What is head lice and their life cycle?
Where do they come from?
•George Washington wrote at age 13, "It's not polite to pick your lice in public, but if you see a louse on the head of a friend, it is polite to pick theirs."
And quoted from the Old Testament
“And they did so; for Aaron stretched out his hand with his rod, and smote the dust of the earth, and it became lice in man, and in beast; all the dust of the land became lice throughout all the land of Egypt.”
How do lice move?
How do we get lice?
We get lice by loving each other-it's true :) But DON'T STOP HUGGING EACH OTHER!
Aren't lice a sign of being dirty?
Why has this become such a problem?
How should I clean my house?
Is there any danger?
How can I help?
Signs of Lice
Does having head lice mean I have a dirty home or poor hygiene?
Is it true that I have to obsessively clean everything in our environment to get rid of the infestation?
24 hour magic window!
Put your time and energy into hair combing, not cleaning your house.
To avoid this...use lots of conditioner. Then everyone is comfortable :)
Remember to tell everyone that your child has come into contact with lice not only because others would like to know but you will reduce your chances of getting lice again from the original person who gave it to you. We like to say that lice is the gift that keeps on giving...