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  1. Toddler Omg. TMI I don't know what is worse, 2 days of a bloody crime scene period or the result...(more) 1 sec ago (0 replies)
    diarreah when my hormones regulate after the period ends.
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  2. Toddler When did seattle get so $$$ 31 sec ago (0 replies)
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  3. Toddler What percentage of your close friends don't have at least a bachelors? 1 min ago (6 replies)
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    • 0 36 sec ago
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    • boy, I think 100% 22 sec ago
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      • ^LOL! Clearly reading is my strong suit! 0 5 sec ago
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    • none 9 sec ago
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    • dh's side of the family are immigrants, so decent % there - but they are in-laws, not techincally 'friends'. friend friends, maybe 10% 7 sec ago
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    • Oh, I don't know. some of them. my best friend doesn't, for example. why? 0 sec ago
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  4. Toddler Has euro mom posted any updates? 1 min ago (0 replies)
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  5. Toddler Have you ever been put on a jury against your will? Every single time I've been on jury duty, they make a point of asking whether serving would be a hardship. I've never mad it...(more) 2 min ago (4 replies)
    past being impaneled.
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    • i've never had to say it was a hardship - they never want me anyway 1 min ago
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      • try not to look so insane 1 min ago
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    • being a nanny isn't a hardship 1 min ago
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    • It happened to my fil, it was a long trial, he is an architect, working on a big project and told the judge, trial still lasted, fil explained he would get fired if he was kept...(more) 49 sec ago
      on, judge eventually gave in.
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  6. Toddler Anyone on into antiques? any tips on buying antique furniture? so sick of my ikea and even pottery barn stuff. wish i'd gotten into antiques sooner, i really love the look and you...(more) 2 min ago (2 replies)
    can get such high quality pieces.
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    • Just know that prices have plummeted in recent years - supply has risen as baby boomers are downsizing and demand has fallen off as people go for a more modern look. You'll get...(more) 1 min ago
      better deals outside of the city.
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    • my mil is an antique dealer, but I don't really know if you need tips. Just start shopping and see what style/eras you like and try not to get ripped off. Don't refinish the stuff...(more) 25 sec ago
      if you want it to retain its value for collectors. Some stuff isn't necessarily valuable and you could go ahead and refinish if you like.
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  7. Toddler I did not konw the swedes do the no shoes thing. thought is was just the japanese. most people do it in my pac nw area though. 2 min ago (6 replies)
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    • austrians too 2 min ago
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    • most people i know take off shoes in the house but don't insist that guests do so. like if its a casual playdate, sure. but for parties or social events it's not expected. 1 min ago
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    • It's gross to wear shoes in the house 1 min ago
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      • ita. I don't understand it, but we live in a rainy area (ie mud) 43 sec ago
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    • np: i got hugely flamed on here for saying i take off my shoes in the house, and almost everyone i know does the same. 11 sec ago
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  8. Toddler Box of raisens 130 calories!! whoa. 3 min ago (8 replies)
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    • no one ever got fat eating raisins 3 min ago
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      • I did in college - also rotted my teeth eating raisins 2 min ago
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        • you probably just mistaken rotted teeth for a few stuck rasins. 51 sec ago
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      • Yet a lot of people are fat and eat too much sugar. 1 min ago
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    • What about raisins? 3 min ago
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    • All carbs too. 2 min ago
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  9. Toddler I ordered the tesla x, love the utility of it (at least what's been previewed), but would you judge me as it's a little flashy with the falcon doors? 4 min ago (4 replies)
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    • depending on where you live, I might judge you for using dirty electricity to power your transportation 3 min ago
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      • hi dirty electricity in certain places mom 2 min ago
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        • ??? it's not really an opinion. It's a fact: it's cleaner in some places to drive a fuel efficient gas-powered car than it is to drive an electric car 1 min ago
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    • newport beach ca. everyone has one and a prius 2 min ago
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  10. Toddler Why do you think the divorce rate in NY state is lower than in TX? 4 min ago (12 replies)
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    • no reason 4 min ago
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    • Texas is cheaper. (Texan here.) 4 min ago
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      • ^ also it's super easy to get divorced here. 4 min ago
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        • I'm surprised given it's the bible belt that this is the case. 2 min ago
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    • people wait till their older to marry. They're more sure. 4 min ago
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    • Those religious hypocrites... 3 min ago
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    • I would look at age of marriage and education levels. 3 min ago
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    • more college educated women in NY, which is a the biggest predictor of not getting divorced 2 min ago
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    • we are so busy working to pay for cost of living we never see our spouses. 2 min ago
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    • Don't know but if I had to guess I would say the average age of marriage is lower in TX, and that contributes 2 min ago
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  11. Toddler Anyone spent some time in the north fork (around southold) and have recs for things to do with kids? aside from beach..which wineries did you like / were family friendly, bike...(more) 5 min ago (0 replies)
    trails, anything else you want to recommend? We are renting a house for 2 weeks in August. Thanks!
