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  1. Toddler I've posted before about my baby talking mil. I'm in the car for the next 2.5 hours. 32 sec ago (0 replies)
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  2. Toddler Whoooohoooo. my jeans feel so lose and i feel the thigh gap. i feel so light and its weird but i love it 37 sec ago (3 replies)
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  3. Toddler My dh is an Eagle Scout and i KNOW he wants ds to start boy scouts this year, but i just can't 40 sec ago (4 replies)
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    • why? 17 sec ago
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      • i don't like the organization 6 sec ago
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    • Why not? 9 sec ago
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    • I think his experience and wanting to do this with his son might outway your plotics even though I fully agree with your politics 1 sec ago
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  4. Toddler I realize that my house is very bland 48 sec ago (0 replies)
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  5. Toddler Im in first trimester and doc has just used transvaginal ultrasound. Will he use the belly one? When? 56 sec ago (2 replies)
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    • 12 wks? I had a transvaginal one at 8 wks and a belly one at 12. 12 sec ago
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    • they have to use the transvag right now b/c the baby is too small to use the abdominal one. That comes around the 20 wk ultrasound. 1 sec ago
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  6. Toddler My 4 yo doesn't nap anymore but he really should. This time of day he becomes a bear. 57 sec ago (0 replies)
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  7. Toddler Delta announced making all inflight entertainment free and you can stream movies to your devices (since you can't netflix on gogo) 1 min ago (1 reply)
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  8. Toddler What free or low cost things can you suggest in the northern nj area, places to picnic, pic stuff, that sort of thing? 2 min ago (5 replies)
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    • Van saun park and zoo 1 min ago
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    • darlington park, van sauns park, ramapo reserve 1 min ago
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      • and tenafly nature preserve 1 min ago
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    • Kitatinny state park; Hacklebarney SP; Public lake in Morristown (forget the name); county zoo and big playground in Bergen County (again, forget name) 25 sec ago
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    • duke farms 11 sec ago
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  9. Toddler WHO DAT? WHO DAT? 3 min ago (2 replies)
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  10. Toddler Doing a road trip up to vt to see friends, just me and dh. nyc - grafton area. thinking of going up rte 7 and stopping in williamstown. also, any recs for things to do in vt....(more) 3 min ago (8 replies)
    will go to simon pearce, shelburne farms
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    • Ben and Jerry's is fun (yes with just you and dh). 3 min ago
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      • that's far 2 min ago
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        • op-we have a day in burlington planned, so not that far from burlington 2 min ago
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          • it's about 40 mins away. and you want the whole day for burlington (go to the nature center thing on lake champlain--it is great for little kids) 32 sec ago
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    • ben and jerry's baby and I love Middlebury 3 min ago
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    • Vermont country store! 2 min ago
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    • speaking of simon, have you seen the documentary about his son? 1 min ago
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  11. Toddler What am I going to do in the Berkshires for 5 days with DH's family? Kids are 3 and 5 mos. not just drink, what are we actually going to do? 3 min ago (13 replies)
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    • there's got to be some nice parks or playgrounds. pool? lake? 3 min ago
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    • You can go on little hikes (Mount Everett you can drive almost all the way up & then just hike the summit), go swimming in a lake, go antiquing (MAYBE). 2 min ago
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    • potty train the 3 yr old. Teach the 5mo a few tricks. 2 min ago
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      • She's already trained. 1 min ago
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    • relax, sleep, read 2 min ago
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    • Who goes to the Berkshires? 2 min ago
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      • you sound like Ramona 2 min ago
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        • i just hope there is ac 1 min ago
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          • call your friend to come get you with his PP if no 1 min ago
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    • Edith whartons house and garden 2 min ago
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    • ride horses? 2 min ago
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    • if you are near Great Barrington, there is enough to do 47 sec ago
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    • What do you do at home with them? Swim, playground, maybe go for a pony ride 36 sec ago
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  12. Toddler If you have 3dc, are you overwhelmed? 3 min ago (5 replies)
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    • no, but I also don't over-schedule dcs. They're allowed activities, but not so many that we all feel rushed and frazzled 3 min ago
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    • I have my moments but it's getting easier. 2 min ago
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    • I have 4, & generally no. 2 min ago
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    • yes. I also woh. 1 min ago
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  13. Toddler What lunch box/bag does your middle schooler use? I feel like everything is babyish or I have to spend $20 on a dumb lunch box. 5 min ago (20 replies)
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  14. Toddler Ive always thought i wanted kids but now that we're getting close to trying i feel like i might hate being a mom. is that normal? I love my freedom and i enjoy sleep. seems very...(more) 5 min ago (8 replies)
    scary
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    • why did you want them? do those reasons still stand? my ob told me that there is a reason it takes 9 months -- to help you get used to the reality of your decision. ambivalence is...(more) 4 min ago
      normal surrounding big changes.
