Did you know that head lice are the third most feared experience for parents? That’s right. Head lice rank third among parents’ ‘worst nightmares.’ More parents fear head lice than chicken pox, pink eye, strep throat and the flu, to name a few. Only a broken bone and a broken heart scare parents more than
Lice Clinics of America in conjunction with OnePoll surveyed 2,000 parents living in the U.S. to unveil their top worries.
School children can be quick to make fun of any perceived difference among them and having head lice is no exception. Some get the idea from their parents that if a child in their class has head lice, the child and his or her family are somehow at fault. This can lead to the bullying
October is National Bullying Prevention month, and while the focus is rightly on the treatment of children, parents can feel bullied, too, especially when it comes to having head lice in the family. A OnePoll survey of 2,000 U.S. parents—conducted in conjunction with Lice Clinics of America—found that 52 percent of parents feel judged by