By far the funniest story we've featured on Can I Sit With You? lately. Our thanks to ShinyGrape of American Goulash for letting us republish the tale (and to Liz Henry for discovering it).
Please remind your kids that anyone can get lice. The only real difference is whether you have to deal with them yourself, or can pay someone else to get rid of them.
This is a particularly timely story, given that Mali's school is embroiled in Lice Wars: The Second Coming. I now bring her in five minutes early so that her teachers have enough time to give that curly mop a thorough cootie-check before she enters the classroom.
So far, nothing. Whew. I'd hate to have to shave her head on the day she turns four-and-a-half: