Author Archives: Lori Webb

School Sleep Away Camp and Summer Camp

My son came home the other day with a letter from his elementary school regarding sleep away camp.  He is so excited and I am just dreading it. He is looking forward to “boys being boys” and his mom not … Continue reading

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House Cleaning for Head Lice

Some think that if you have lice in your family that you don’t need to clean the house.  Off the head, lice live for about 48 hours. Nits that are in the house will hatch but they only have 45 … Continue reading

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What Type of Hair Do Head Lice Like?

I was speaking to a parent the other day while removing head lice from her daughter and she was under the impression that adults don’t get lice as much because their hair is “old.”  Lice do not discriminate by age. … Continue reading

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Head Lice and the Clean Hair/Dirty Hair Debate

What’s better for repelling lice, clean hair or dirty hair?  Most people believe that having lice is a dirty person’s problem. That’s why there’s the entire stigma about lice.  I always hear, “Lice couldn’t possibly live on my child since … Continue reading

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Does My Child Have Lice?

When you left the hospital with your cute bundle of joy, no one handed you a book describing all the afflictions that might befall your child and how to cure them.  I know I didn’t get one – I really … Continue reading

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Is Santa Claus or Lice Coming to Town?

The holidays can be a wonderful time of year. They can also be stressful if you are dealing with lice on top of all the stresses of school events, shopping for Aunt Helen, decorating the house for the party your … Continue reading

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Lice, Lice, Everywhere!!!

Are you finding lice notices in your child’s backpack almost on a daily basis? Does is seem like there’s lice everywhere right now? You are not alone. Either your family has it, or it’s in the school, or someone you … Continue reading

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