We want LICE! | MomsCharlotte.com

We want LICE!

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Kirk Lyttle - KRT

Just kidding.

We don't want those nasty little bugs, but we do want to hear about your encounters with the four letter word that every mom dreads....


It's never fun to get that letter from the school nurse, letting you know that someone in your child's class has head lice.

Panic sets in, your head starts to itch, and paranoia becomes the norm. But it's even worse when you know that the letter is referring to YOUR child.

It's never funny at the time of the infestation, but looking back, those buggy memories can be kind of comedic, so we want to hear from you!

Tell us your story about lice.

We'll share them and choose a favorite as the winner of an itchy sort of contest.

Simply email your story to mravin@charlotteobserver.com

The winning tale will receive a lice treatment package from Pediatric Hair Solutions...shouldn't having a treatment plan at the ready automatically keep those bugs away?!

The prize includes : 1 terminator comb, 1 bottle of Enzymatic Mousse, and 1 bottle of our Preventive Treatment Spray.

Additionally, Pediatric Hair Solutions is offering the winning child's school a free Air Alle`treatment ($185 value) to be given to a family in need.

And be sure to check out Pediatric Hair Solutions' lice prevention tips here.

To get inspired to write your own story, read some of the submissions we already have:

Lice: What they should have said

Lice: the birthday gift that wouldn't go away

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