You Can Help Make Sleep Away Camp Lice-Free

**this blog was originally published in the blog Katie's Corner.... Make Sleep Away Camp Lice-Free By Lauren Salzberg, Potomac Lice Lady “WARNING: Reading this may “bug” you out a bit and you may suddenly start to scratch your head” Ready for camp? Well….so are lice! Head lice do not get to take a summer vacation [...]


An interesting job…”the lice lady”…..

One may ask why would someone want to become a lice lady? Why would you want to be a "nit-picker"? Why--because I love people, love children and just love to help people. Head lice are not hazardous or dangerous and you can not catch diseases from them. Yes, they can disrupt your life for a [...]


Some helpful ways to aid in the prevention of lice

Lice can be a hassle and cause a lot of stress to all that are involved. But there are some ways in which you can help to prevent those critters from coming into your household. One way is when your children come home from school, place their coats, hats, gloves and backpacks in the dryer [...]


What are some of the signs that you may have lice?

Usually the first sign that you or someone in your family has lice is visible scratching.  Another sign could be small red bumps or sores from the actual lice bites. If you have been exposed to lice, you should have yourself and your family members screened to prevent infestation happening in your household.   All [...]


What are lice?

Head lice are very small,contagious parasitic insects that are about the size of a sesame seed and live on the human scalp. They move by crawling and are brownish, tan or gray in color. They can spread quickly from person to person in group settings. So, items like sharing clothing, bed linens, combs, hats help [...]

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