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[ - ] If you are an introvert, do you find parenting hard? I am, and I feel like my brain is just screaming for some alone time and quiet which I never get. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Very hard. I stay up late to get alone time. The hardest part is that I don't enjoy or feel comfortable at all the things parents are supposed to do..school events, sports games and random chit chat. [ Reply | More ]
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This is me also. It is very hard for me to not over-worry about how other parents perceive me. [ Reply | More ]
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That last part is the killer for me. That school function chug chat makes me so uncomfortable and I know I come off as very cold [ Reply | More ]
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Chit sorry [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I'm 30 and for the past few months, my periods have been weird. 40 days, 28 days, 32 days, 35 days, 27 days. Should I worry? 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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All your Dr is going to do is put you on birth control to regulate it. [ Reply | More ]
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Really? [ Reply | More ]
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Wouldn't they run other tests to find the cause? [ Reply | More ]
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They'll give her an exam and put her on the pill. This is why I don't get why people fear the pill. It's hardly used for birth control anymore. My friend was put on it to control her hormone levels so she wouldn't be a bitch anymore. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] WTF did i get married? 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Beats me [ Reply | More ]
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The same reason we all did. Misery LOVES company! [ Reply | More ]
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You did not want to be the cat lady? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] My 4 yo son has ADHD and mild autism. I think most people dont know or can't tell right off the bat. If they notice his behavior at all, I imagine they just think he's a brat or I'm a bad parent. When other parents I don't know well try to set up a play date with us (ie: new neighbors, people I meet on playground, etc) I don't know how to handle. I don't want to give them his whole medical history, but I also don't want to be unresponsive/ignore/say no to every request. Chances are, the play date won't go well. Any advice on what to say to people? Just suck it up and be honest? Or just try things out and let them figure it out themselves? 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:54 PM Flag
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People can tell. You are delusional if you think they can't. No need to say anything in advance. [ Reply | More ]
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Be honest [ Reply | More ]
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I imagine there are some great writers with SN kids who could help on this topic but I think it would be great to give a head's up. My kid has a health condition (not too serious but it's worth a mention) and I do say something upfront, "Just an FYI, Susie has X and it's hard for her to do Y" or something. Perhaps you can come up with language that is respectful of your child but also allows the other parent to know if say, some things might not work (say a super crowded spot?) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:57 PM Flag
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Op- thanks. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 05:07 PM Flag
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I for one want my kid to learn how to get along with all different types of kids. Whatever his diagnosis is,mint doesn't matter to me. For me play dates are about teaching my child how to conduct herself in new situations. You don't have to fill me in on what's going on with your kid- I will adjust to it and so will my kid. [ Reply | More ]
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Do you want to do the playdates and find a way to warn them before hand? Or do you think it's best for him to not have the playdates? Different responses for each... [ Reply | More ]
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I guess I want to have play dates if the other parent won't be annoyed by my child's strange behavior. I also don't want to upset the other child. I guess I should warn them so they can back out. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 05:05 PM Flag
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This made me sad. I'm sorry for your situation op. It must be hard. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 05:06 PM Flag
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Do the play dates. Host, if that is better for your child, you can even say, if you don't have a preference, I prefer to host bc it's eazier for dc. Keep them short. Make sure dc understands some basic rules for play dates, have some suggestions for activities. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 05:09 PM Flag
[ - ] I'm a democrat and I'll give myself food poisoning before I'll ever vote for a republican, but God damn it! I'm so sick of liberals. If I hear one more complaint from a liberal about paying a speeding ticket or running a red light. I think I might go crazy. Here's a thought, save yourself a hundred bucks and don't run a red light. 10 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:53 PM Flag
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My cat complains about wet food vs. dry. Everyone complains about something. [ Reply | More ]
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It's excessive with them. Everything is a god damn complaint. [ Reply | More ]
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You should put your cat on tv if he can complain about food. [ Reply | More ]
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You get what you vote for. Take a good look at hillary. [ Reply | More ]
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I'll vote for Hillary before I'll vote for the nutty republican party that's out there now. [ Reply | More ]
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Hillary's entire constituency is illegal immigrants. [ Reply | More ]
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That is funny, I agree completely and also a super liberal. [ Reply | More ]
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Preach, sister! [ Reply | More ]
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Op. Also, wash your damn hair. It doesn't look or smell pleasing. [ Reply | More ]
