Dating words of wisdom
Then, without any warning, I was inducted into the Nit Picking Club. I dutifully picked the kids up and headed off to the grocery store for some of that shampoo. I’m not sure which traumatized my son more, the lice, or the Strawberry Shortcake shower cap I forced him to wear.
I took a deep breath, calmly explained this was no big deal, and tried not to cringe as I picked nits out of my daughter’s hair like I was a chimpanzee. For those of you who have yet to experience the joy of this, I would highly recommend getting some generic shower caps to keep on hand – you need them so the shampoo can sit and do its thing. Not sure I’d ever want to brag about my association with that group, but according to them, September is Head Lice Prevention Month. If their efforts aren’t 100 percent successful, and you someday find yourself boiling brushes, just know that you’re in good company.
That honor is reserved for other people, and I admit it, until recently, I judged them. But when I went to the school to pick up my kids, I still felt like everyone was staring at me. Apparently, one of the little boogers in my daughter’s hair lots its grip and tumbled to its death on a desk.
I am not the kind of parent whose children get lice. Intellectually, I know that lots of kids get lice, and intellectually, I know that it has nothing to do with whether I did my dishes or what income bracket I fall in or if I let my daughter skip her bath because we got home late from gymnastics.
Are they the types of friends that will help make him sharper and more decent? When he spends time dismissing the authorities in his life, it could be a sign that he is closed off to the advice of others. If his words have a sting to them, there is probably bitterness and anger that hasn’t been dealt with. Reputations are normally built from the consistent actions of one’s past.
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