Category Archive for "Parenting"

Super Lice No Problem for Super Mom

Super Lice No Problem for Super Moms (or Dads)

March 3, 2018

All over the media parents hear a whirlwind of information about a new breed of lice infesting schools across the country. Super lice have shown up in 48 states across the United States and are proving difficult to remove as…

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Lice During In the Winter

Do Head Lice Survive in the Cold?

February 15, 2018

This time of year some parents stop worrying about their children contracting head lice. Many feel that like other insect life, lice grow dormant in the cold weather and don’t pose a risk. What is the truth about head lice…

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Lice are NO love Bug

Lice are No Love Bug. Protect Your Family this Valentine’s Day!

February 8, 2018

February 14th is a celebration of love. Loving your family means protecting them from harm, which definitely includes head lice! Every year in the United States between 6 to 12 million children will catch head lice, according to the US…

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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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