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Who complained about a speeding ticket? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Anybody wear the sneakers that make your ass look better? 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Are you tying them to your jeans? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Please recommend restaurants that are kid-friendly - but still have good food adults will like - in the vicinity of Times Square? Thank you! 10 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:45 PM Flag
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McDonalds [ Reply | More ]
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almost every restaurant in TS is kid friendly because they are all tourist friendly [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:54 PM Flag
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Thank you. And just to clarify, I am (will be) a tourist. :) Is there anything specific you'd recommend? They aren't all chains, are they? [ Reply | More ]
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Most NYers never eat in Times Square if that gives you an idea. But yes, they all are kid friendly [ Reply | More ]
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there are lots of chains (steak, seafood, hard rock, BBQ) but honestly the food is OK in all of them, otherwise they wouldn't survive [ Reply | More ]
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Yes, pretty much all chains around there. [ Reply | More ]
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Hard Rock is good enough. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:59 PM Flag
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Carmine's [ Reply | More ]
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5 Napkin Burger, John's Pizza, Bond 45 all better than average [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Who is NeNe? 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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She's either that big woman off Real Housewives of Atlanta who looks like a drag queen, or that dumb Mormon Housewife blogger who shills for Anthropologie [ Reply | More ]
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Crazy lady from Real Housewives of Atlanta. [ Reply | More ]
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Leakes? Google her. [ Reply | More ]
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Jfgi [ Reply | More ]
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Op here I get she is a housewife but do we like her? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 05:03 PM Flag
[ - ] Caffeine: How does one successfully delay DDs from drinking coffee, without being too controlling? It seems best to delay all addictive drugs until adulthood, but that would appear be a difficulty in today's Starbucks culture. I can imagine they'll face peer pressure starting at the end of middle school or beginning HS. 16 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:37 PM Flag
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My mom didn't allow caffeine. I finally succumbed after college. Hoping to do the same for my kids. So far my MSchooler has shown no interest. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:38 PM Flag
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Peer pressure to drink coffee? My kids did not experience that. I think I would rather they drink an iced coffee with milk than a Coke, however. [ Reply | More ]
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Don't give her money. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:40 PM Flag
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They have a cafe in our middle school that sells coffee to the 7th and 8th graders. Nobody's going to caffeine rehab [ Reply | More ]
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Ugh [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:53 PM Flag
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This is something people worry about? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:41 PM Flag
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I see middle school kids walking like zombies with huge starbucks cups in their hand on the way to school, I don't think this is right either. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:43 PM Flag
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With classes starting so early in am and biological clock making teens need extra sleep, it inevitable they drink caffeine. You can't control everything teens do. I'm not sure it's harmful. [ Reply | More ]
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The mayor of Chicago wanted to push back start times to 9am for this coming school year. All the parents in the umc neighborhoods bitched and moaned about it until he switched it back. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:48 PM Flag
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Coffee has antioxidants that are very good for long-term skin health. [ Reply | More ]
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Show her the chart of calories in Starbucks drinks. [ Reply | More ]
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That would work for a 21 year, not a 12 year old. [ Reply | More ]
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Are you kidding? 12yos are all starting with body image and reading women's magazines and freaking out about other girls seeing them in the locker room. [ Reply | More ]
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No! Your 12 y/o is worried about that. The other 12 y/o want the Starbucks. [ Reply | More ]
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Wow this is not something to freak out about. Tell her caffeine in moderation, and if you really hate the idea, let her buy her own $10 coffee drinks. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:59 PM Flag
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They serve coffee to kids 5 and up in Europe [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] S/O MP wig post: Does Anna Wintour wear a wig? 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:33 PM Flag
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yes, the andy warhol model [ Reply | More ]
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Really? [ Reply | More ]
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Fashion insider here, yes she does [ Reply | More ]
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Yes, I think she admitted it. Needs to keep hair stylish and no time. [ Reply | More ]
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Yes, it's clearly a wig, and NBD [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Hacker Threatens To Sell Hillary Clinton’s ENTIRE UNRELEASED Private Emails For $500K 20 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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“Hillary or someone from her camp erased the outbox containing her emails, but forgot to erase the emails that were in her sent box” [ Reply | More ]
