, every day meaning because of the constant, unending…

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Who is More Prone to Catching Lice?

November 14, 2017

The most common way for anyone to catch lice is from direct contact with the head of another person who is carrying lice. Adults are much more aware of personal space and therefore less likely to acquire lice. All the…

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How to Deep Clean Your Home After Lice

November 10, 2017

When the headache of lice plagues your home and loved ones it can be hard to know exactly what to do. Some people feel overwhelmed or frustrated by all the ways of possible reinfection and treatment. Here is a simple…

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Have You Talked to Your Child About Lice?

October 30, 2017

Here are some ideas on things to consider when letting your child know they have lice. This can be a tough scenario for parents and children alike as there is a lot of misinformation or rumors about lice that circulate…

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Your Worst Nightmare…A Child with Lice

October 23, 2017

The majority of parents with school-age children all fear the same scenario. A phone call from the school nurse! My child has lice? How could this have happened? In fact, a recent survey indicates that two-thirds of parents actually worry the…

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Fall is in the Air

October 16, 2017

When we think of fall, we think of family. When there are leaves turning on every tree and pumpkins galore it’s time to start thinking of some fun ways to celebrate with yours.  Our staff love to call the Louisville…

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