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  12. Toddler What would prompt you to divorce? 5 min ago (11 replies)
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    • Being financially independent 4 min ago
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    • cheating 4 min ago
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    • Affair, substance abuse, gambling problem, domestic abuse. 4 min ago
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    • if my husband cheated or became abusive. i don't see either of those happening. 4 min ago
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    • tons of things. Cheating, drugs, too much alcohol, abuse, shirking duties, etc 3 min ago
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    • DH leaving 3 min ago
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    • complete apathy 3 min ago
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    • cheating 2 min ago
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    • affair, domestic violence or if he blew through our investments without telling me. 50 sec ago
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    • i think our marriages can--and has--withstand a lot as long as we're both willing to be honest and work on our problems and, when we fuck up, work hard to earn the other's...(more) 36 sec ago
      forgiveness. it would prompt me to divorce if dh were actively lying to me about something and did not come clean. that's untenable.
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    • husband lives in another state, refused to let me move in if I lost my job due to chronic illness, does not contribute to living expenses, only visits to take over weekend fun,...(more) 20 sec ago
      does nothing to contribute to work of parenting or living, refuses to allow me to have another child I wanted desperately due to long IVF (which may have caused illness), is completely entitled and lacks empathy. I have one young child and want to protect my ability to be independent - need divorce for financial contributions and other protections
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  13. Toddler Coming to the end of a 2 week vacation. I still don't feel like going home. 5 min ago (1 reply)
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  14. Toddler How much weight did you gain during pregnancy 5 min ago (14 replies)
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    • 28 lbs with twins. i was fat before though 5 min ago
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    • 50ish 5 min ago
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    • 35 lbs 5 min ago
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    • 41, 35 5 min ago
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    • Very little 5 min ago
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    • 70 lb with first db 5 min ago
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    • 60lbs with preeclampsia. Was underweight at beginning of pg 4 min ago
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    • 45-ish both times 3 min ago
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    • just about 30 lbs with both 3 min ago
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    • 32 and 22 pounds. Lost it all within 3 weeks and 2 weeks, respectively. Was quite overweight to start both times. 3 min ago
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      • my overweight sister lost 13 lbs during whole pg w/o trying, ac to her 2 min ago
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    • 23 and 25 2 min ago
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    • 25 2 min ago
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    • 28 lbs and 21 lbs. i was average to skinny to start, both times. i ate like a pig. i swear. 2 min ago
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  15. Toddler Bored teacher here. Any questions? 6 min ago (14 replies)
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    • how often do you get to pee during the day? do you ever have to hold it a long time while you are with the kids? 4 min ago
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      • op: i get to pee pretty much when i need to bc of periods off and such. if it's an emergency, i can always get another teacher to cover my class 3 min ago
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      • Different teacher -- I once got my period during class, blech. 2 min ago
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    • Would you want DC to become a teacher? 3 min ago
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      • op: i have already forbidden it 2 min ago
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        • ??? 2 min ago
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          • i told my dc that i will not pay for their education if they choose to become a teacher 2 min ago
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            • We need more info. 1 min ago
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              • see below. too much bs. not worth it anymore 45 sec ago
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            • fake. 1 min ago
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              • no. sadly, i am serious 33 sec ago
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        • Why? 1 min ago
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          • bc the profession isn't what it was when i started. too much bs and not enough teaching being allowed 1 min ago
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            • I know what you mean, but there are progressive schools around--have you tried working at one? 21 sec ago
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  16. Toddler I want a new car...the volvo mini suv 6 min ago (5 replies)
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  17. Toddler When Nanny has jury duty, how do you handle? 6 min ago (6 replies)
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    • if FT pay her for the day 6 min ago
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      • She has been picked to serve for a couple days.... 5 min ago
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        • so pay her. C'mon. This isn't her choice 4 min ago
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    • tell her to break the law. snowflake needs her 6 min ago
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    • i stomp three times, then throw myself on the floor, weep, and tear at my hair 5 min ago
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    • pay her as usual and use a backup sitter, or if the kids re old enough, leave in afterschool, send to camp, take to work with me, or i'd work at home. if you want to be dismissed...(more) 3 min ago
      from jury duty, you can be--I never had a nanny miss more than 1-2 days of work.