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oops [ Reply | More ]
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amateur [ Reply | More ]
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This makes no sense. Emails are in the outbox only until they are sent - after that they move to the sent box. Nobody would bother erasing the outbox but "forget" to erase the sent box. [ Reply | More ]
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This. [ Reply | More ]
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That's cheap! [ Reply | More ]
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+1. I'm in credulous due to the low price. [ Reply | More ]
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$500K is low to who? [ Reply | More ]
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to whom [ Reply | More ]
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choke on a mounds bar, c**t [ Reply | More ]
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woah [ Reply | More ]
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Sounds legit. [ Reply | More ]
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i usually vote dem, and i find all this very disturbing. will we be given the "choice" to elect a highly ethically challenged, greedy, idiot. or trump, a morally deranged, greedy, clown? [ Reply | More ]
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Votes don't matter, the electoral college makes the ultimate decision and they are bought and paid for. [ Reply | More ]
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how so? [ Reply | More ]
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mostly black mail [ Reply | More ]
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Are those tin foil hats comfy? [ Reply | More ]
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but it doesn't matter! Hillary's camp says information released isn't classified if it wasn't marked classified. [ Reply | More ]
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I'm sure they mean the classified stuff, no? [ Reply | More ]
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Hillary camp lie just like she does. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Has anyone read Dateonomics? 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Something tells me I don't want to know what it's about [ Reply | More ]
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this [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Has anyone read Dateonomics? 0 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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[ - ] Is amazon good for order school supplies or is it better to ask dh to go to Target or some such place? TYIA 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Does anyone go into stores anymore? I haven't set foot in a store in 5 years. Amazon [ Reply | More ]
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it is nice to be able to see what you are getting, to see how heavy it is etc but it wouldn't be me doing the shopping so I wonder if Amazon is the better option [ Reply | More ]
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Better to go to a school that orders everything and just asks for a check! [ Reply | More ]
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Shop local. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] What do you do with nanny situation, when both of you work long hours, say leave at 7 and come back at 7pm? That's a 12 hour day minimum and a lot of people with commutes have these hours. Do you get two nannies? 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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is this a new situation for you? [ Reply | More ]
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This is how you don't get to know the kids [ Reply | More ]
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sounds like OP is going back to work after being SAHM otherwise why ask this question [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:29 PM Flag
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DH and I would try to alternate our schedules to shorten the nanny's day - I would go in early and get home earlier, DH would go in later and stay later. I know other families that do this. It also helps if one or both of you can WAH on occasion. [ Reply | More ]
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I have heard the term "Bridge nanny" so that must be the person who does the second shift. I think 12 hour days with little kids and no break is pretty long. Yes, I know moms do it all the time but as a job, it sounds TOO LONG. [ Reply | More ]
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Moms can discipline their dc however they want to. They can watch as much tv as they want to. They can take a nap, and go shopping as much as they want to. A nanny can not do that therefore making a 12 a day shift very undesirable. [ Reply | More ]
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OR here -- ITA. Also I take the kids w/me on errands including ones for myself which isn't something you'd want your nanny to do all the time [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Anyone go to a therapist as an adult and their parent became intensely jealous and inappropriately nosy about what you discuss with the therapist and encourage you to stop and say it is a waste of money? 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Well, I never told my parents about my therapy precisely because it's not their business. [ Reply | More ]
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op: I am learning to keep my mouth shut from now on but she was the one that told me to go as she thought I had "problems." [ Reply | More ]
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Par for the course. [ Reply | More ]
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Yes. I understood it, though, because when my son went into therapy I had to quash the same urges to wonder what they were talking about and if I was getting thrown under the bus. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:22 PM Flag
[ - ] Has Neil Young leaving his wife of 36 years for Daryl Hannah been talked about? 22 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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link? [ Reply | More ]
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oops hehe [ Reply | More ]
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That's sort of old news. My guess from out in left field is that the wife is probably fed up with him anyway and ready to pass him off [ Reply | More ]
