Stress Less

At KnockOut Nits we understand dealing with head lice can be highly stressful. If head lice are causing havoc in your household take some long deep breaths, and remember “knowledge is power”. See our treatment options and head check pages to develop your treatment and management strategy. Above all, remain calm.

As strong advocates of mindful parenting techniques, and developing emotional intelligence in children, we promote useful resources for parents and children.  We hope you enjoy the resources presented on this page!

Smiling Mind – The Smiling Mind program offers a 10-level course that will make your mind more clear, calm and content. It is aimed at young people but does cater for adults too! You can use it online or download an app.

Mooshuns – At Mooshuns the focus is the mental health and wellbeing of children. They create products designed to help children develop emotional intelligence, empathy and the skills to clearly communicate their feelings in order to build strong, healthy relationships with their family and friends.

Astro is Down in the Dumps – Author Susan Day has penned this fabulous book to give children the skills they need to build resilience and cope with depression and anxiety.


Have you ever felt down in the dumps?

 Written and illustrated by Susan Day.

Written and illustrated by Susan Day.   Astro is feeling so sad and blue he can’t get out of bed. Then there’s a knock at the door… who could that be? Each of the six sections teaches a coping skill introduced by one of Astro’s friends. What does Digger do when he’s feeling blue? He eats fresh food. Alfie? He loves to paint. Written in verse and with stunning full-colour illustrations, this book is designed so that it can be shared in the classroom and at home with all children.