Icky Mom Moment: Getting Rid Of Head Lice

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During Journey’s last week of summer camp, she was given a nice parting gift—a wicked case of head lice.  Gross!  Unfortunately, I had just dropped her off to spend two weeks with family as I headed out of town for work.  As a result, it took a week before the creepy crawlers were discovered. Continue reading

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Icky Mom Moment: Checking For Pinworms

When you become a mother, you quickly realize that there are certain icky moments that come with the territory.  For babies, it’s spit up on your shirt, poop on your hands, and pee in your face.  Then they go off to school and bring back treats like head lice, ringworm and pink eye.  And just when you think you’ve seen it all—BOOM!  Your kid manages to bring home yet another surprise from the petri dish called the playground.  Here’s what happened… Continue reading