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Apr

14

April 14 , 2016 | Posted by JUMP Agency |

No More Nitpicking!

When a child has head lice, most parents want it gone. Now. Unfortunately, the “now” part has seemed nearly impossible. There just hasn’t been a quick fix for head lice. It typically takes weeks of painstaking combing to make sure the lice and their eggs are gone for good. The real problem is the eggs.

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Apr

13

7 Stages Of Lice Infestation You’ll Relate To!

Welcome! It’s lice to meet you. As a mother of six parasite-prone children, I have tons of lice experience. In fact, I’m just itching to show off my “lousy” resume and if necessary, I can supply three nitwit personal references too. Letter of recommendation? Yep! I’ve got a truly hair-raising one written by a nymph, [...]

Apr

12

Other Parents

Parents don’t like to talk about lice. That’s a shame, because communication is one of the most effective ways to prevent lice outbreaks. If you know that lice are present in a school, daycare or camp, you can take precautions to protect your own child from getting lice. The best time to talk about lice

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Apr

12

School Staff

The best time to talk to school officials about head lice is before there is an outbreak in the school—like at the beginning of school year—when no one is in a state of crisis. Schools have been dealing with head for decades and most have a procedure for dealing with outbreaks. Find out what your

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Apr

12

Kids

When your child is sent home from school because he or she has head lice, the first thing you should say is, “You didn’t do anything wrong.” (You should say this to yourself as well!) It’s true. If your child comes home from school and says that another kid in school has lice, you can

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Apr

12

Nit Happens! Mom of 6 vs. Head Lice

  Seriously? A family with six kids gets sent plague #3?! There must be an error somewhere. “Dear God, I would like to apply for the (#9) darkness or the (#2) frogs or (#8) locusts instead. Thank you.” Already, I’ve doused my kids’ heads with tea tree and lavender essential oil, Campho-Phenique, Listerine and Cetaphyl [...]

Mar

16

How Effective are Natural Lice Treatments?

Until recently, parents dealing with head lice had three treatment options for their children: Hours-long comb out sessions and daily head checks live lice and their eggs (nits) Harsh, chemical insecticide treatments Unproven natural home remedies- mayonnaise, tea tree oil and even mouth wash are a few popular options Retail and prescription chemical lice treatments

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