I Have THE Solution for Headlice

I’ve written about my kids having lice before. My daughter had extraordinarily thick long hair, and I’ve spent upwards of 16 hours in two days picking nits from her head. I NEVER filled the prescription for Qwell, it’s Malathion and I’m not about to dump Malathion on my kids’ heads. My Aunt was a school nurse and she told me about the Robi Comb. The Robi Comb is the best $30 that a parent can spend. Not only is it a chemical free, quick (relatively) way to get the lice …

Eff You Lady: Adventures in Head Lice

Dear Myla’s Mother, Fuck you. I could end the letter there but I won’t. I’d like to elaborate on why you can go fuck yourself. This house has been head lice free for almost a month. Why? Because when my daughter had them I took care of her. We stayed home for a few days to get the job done. When your daughter had head lice you sent her to camp. How do I know this? Because my daughter told me so. Myla explained to the girls that she only …

Head Lice: Actually Mom This is Fun

Talking with the Pediatrician is always a load of fun. Mothers like I need mint flavored shoes because we spend so much time with our feet in our mouths. I’m sure the kids really enjoyed my screeching at him, “Malathion?! You want to prescribe Malathion for my¬†children’s scalp? Are you trying to kill us all?” Fast forward a few days and I’m standing over my son, holding back tears and pulling yet another nit out of his hair I’m¬†hoping it’s the last. I say to him, “Just be still Alexander …