A lousy choice: When kids get lice, should parents DIY or go pro?

Lice—the little buggers, and the sticky, tiny eggs they lay in your child’s head—are a nuisance and embarrassing.But when it comes to determining the best way to get rid of lice, parents fall into two camps. There is the PWIT... Continue reading

Untangling the myths about HEAD LICE.

Head lice: The idea alone is enough to make your scalp itch. Each year, there are 6 million to 12 million lice cases in U.S. children ages 3 to 11, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s a... Continue reading

On-demand cootie removal, free of shame

Describe your business. Lice Happens is a professional mobile head lice removal service. Our proprietary head lice removal protocol ensures efficient and thorough removal of head lice in a single visit, right in the comfort and privacy of your own... Continue reading

A Bug Killer Talks

I’ve always been the bug killer in the house. Even in college, my roommates relied on me to kill the bugs. I don’t get freaked out easily. When my youngest daughter was in first grade, we got the lice letters... Continue reading

Lice Happens: A Fabulous Find

Bug busters When a family member or child is scratching a scalp crawling with head lice, don’t panic or feel lousy. Avoid the home remedy advice on the Internet — dumping a jar of greasy mayonnaise on the victim’s head... Continue reading

Annapolis Residents Franchise Their Lice Removal Business

When M.J. Eckert and Nancy Fields launched their lice removal business, they underestimated the demand for their itch niche. The Annapolis-based Lice Happens was designed so workers could visit homes to eliminate insects and teach prevention methods. But when they... Continue reading

Solving a Common Problem

Lice Happens Opens Its Doors in Annapolis Being a new full-time employee at What’s Up? Magazine has its perks. One of them is the unpredictability of what may be coming my way when I walk through the door each day.... Continue reading


The former software analyst started a business with her neighbor in Annapolis nearly four years ago, tapping into an unusual field: nitpicking. Lice Happens now has 18 people traveling to homes around the D.C. region and as far as Connecticut... Continue reading

Lice Happens Featured on TV News Segment: FDA Considers Ban on Lice Shampoo Ingredient

Lice Happens featured on TV news segment FDA Considers Ban on Lice Shampoo Ingredient that aired on several of COX TV stations on July 17, 2012.  Correspondent Alison Burns for Cox Media Group, Washington Bureau interviews Lice Happens owner Nancy... Continue reading

Annapolis Residents’ Lice Removal Business Takes Off

Lice Happens featured in The Capital Newspaper "Business" Section! By ALLISON BOURG, Staff Writer Tuesday, August 16, 2011 When it comes to their business, M.J. Eckert and Nancy Fields can get pretty nitpicky Lice Happens featured in The Capital Newspaper... Continue reading