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  1. Toddler Does sparkling water upset your digestion? I love it and i quit soda but my bowels do not like it 2 hr 46 min ago (2 replies)
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    • My DH can't drink carbonated beverages bc of this 2 hr 41 min ago
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    • not at all - it flushes me out. i drink it all day long 2 hr 41 min ago
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  2. Toddler Are standardized tests worth anything? First grader brought hers home today and she got the highest score possible but I know she is not at the top of the readers in her class. 2 hr 47 min ago (6 replies)
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    • I'd trust what you actually know about her more than I would a standardized test. 2 hr 45 min ago
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    • They dont give them to 1st graders 2 hr 42 min ago
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      • Np: some schools do terranovas at that age. 2 hr 41 min ago
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        • thats pretty bad 2 hr 37 min ago
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    • Being the best reader doesn't mean you are the most intelligent at this age. 2 hr 42 min ago
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      • np: this. i would take it as a good sign. also, sometimes kids get tracked in reading groups when they really belong in another one. don't say anything, but if dd mentions being...(more) 2 hr 37 min ago
        bored, etc. she may be able to advance in time
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  3. Toddler I drink a beer every night and I miss it if I don't have it. Alcoholic Y/N 2 hr 48 min ago (10 replies)
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    • 1 beer? Lmao 2 hr 48 min ago
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    • no? Yes!!! wait.. no. 2 hr 48 min ago
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    • I have coffee every morning, and I miss it if I don't have it. Coffeeholic? 2 hr 48 min ago
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      • np: full blown caffiene addict right here 2 hr 47 min ago
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      • OP: I am also a coffeeholic. Much much more so than an alcoholic. Can't actually function without caffeine 2 hr 45 min ago
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        • np from above. I almost had a panic attack when I couldn't get my coffee this morning. I fed a meter $2 so I could park for 3 minutes to run into a starbucks. 2 hr 43 min ago
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    • It's clearly a habit. But not alcoholism 2 hr 47 min ago
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      • OP: I know I am not an alcoholic but I have seen so many people here over the years accuse people like me of being alkies because we're "dependent" on our 1 beer or 1 glass of...(more) 2 hr 45 min ago
        wine.
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        • It's true. But if you know you are fine - you're fine. 2 hr 42 min ago
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    • it is a habit not an addiction 2 hr 47 min ago
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  4. Toddler Today I went to Chinatown (Chicago) and saw something I'd never seen before - a huge tank of live bull frogs for eating. They were just stacked up in an aquarium about 5 deep. I...(more) 2 hr 49 min ago (10 replies)
    wish I could unsee.
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    • did you buy any? 2 hr 48 min ago
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      • op: I wish I had 2 hr 43 min ago
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    • Live in SF. Always see frogs, turtles and other live critters for sale in Chinatown 2 hr 47 min ago
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      • op: I've always seen the tiny turtles and all manner of dead exotics - but these big live frogs were new for me. They also had large live snapping turtles. 2 hr 46 min ago
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    • dd went on a field trip to Chinatown and they bought turtles that were meant to eat and released them instead 2 hr 45 min ago
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      • Released where? 2 hr 38 min ago
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        • Next to a slow moving stream. Set them free 2 hr 37 min ago
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    • I see this in Asia all the time in the wet markets 2 hr 44 min ago
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      • And they are tasty. Np 2 hr 38 min ago
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    • frog legs!!! 2 hr 42 min ago
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  5. Special Needs My DD (4th grade) has dysgraphia. What therapies have helped your dc with dysgraphia? What supports do they get? Extra time? 2 hr 49 min ago (0 replies)
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  6. Toddler NYer here- just got back from DC. Why don't I live there? It's so pretty and clean and slightly more reasonably priced 2 hr 49 min ago (18 replies)
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    • lol 2 hr 49 min ago
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    • Summer 2 hr 49 min ago
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    • Let me guess... you live in Brooklyn Heights or Park Slope and you want to move to Georgetown. 2 hr 49 min ago
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      • Np: that was me! We moved from BH to queens instead. Georgetown and nice DC is very $$ 2 hr 48 min ago
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        • Where in Queens? I could only move to Forest Hills.. signed BH lifer 2 hr 46 min ago
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          • Forest hills gardens :) 2 hr 46 min ago
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      • Is there anywhere in DC as pretty as Brooklyn heights? 2 hr 40 min ago
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        • capitol Hill is GORGEOUS. Also many parts of NW... DuPont Circle... 2 hr 36 min ago
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        • Dupont circle is lovely 2 hr 36 min ago
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        • lots. kalorama, dupont, Woodley park, Cleveland park, cathedral area, glover park, capitol hill 2 hr 34 min ago
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    • i love living here 2 hr 48 min ago
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    • We 2 hr 42 min ago
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    • Gross 2 hr 42 min ago
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    • Pretty? 2 hr 41 min ago
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    • It's so boring , plain and dull. I am from the west coast but give me NYC Every time 2 hr 41 min ago
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      • There is nothing boring or plain or dull about it 2 hr 36 min ago
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    • politicians - 2 hr 39 min ago
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  7. Toddler My mom lives close by and often stops by right when I'm trying to get dinner on the table or finish the kids' bedtime routine, then she makes a comment about how I'm "too stressed...(more) 2 hr 50 min ago (15 replies)
    Out". Maybe because it's hard to socialize and get kids to brush their teeth and put on pjs at the same time!