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  18. Toddler I am 38 and ex-dh is 50. We split two years ago and were the first it seemed. Two years later we are still one of the only! Where are the others? It is lonely! 7 min ago (8 replies)
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    • Statistically, there aren't that many assuming you're well educated and make decent money 6 min ago
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    • guess you are the first and only to split up 6 min ago
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    • you are wishing ill on other people? 6 min ago
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      • yes - that is exactly what I am doing. NOOOOOO. People just keep saying it is coming and it isn't. I want other single moms to talk to 5 min ago
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        • so you are 4 min ago
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          • I am asking where they are - not hoping others divorce 4 min ago
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    • They didn't get caught cheating yet. 5 min ago
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    • Yeah, the rate isn't really 50% is it. 4 min ago
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  19. Toddler Aren't mandatory minimums due to 3 strikes and you're out?? 7 min ago (0 replies)
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  20. Toddler When folks are at the supermarket, furiously husking the top of corn, and then throwing them down... what are they looking for exactly? 8 min ago (10 replies)
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    • rotton corn? 7 min ago
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    • Worms, rotten pieces. 7 min ago
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    • worms and rot 7 min ago
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    • Ones that don't have worms or a lot of bird pecking damage. 7 min ago
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    • mushy, dead, discolored kernels 7 min ago
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      • does it happen that often? I've been buying corn my entire life 1 min ago
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    • Not rotted. 7 min ago
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    • I'm looking for fully-formed kernels indicating that it's a good ear and not harvested too early. 6 min ago
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    • You're better off looking for the heavy ones, IMO 4 min ago
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    • inner peace and salvation 37 sec ago
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  21. Toddler I have the day off tomorrow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 8 min ago (5 replies)
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    • why a Wednesday? 6 min ago
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      • i have a dr app. can't go to work 6 min ago
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    • i love mid week days off 6 min ago
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  22. Toddler We are out of town and ds has a terrible toothache. We are going home tonight and getting to the dentist tomorrow am, but he's all of a sudden in agony and crying his eyes out....(more) 8 min ago (8 replies)
    Motrin not helping. Can anyone recommend something for my poor kid? He's in terrible pain. Help :(
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    • How old is he? 8 min ago
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    • urgent care for tylenol #3, or dentist today at your location... 7 min ago
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    • Orajel 7 min ago
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    • ice or heat? 5 min ago
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    • If motrin isn't working, you should to go into urgent care at least. It's possible that it's a serious infection. 5 min ago
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    • btdt myself. See a doc today for pain killers 3 min ago
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  23. Toddler How often do you vacuum and mops your floors? 10 min ago (16 replies)
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    • vacuum daily, mop 1x a week unless needed 9 min ago
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      • Daily? 7 min ago
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        • Do you have a lot of animals? Or live right next to a beach and everyone wears outside shoes through the house? 6 min ago
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          • Well with all that sand why mop only once a week. 1 min ago
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    • me? never my cleaning woman? 1-2x a week 9 min ago
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    • i sweep and spray mop daily or at least every other day 8 min ago
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      • what is spray mop? 5 min ago
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        • the lib man spray mop. i add my own cleaner and use the washable pads. it's quick, mot necessarily a deep clean. i have cleaning every 2 weeks, she does a better job 3 min ago
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    • Vacuum once a week or so, sweep the eating area daily. 7 min ago
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    • Vacuum weekly or every other week. sweep the same. Mop kitchen about weekly, and wood floors...virtually never mop. Like once a year. 7 min ago
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      • is your house disgusting? 6 min ago
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        • not at all. is yours? 6 min ago
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          • no but I mop a lot more than once a year and vaccuum more than once a week, how is your house not gross? 6 min ago
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            • Kids are older, we don't wear shoes in the house, don't have a dog? I don't know. You tell me why you're so dirty you have to clean that often. 2 min ago
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              • I don;t know how any house can be clean when mopped once a year, you are just a dirty person and probably don't notice 2 min ago
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                • I'll try to remember not to invite you over. 57 sec ago
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  24. Toddler Of sweet, salty, bitter, sour and savory...what category are spices? 10 min ago (2 replies)
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    • savory 10 min ago
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    • all, really. Technically salt is a mineral, not a spice, but on the spice shelf you can find all of those things 5 min ago
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  25. Toddler Runner moms: i ran a 5k in nyc today in 35.5 minutes. how bad a time is that? 10 min ago (8 replies)
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    • considering it is 900 degrees out? 10 min ago
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    • No such thing. you did it! you finished. and faster than walking pace 10 min ago
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      • i felt it was like crawling 9 min ago
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    • pretty slow. but who cares? You have to start somewhere! You get faster by running more. 9 min ago
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      • i knew it was superslow! i am training for a 10 k 8 min ago
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        • You're not Usain Bolt. Which is the good thing-- you're not competing against anyone but yourself when you're running. Next time, you'll be faster. You'll love making PRs. You...(more) 7 min ago
          love seeing improvements. You'll FINISH things you never thought you could. Running is great like that. Congrats.
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          • I am stung to not be Usain Bolt!! J/k. thank you, I want to get to run that 10K and keep going 1 min ago
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    • Please. That's awesome. Signed, mom who ran a 6:35 marathon. Speed is not an issue. 9 min ago
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