When my family was staying in the Middle East, my daughters had no problems with head lice or “kuto.” A head louse (lice, plural) is a six-legged parasite that feeds on blood in the human head. Lice do not jump or fly, but crawl only. They do not carry any disease, but they suck blood and cause itchiness. Here’s a photo showing the life cycle of head lice.
It’s really hot now and it’s so untimely that one of our fans gave up on us. We only have 2 working. Actually, since we came here in the Philippines 2 years ago, we’ve already bought 6 fans and I’m not satisfied with how they worked for only a short time.
We bought 2 Standard industrial stand fans, one broke in less than a year while the other one is still working. We bought 1 Union desk fan and this one lasted 2 years. Then, we bought 1 Dowell stand fan because of a sale but then it was defective within one month. We brought it to their service center, they got it fixed but then the entire head (with the fan blade) of the fan flew off (nasira ang hinang).
Last Thursday, I went to Angel’s school because they had a simple school parade in celebration of the Nutrition Month (held every July). The preschool children were wearing all sorts of fruit and vegetable costumes. But I think more children wore fruits. That somehow indicates that not everyone are vegetable eaters.
This is such a good event to instill to the children the importance of eating fruits and vegetables. I’m glad that my kids are eating vegetables, but they still have to learn to eat the undesirable ones, taste-wise, like the ampalaya and the eggplant.