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    • well you will lose your freedom and sleep but you gain other things 4 min ago
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      • and the good things im excited about! but them i have a deep fear of something going very wrong. severe special needs, etc 2 min ago
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    • Be afraid. Be very, very afraid. 4 min ago
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    • i felt the same way 1 min ago
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    • It's the most normal thing in the world. Did you have a happy childhood, parents who loved you? 1 min ago
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      • yes 28 sec ago
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        • ^though my mom is gone now and it seems scary to have kids without her here to help 6 sec ago
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  15. Special Needs Great article: When the Caregivers Need Healing - about reducing stress for SN parents...(more) 5 min ago (0 replies)
  16. Toddler Credit where due - I feel like Chase mortgage servicing are pretty easy to deal with and responsive. 5 min ago (5 replies)
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    • i've been very happy with them as well. 5 min ago
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    • I have to say USAA has been a dream to deal with in banking, car insurance and homeowners. 4 min ago
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    • I have had two mortgages with Chase. Just got one and my loan officer SUCKED. I complained about him once mildly through their feedback thing and I swear to you two days later he...(more) 4 min ago
      was fired!
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  17. Toddler Actually, ebola isn't transmitted in urine. It is passed in breast milk though. that is sad.....(more) 5 min ago (4 replies)
    Clinical specimens. Fifty-four specimens from 26 patients, 12 (46%) of whom died, were collected (table 1). Sixteen clinical specimens from 12 patients were positive by virus culture (4 specimens) and/or RT-PCR (16 specimens), including saliva (8 of 16), skin swab (1 of 11), stool (2 of 4), semen (1 of 2), breast milk (2 of 2), tears (1 of 1), and nasal blood (1 of 1). No virus was found in urine (0 of 11), vomit (0 of 2), sputum (0 of 2), sweat (0 of 1), or the body louse (0 of 1). Three of the 16 positive specimens (2 saliva and 1 nasal blood) visibly contained blood.
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  18. Toddler My 9 yo has been taking swigs of pepto bismol...because she likes the taste. How to deal with her and let her know how stupid and serious it is to just take medicine randomly? 6 min ago (19 replies)
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    • hide it so she can't get her hands on it! 5 min ago
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    • it says "keep out of children's reach" for a reason. wtf? 5 min ago
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      • Uh, this. 5 min ago
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      • She's 9 and can get into everything I can! Didn't think I needed to lock my bathroom medicine cabinet, which is where she got it. 4 min ago
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      • she's nine, not 3 4 min ago
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        • apparently it needs to be kept out. of. reach. 3 min ago
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        • MOVE IT OUT OF HER REACH 1 min ago
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          • WHERE DO YOU SUGGEST 23 sec ago
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      • Where do you keep stuff like pepto bismol? 3 min ago
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        • top kitchen cabinet that an adult can access by standing on a chair 3 min ago
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          • The tallest cabinets I have can easily be accessed by a 9 yo with a chair.are your kids incapable of getting stuff they want down from any height? I am confused by the out of...(more) 42 sec ago
            reach advice. After age 5 or so nothing's really out of reach with stool or chair, and hiding it teaches her nothing. Do I need to lock up the cough syrup, etc?
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    • buy her those litlte round pink candies that taste just like pepto 5 min ago
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    • How about telling her "no"? 3 min ago
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      • She knows she isn't supposed to do this, of course! She just doesn't seem to get how dangerous it could be. 2 min ago
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    • Is she SN? 2 min ago
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    • my sister used to sneak kaopectate 36 sec ago
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    • She's headed for a drug problem. I would have her in therapy 1 sec ago
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  19. Toddler I just cooked a 2lb meatloaf for an hour and a half. is that too long 6 min ago (1 reply)
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    • yes -- it needs about 55 min to about 1hr 10 max but i'm sure it will be fine 6 min ago
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  20. Toddler OMG. Dh is flying back from Seattle to New Jersey and I just found out that our neighbor's cousin died. What do I do? 7 min ago (47 replies)
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    • how are those two things related? 6 min ago
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      • Because how do I tell DH? Can I get a message to the pilot to alert him during the flight? 5 min ago
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        • why does he need to know ASAP? is he related to your neighbor? 5 min ago
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          • Because this is a terrible and tragic day. I'm distraught, our mailman is crying in the street, neighbors are inconsolible. 4 min ago
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            • do you live in imagination land? 3 min ago
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            • If you're going to troll, spell stuff right. 3 min ago
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            • not the mailman!! do you have any extra valium for him? 3 min ago
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            • Ahhh. You live in Fakeville don't you? 3 min ago
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            • you think you're funny? 1 min ago
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        • About your neighbor's cousin? Is your nanny also missing? Is her machine saying she's hapy? 4 min ago
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          • My nanny is here and crying too. 3 min ago
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        • huh?? 4 min ago
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        • WHY DOES HE NEED TO KNOW NOW? Jesus. Why can't you tell him when he gets home? 4 min ago
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          • dont scream at me, you bitch 4 min ago
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    • huh? 6 min ago
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    • Find out when the services are and go? Drop by with a casserole? 6 min ago
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      • What kind of casserole? 5 min ago
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      • Chicken Divan sounds heavenly 5 min ago
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    • order a chicken parm 6 min ago
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    • Did you kill teh cousin? 6 min ago
