Flea Bites on Kids (Risks and How to Treat)

flea bites on kids

Nobody wants to deal with fleas outside of the circus. Thus it’s a bad day when you find fleas in the house. What’s even worse is when you find bite marks on your kids. But aren’t fleas only supposed to attack pets? Let’s look at this matter from various angles and give you some honest … Read more

What Bit Me?!? (Identifying Bug and Spider Bites)

There’s nothing worse than a friend telling you there have been some local bed bug reports, only to wake up the next morning and discover strange red marks on your skin. Of course, the first thing that goes through your mind is a panicked “Oh, no! We have bed bugs!”. But that might not actually … Read more

Midge Bites (Symptoms, What They Look Like, and How to Treat)

biting midges

“One midge is an entomological curiosity; a thousand can be hell!” – Doug Kettle As cute as the name sounds, biting midges (also called “no-see-ums” or sand flies) are anything but. Adult midges have four small tooth-like mouthparts that slice open your skin to access their blood meals. Midge bites are treatable, but first we … Read more