Brace yourselves! Breezy Mama has previously covered how to prevent head lice but never QUITE LIKE THIS! In fact, one of the cleanest, diligent and, well, anal moms (no offense) I know has had a run in with those disgusting critters like no other. Asking to remain anonymous, this amazing mother of two explains battling head lice THREE times in a row recently (seriously the LAST person I would expect, too), what she’s learned the hard way and more (yes, I’m scratching, too).
From She Who Shall Remain Anonymous:
I was on a business trip when I got the dreaded call. Okay, maybe I’m being a little melodramatic. No one was dying or hurt and for that I am grateful. Still, the call jarred me. My daughter had lice!
As a self proclaimed germaphobe, this sent an instant jolt of anxiety straight to my gut. Just hearing the word “lice” literally made my head tingle (admit it, your head is suddenly itchy too, right?). Being states away and unable to go into combat mode, I started Googling everything on lice and immediately called my parents who where helping to watch the kids. I’m also in a meeting at this time so this was all the more stressful. I start rattling off a list of things to do: treat all heads, wash all bedding, disinfect brushes and hair accessories, vacuum the couch and car seats, call son’s daycare so they will check him, inform parents of daughter’s friends who’s house she was just at, the list goes on……
So, what did my parents do? They only treated my daughter’s head and didn’t even check my son. My Dad also went all old-school gangster on us and bought the [Read more…] about The Mom Who Battled Head Lice THREE Times