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[ - ] Is it wrong to give y company one week notice before I leave? I just want some time to myself 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Was starting in 3 wks unacceptable to new employer? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] What is the likelihood for a snow day tomorrow? 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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-99999999999% [ Reply | More ]
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nooooo :( [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Any other Harvard '04's or '05's here? 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Sorry DH and I are 98-99 [ Reply | More ]
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So why answer? [ Reply | More ]
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'05 here. [ Reply | More ]
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'01 here. All yall 04s are fucking niggers, btw [ Reply | More ]
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DH is an '05 and I am '06. Why? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] My breasts are so engorged; it's so painful. How much longer until they normalize? 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:55 AM Flag
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Are you just starting nursing? Hopefully within three days. Try icepacks and cabbage leaves in your bra. Also a warm washcloth at the beginning of the feeding to get the milk flowing. [ Reply | More ]
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Yes, I started a week ago. Baby was sleeping and nursing all day yesterday, so I woke up in a tremendous amount of pain and my boobs have doubled in size. [ Reply | More ]
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awww. can you get in the shower and run warm water over them? that helped me. [ Reply | More ]
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Yes, but they still hurt so much. I'm like a triple F size right now, too, so nothing fits. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] What is the movie in which the girl hides behind a tree to participate in a yoga class without paying? 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:53 AM Flag
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Bridesmaids [ Reply | More ]
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TY! [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] 85 Percent of the robberies in San Francisco are blacks stealing from Asians 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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survey by the Police Department in which about 300 strong-arm robberies were analyzed. "In 85 percent of the physical assault crimes, the victims were Asian and the perpetrators were African American," [ Reply | More ]
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what a shocker [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Why would you EVER tell/encourage your child to learn to play the violin? The learning process is absolutely hideous in terms of sound. I encouraged my own DD to play the harp, and even when she screws up, it still sounds lovely. 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:45 AM Flag
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Because it's not about you, it's about the kid and music? Is this a trick question? [ Reply | More ]
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it is totally about the mom when the kid begins playing the violin. are you kidding me? [ Reply | More ]
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Oh, come on. Most kids by nature don't want to play THE VIOLIN. The violin is a chore. The harp is idle fun at worst, kind of like the glockenspiel. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:56 AM Flag
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what about drums? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:46 AM Flag
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yes, plus the portability of the harp makes it extra special [ Reply | More ]
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Lol this [ Reply | More ]
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Only a drop less fun than transporting a harpsichord. Even double bass is easier. [ Reply | More ]
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this makes no sense. my daughter has played suzuki since 3 and is splendid [ Reply | More ]
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why do you care, you do yours we do ours [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] It has been so slow, boring and generally unpleasant here tonight, I'm looking forward to the spambot deluge. Wipe the slate. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:44 AM Flag
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LOL - you can't handle the truth [ Reply | More ]
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I'm ready for purification by Garcinia cambogia [ Reply | More ]
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shut the fuck up, niggerlover [ Reply | More ]
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See? Unpleasant. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Eric Holder is such a douchebag. His speech had nothing to do with what was in the 86 page report. 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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It's taken you this many years to get to this conclusion? I wish that weren't the case myself but it's true! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:47 AM Flag
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how about the ny times! ridic what they consider to be the headline of that report! [ Reply | More ]
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LA times was pretty fair. “Prosecutors could not credit” accounts of witnesses who told a different story because they were “inconsistent with physical and forensic evidence,” the report said. In what Justice Department said was its other key finding, the investigation determined that after Brown initially ran away from Wilson, he turned around and was moving toward him when the officer fired the fatal shots. [ Reply | More ]
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"Witnesses who claimed Brown was shot in the back were discredited by the autopsies of Brown, the investigators concluded. Those who said he was running away while shot were discredited by the physical evidence and by contradictions in their own testimony." [ Reply | More ]
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How about holder saying that?! [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I've never had chapped lips before, but the past 6 weeks or so my lips are dry, peeling and sometimes starting to crack. I've tried a variety of lip balms, oils etc. Any good remedies that actually work? 16 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:37 AM Flag
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Lansinoh, which is purified lanolin, smells/tastes a bit off, but will help you [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:38 AM Flag
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Tried it... didn't help and it is so damn sticky! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:41 AM Flag
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Np. If Lansinoh doesn't work, then you are doing it wrong. [ Reply | More ]
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How could I be "doing it wrong"? [ Reply | More ]
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Judging it too quickly. It if it doesn't help then you need to go to the doctor. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:56 AM Flag
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use a damp cloth to rub off the dried skin, then apply aquaphor [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:40 AM Flag
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Tried this as well... doesn't help either. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:41 AM Flag
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Run a humidifier at night [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:42 AM Flag
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I do this as well (most nights, when I remember to fill it). Thanks for all the help, ladies! (I'm being sincere, these are all good suggestions) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:44 AM Flag
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maybe it is a side effect of a medication [ Reply | More ]
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Not on any. I am bf but have done this before. [ Reply | More ]
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flight to Key West [ Reply | More ]
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I got some great lip balm at Trader Joe's and it's great. Never had chapped lips till this winter but this stuff helped. [ Reply | More ]
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Thanks. Is it their regular chap stick type balm or something else? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:50 AM Flag
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Cooler showers, drink more water [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:53 AM Flag