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      • No 6 min ago
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        • Then what are you worrying about? What is the relationship between these two random events? 4 min ago
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          • Because our entire neighborhood is crying. The mailman is in the street crying 1 min ago
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            • You went too far. Shouldn't have brought in the mailman. Up to that point it was going quite well 45 sec ago
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    • who are you making fun of? 6 min ago
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      • Noone, I am just really upset 6 min ago
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        • I'm lost 5 min ago
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        • so you need to radio the pilot to tell your dh? are you being accused of murder? 4 min ago
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          • No i'm not being accused of murder. 3 min ago
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            • is this the best fake post you could come up with??? 3 min ago
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    • WTF? 5 min ago
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      • I'm distraught, this is a terrible day for our neighborhood and I need to get DH. 4 min ago
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        • are you serious? 4 min ago
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        • Did your neighbor kill her cousin? 4 min ago
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        • fake 3 min ago
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        • Your neighbour's cousin dies and you practically want to call out teh Air National Guard? I suspect your DH isn't going to give a single fuck about this 3 min ago
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          • I'm really upset by this and I think he needs to know now. Can the pilot maybe land and I can get a message to him 1 min ago
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    • https://p.gr-assets.com/540x540/fit/hostedimages/1380363169/714441.gif...(more) 4 min ago
    • this is fake, right? 3 min ago
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      • yes. 2 min ago
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        • IT was the mailman line that blew it I am afraid. 2 min ago
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          • Yep. OP was getting greedy. 52 sec ago
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            • It was quite played up to then. The right level of madness. 12 sec ago
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      • you actually have to ask? 2 min ago
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  21. Toddler YES! I posted earlier that I wanted my period to arrive a few days early, and it DID! WOohooooo. Now I'll have a great weekend! 7 min ago (0 replies)
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  22. Toddler OMFG Watching RHOC. Shannon and her poor dd. Her dd is like WTF with all this crap? can we just pack the clothes 8 min ago (0 replies)
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  23. Toddler 5yo lost his racket on the first day of tennis camp. When I asked her about it she said "ah, I lost it, we can buy another one". I'm so sad about this. I didn't grow up having...(more) 8 min ago (27 replies)
    tons of stuff and I thought I was teaching DCs to appreciate what they have, not treat everything like it is disposable. FWIW, it was a cheapo Target racket, it wasn't about how much I paid for it. Am I being unreasonable?
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    • no 8 min ago
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    • Not at all and my kids are the same way. disposable society. maddening!!!! she's got to work for it imho. 7 min ago
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    • No, I would apply disciplinary consequences. My 6 yo is currently doing extra chores to "earn" money from us (outside of allowance) to pay back a portion of a repair for a desk he...(more) 7 min ago
      broke.
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    • Not at all. I have the same problem with dc. 7 min ago
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    • I would have put his name on it and checked the lost and found at the camp 7 min ago
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      • EYE. FUCKING. ROLL --FOCUS 6 min ago
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        • yes, roll your eyes because you are too fucking lazy to check the lost and found or retrace steps...this is what I make my kids do when the "lose" something 4 min ago
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      • OP: Do you assume I didn't do that? 4 min ago
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        • I don't know, it's hard to tell from your post 3 min ago
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    • wait...how did he lose his racket? did you have it labeled? did someone take ti home by mistake? Did you check lost and found? 7 min ago
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      • I was going to say that it's kind of a big thing to lose. 6 min ago
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      • OP: I did check lost and found. Not there when I did, I'm checking it again today. 2 min ago
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    • don't be sad. she's 5. it's a teachable moment 7 min ago
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      • Exactly. She's young and still learning about value. It's not like she's 12 and said this. Teach now. 5 min ago
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    • not at all. you can get her another one bc you paid for the lessons but make her earn the price of it 7 min ago
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    • i would make him do chores around the house to cover the cost. and have him approach teacher about loaner rackets (and yes, btdt with my younger dc-turns out, a classmate took...(more) 6 min ago
      the racket home)
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    • no - but appreciation can be taught. have him contribute to the purchase by doing chores for example. 6 min ago
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    • A little. The kid is only 5. It's not really a referendum on your skill as a parent, or her values. She's little. Don't expect her to act like a kid twice her age. 6 min ago
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      • np: but even at that age, how do you lose a tennis racket? It's the main item for the camp! I can see loser smaller items, but the racket? 5 min ago
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        • Kids can lose anything. It happens. 3 min ago
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        • it happens-at that age, kids take them home. dd had a dora racket-a little gril took it home with her because she wanted it 2 min ago
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    • Yes. Rich kids grow up entitled. I don't know why you expected something else 4 min ago
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      • Nah, it's all parenting. nothing to do with money. plenty of working class asshole kids. 3 min ago
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        • Proportionally far fewer 2 min ago
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  24. Toddler Does Amazon still give you a discounted rate on a Kindle book if you already bought it in hardcover? 8 min ago (2 replies)
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  25. Toddler Just picked up dd from daycare because of loose stool. what should i feed her later 9 min ago (0 replies)
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