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Yeah I had the feeling people don't know about it though. Plus, it has now lasted for a year. I thought it might have just been a fling, at first. [ Reply | More ]
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Yeah, I know very little about Neil Young as a person, but I could see how 36 years with a now-aging musician would be...enough. His dw still looks pretty good, and she may be ready to go it on her own, I'm sure she's got plenty of money. I actually know a couple of women who got divorced at this age and were a lot more sanguine about it because they have fewer fucks left to give. Their kids are grown up, they have other older-lady friends to hang out with, etc. [ Reply | More ]
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NP: Neil Young and his wife have been caring for a disabled son for years. I'm sure that can take its toll too. [ Reply | More ]
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Yup [ Reply | More ]
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What??? I love them both but what???? [ Reply | More ]
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Old news, he went public with Daryl Hannah in 2014. Filed for divorce last summer [ Reply | More ]
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If you have a spare $24.5MM laying around. [ Reply | More ]
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So just a normal middle-class family, right? [ Reply | More ]
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maybe. it's nyc after all. [ Reply | More ]
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The Hawaii property is in nyc? [ Reply | More ]
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Is Daryl wackiness or no? [ Reply | More ]
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she dated JFK Jr [ Reply | More ]
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Toss up. She's from a nice family but admits she is autistic. She never married. The Jackson Brown relationship was bad, JFK's mother didn't approve of her and she was basically dumped by him. Then the whole plane crash business. She traded on her looks in the beginning and they faded fast after the JFK years. She aged like Anjelica Huston, basically. But to Neil Young she's probably the super hot young girl he wanted in the 80s and now he has her. I don't think she's crazy but she's been through some stuff. [ Reply | More ]
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According to Gossip Sites she's after his money. He has put a lot of his wealthy in her name. She suggested it to keep it away from his now ex-wife. [ Reply | More ]
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I saw that! Did you see the thing about Batboy being seen again in Mississippi? [ Reply | More ]
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I think there's enough to go around. Anyway usually divorce courts see through that kind of thing. Frankly, if I were Daryl Hannah I'd be looking around for security as well. There aren't that many shopping days left where she will be the first present under the tree that anyone wants to open [ Reply | More ]
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I guess the Harvest moon petered out. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] How do you teach your daughters to deal with mean girls? 11 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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^ DD (13) has become the target of the queen bee in her social group. DD gets excluded, becomes the butt of the joke. She desperately wants to remain part of the group. [ Reply | More ]
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UGH!!!! I am so sorry that sounds horrible. No advice since I have a kid younger than yours but did read a great book about this situation, the author had been bullied herself. She suggests: 1) making sure your child has friends out of the school environment, whether a sports team in another location, other hobby or interest 2) getting her an older peer mentor to talk to and hang out with who's been there and can be supportive and 3) let her find a charitable organization or volunteer opportunity to be part of [ Reply | More ]
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These are great pieces of advice, thank you. [ Reply | More ]
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She's the problem. She needs to find friends who genuinely like her, not be a mini-striver trying to push her way into a group of friends who don't want her. [ Reply | More ]
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I will teach her to cast a wide net and have different groups of friends. If someone shows you who they are believe them. If they are mean, it is not reflective of her but of their own insecurity and to steer clear. [ Reply | More ]
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wish it was that easy for kids [ Reply | More ]
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I know, it is a hard skill to learn [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 09.03.15, 04:51 PM Flag
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We talk about how to recognize the roles within social groups and then how to respond to each accordingly. It's often not the mean girl to be directly wary of - for example an information-keeper is the one to stay away from because you can't trust her to keep confidences from a queen bee. [ Reply | More ]
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Thanks. Struggling with how to help DD recognize these roles. How do you start, specifically? [ Reply | More ]
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The book Queen Bees and Wannabees is good and talks extensively about roles in the social ecosystem, and coping strategies for dealing with conflicts. It also has guidance on how to teach your own daughter about what it means to her to be a good friend, so that she is more likely to quickly recognize when she isn't being treated with fairness and respect. [ Reply | More ]
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ITA. Understanding the game yields true power. The hardest and most confusing situation to navigate is when the queen bee and her posse are all really sweet in one-on-one settings. The very best response is the slow fade, middle school-style. Unfortunately it's almost impossible to pull off at 13, when your mind tells you to avoid the popular clique, but your heart tells you otherwise. It took me until 15 for my mind to prevail over my heart, and 10th grade was a lonely but extremely beneficial year. In 11th grade, the popular group wondered what was up and started to invite me out. But I had already started to move on and gel with a much nicer and more academic crowd. [ Reply | More ]
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