Family at a carnival, in a ride that spins around. The background is blurred.
    October 3, 2014
    Take off when Lice Move In

      Want to avoid washing every sheet, towel and pillow that you own when the school nurse calls to tell you that your child has lice? The easiest way to rid your home of lice is… Lice Don’…

    Four sassy girls standing in front of a garage door looking directly into the camera.
    October 2, 2014
    Staring Down The Stigma

    Telling your child’s friends is a tough but necessary step to prevent a lice infestation from being passed back and forth among classmates, friends and teammates… It’s surprising that in…

    Mom talking to professional lice remover with daughter watching
    October 1, 2014
    The Best Defense is a Good Offense

    Combing for lice to prevent lice infestations is like brushing your teeth to prevent cavities… You’re a parent of a school-aged child. You’ve gotten the lice notices; you’ve told y…

    Three girls with hair tied back to help prevent the spread of lice.
    September 30, 2014
    Allowing Lousy Children in Schools: What’s behind the removal of the “No-Nit” policies in local school districts?

    Public school districts all over the country are changing their stance on lice in schools. Where before they had followed a “No Nit” policy that sent a child home if he or she had nits in …

    Family of mom and four daughters in a park
    September 29, 2014
    Lice and Resistance: The Rise of the “Super-Louse” and Beyond

    Most parents ask me why there are so many outbreaks of lice in the community now versus when they were kids. Few parents remember having lice themselves, never mind having the sweeping epidemics that …