Original definition of nit picker:

One who picks nits. I am a nit picker. Let’s cut to the scene last night where I am on my haunches, my child between my legs, like some of our primate ancestors, combing through her hair with the lice comb and picking out nits with my fingers. Yes folks! School’s parting gift to us!Continue reading “Original definition of nit picker:”

The Ecosystem that is your child

For all those who have not had children yet, or who are not at the daycare/ school stage, here are a couple of gems that nobody tells you about and which we conveniently forget about from our own childhood. Lice– Although my contact with these has been thankfully low, the hair checks and the frighteningContinue reading “The Ecosystem that is your child”