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I used lanolin and it helped me. Malin Goetz worked too. Best drugstore Chapstick has been Carmex. I use a co bigelow night balm. Drink more water. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] What happened to UB and preschool info? A few weeks back all we heard about was K admissions, understandably. But now it's time for preschool admissions in NYC and there is no one around to help us. Why is that? Is this board dead? 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:37 AM Flag
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I saw some posts when I was on earlier today. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:38 AM Flag
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K I didn't see any can you help? [ Reply | More ]
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Not personally, and I'd have to scroll through many pages to find the earlier posts. [ Reply | More ]
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There has been nothing in the past three days. I guess this isn't s NYC board anymore? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:49 AM Flag
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There was master lists and discussions a few days ago [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:51 AM Flag
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Yew that master list wasn't very helpful If you could believe it [ Reply | More ]
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No one helped last year either. It sucked. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] trying to understand why that at the pre-school MLK day was totally skipped over, Black History month too. Want to mention that it should be added into the calendaar 14 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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The Muslim holidays are now more important in the US. [ Reply | More ]
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seriously. In middle school we did the whole Black History month, I don't get why it isn't in there. parents bring in something for some religious holidays, yet no MLK [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:31 AM Flag
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Well, DD has gotten MLK day off since her first year in preschool, has done "books" for the whole black history month, etc. and has been doing so for the6 years that she's been in school. Maybe your kid goes to a preschool where this isn't valued? [ Reply | More ]
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I don't think it isn't valued its that nobody has thought about it? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:39 AM Flag
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Maybe because three year olds are too young developmentally to understand a concept such racism? Kind of hard to explain to them. It's not like he's the Easter Bunny. Kindergarten is probably even to young, but sometime in elementary school is appropriate. [ Reply | More ]
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you don't have to address racism in a way that is developmentally inappropriate. there is a beautiful speech, photos of the man, just learning his name [ Reply | More ]
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If you're OP, take it up with your individual preschool. DD has been to two separate schools where both schools emphasized MLK and black history month. Your problem isn't univeral. [ Reply | More ]
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what would you suggest? [ Reply | More ]
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Talk to the administrators or teachers to see if you can assist in putting something together, or if they can do a little project or presentation about it. [ Reply | More ]
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certainly can do, but kind of floored they didn't think of it on their own [ Reply | More ]
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PP: it is preschool. I'd be more concerned if this didn't happen in K or elementary. [ Reply | More ]
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True. But I doubt people are talking about George Washington yet to three/four year olds either. I feel all that starts in elementary. [ Reply | More ]
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one 2 yo class my child was in introduced the kids to Dr. King via a photo, saying he was a wonderful peacemaker. I thought it was lovely [ Reply | More ]
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they definitely cover it at our preschool (Weekday) [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Any WL being released for preschool? We are waiting on STMPG, PAMDS, MAP and IPS (the latter is our back up). Does anyone have any info on how these move? thanks! 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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i know PAM has moved. ips should move... [ Reply | More ]
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We released PAM and IPS earlier this week. [ Reply | More ]
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They all will move except for STMPG . Are you priority WL on any? [ Reply | More ]
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I meant to say all should move a bit.^ [ Reply | More ]
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Thanks for your answer. Why wouldn't STMPG move ? [ Reply | More ]
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Are you on any priority WLs? I know IPS has one. [ Reply | More ]
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There is a lot of action on the last day. If you are getting promising feedback from a school you should hold on until the end. Got into FC that way last year. The WLs move a lot at the end. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Any NYC or surrounding area hotels with indoor pool? That are not stratospherically expensive? Long shot, I know. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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the parker meridien i think [ Reply | More ]
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Crystal Springs, NJ; Woodloch Pines, PA [ Reply | More ]
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I need something in the city or very near by (think Jersey City or Hoboken) [ Reply | More ]
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parker meridien is in the city. like on 58th st i think [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Looking to hire a nyu grad student or undergrad student for the summer as a live in nanny out east. M-F with the option to work the weekend too. Two kids both in camp all morning. What's a good salary? all living and transportation costs included. Thanks 11 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:21 AM Flag
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All the foie gras one can eat. [ Reply | More ]
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do you provide a car? otherwise they are a prisoner. [ Reply | More ]
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Yes sorry we provide their own car. [ Reply | More ]
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Ugh, good luck to her. I did this job about 10 years ago for a pita mother and her awful spoiled kids. I believe she paid me $800/week (for 5 days) and I was "supposed" to work only 8 hours/day but that never happened. You need to be VERY careful about the hours or pay a ton to compensate for having her be on-call 24/7 (or 5). I worked 1 weekend only because it was such a miserable situation. [ Reply | More ]
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Actually we are really down to earth and I'm super involved with my kids. I just need an extra set of hands and frankly I don't like being out there that long alone with two little ones. [ Reply | More ]
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or - ok, but do be up-front and respectful of boundaries. She's not your little sister or a friend, she'll be your employee. I am a mom now and also super hands-on with my kids but have help and know to be careful about these things. This mom also claimed to be very involved with her kids but it was such a joke. [ Reply | More ]
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that is a very nice job. can they live in with you on the weekend if they are not working, or i guess no? [ Reply | More ]
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Yes that'd be fine. In the past we have brought our nanny but that is not an option this summer. That's why I'm unsure of compensation and want to be fair without getting taken advantaged of [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 03.05.15, 03:34 AM Flag
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if you go on care.com and use a local zip code, there are already many students looking for positions like this. the going rate is at least $20/hour [ Reply | More ]
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yes, my 15 yo at a TT earns $20/hour for babysitting, so yes. [ Reply | More ]
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NYU has a place to post sitter ads online--search for it. [ Reply | More ]
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