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    • does she not help out? 2 hr 50 min ago
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      • Nope, sits down and talks at me from the living room 2 hr 49 min ago
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        • So be a grown up, set some boundaries and shut that shit down. 2 hr 44 min ago
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        • Do you ask? "Mom, can you get Sally's pajama's on and help her brush her teeth while I bath joey?" Then gush over the help she gives. 2 hr 34 min ago
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    • when my mom moved nearby we had a conversation about boundaries 2 hr 49 min ago
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      • ^^ it went both ways too. i was unfairly calling her a lot asking her to help out. we both had to redefine things a little 2 hr 49 min ago
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    • My mom calls me at this time. I am often short. She asks me if I'm nervous or stressed. 2 hr 48 min ago
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    • If I were in your situation, I wouldn't try to entertain her. Just do what you have to do. 2 hr 47 min ago
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      • Me too. I would just say let me get kids to bed and then we can have a cup of tea or whatever. Feel free to watch tv til I am done. 2 hr 44 min ago
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      • Np. I would tell her when it is and isn't a good time to show up 2 hr 44 min ago
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        • Sounds like Mom is stopping by uninvited. 2 hr 43 min ago
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          • Yeah, she needs to talk to her mom about this 2 hr 42 min ago
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    • annoying. I remember when my Mom used to call me at work and I would tell her is was super busy or in meeting and she would go on and on as if it didn't matter. 2 hr 45 min ago
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    • I just can't stand when anyone for any reason says I shouldn't feel what I feel. That is just rude. Especially when she is the cause of it. 2 hr 40 min ago
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    • this is my MIL, calls at 6:30 when she's driving by and she knows it's bath & bedtime. why does she do this? 2 hr 30 min ago
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  8. Toddler Need recipe for passover granola 2 hr 50 min ago (5 replies)
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    • is it made with matza? 2 hr 49 min ago
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      • ok so not you then. anyone else? 2 hr 48 min ago
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    • I just saw one, maybe it was on Food52 2 hr 42 min ago
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    • I have a great one. Wait and let me get it 2 hr 36 min ago
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  9. Toddler My 6yo de is giving dh and I the hardest time going to bed. If it were up to her she would go to bed at 10/1030. She gets up, she fake cries, she yells, it's maddening! I just...(more) 2 hr 51 min ago (14 replies)
    want to leave the house every night during bedtime
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    • Ignore 2 hr 50 min ago
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      • Ignore what? She comes down the stairs all the time. 2 hr 49 min ago
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        • Don't engage just walk back to her room over and over until loses its appeal for her 2 hr 47 min ago
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    • the single parent in me is smirking right now 2 hr 50 min ago
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      • np but why? what does single parent have to do with anything? 2 hr 46 min ago
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      • Go have a drink and being antagonistic 2 hr 27 min ago
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      • np I'm smirking at you, you're awful you and bitter 2 hr 20 min ago
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    • and me 2 hr 50 min ago
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    • DH and me, not DH and I. Learn the English, dumbass. 2 hr 50 min ago
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      • get off her back, she is exhausted! 2 hr 38 min ago
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      • Why would you like this broad 2 hr 26 min ago
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    • When is her bedtime? 2 hr 48 min ago
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      • I try for 730/8. She gets up at 7, or needs to, snd its a struggle, I have to make her get up at 720 most days. She ends up falling asleep lately around 830/9 2 hr 46 min ago
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    • what consequences does she face? 2 hr 46 min ago
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  10. Toddler Why is nathan fillion so puffy? just age? 2 hr 51 min ago (0 replies)
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  11. Toddler OK, that's it. I'm never getting married again. 2 hr 52 min ago (0 replies)
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  12. Toddler I have 5 dcs, 1 dd and 4 boys. Im thinking about adopting again, this time as a single mother. I have help and enough money but is there a max age that people can adopt babies? 2 hr 52 min ago (13 replies)
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    • wow. do you have a lot of money. 2 hr 52 min ago
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    • Are you thinking domestically or internationally? 2 hr 51 min ago
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      • op: both 2 hr 50 min ago
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        • I'm not sure how likely it would be that a birth mother (domestically) would choose a single mother with 5 kids for her baby. Internationally, there are age restrictions, and for...(more) 2 hr 49 min ago
          some countries, there is a restriction if you have too many kids already.
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    • Depends on the country 2 hr 51 min ago
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    • When my in-laws looked, it was 50 for most reputable places. Some countries have laxer standards. 2 hr 51 min ago
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    • You are a single mother of five? 2 hr 51 min ago
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    • How old are the kids? 2 hr 50 min ago
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    • internationally, yes. and some countries won't place dc's with a single mother. domestically, no limits but usually a bm has to pick you if a db. foster care may be a different...(more) 2 hr 44 min ago
      situation. it all depends on the state
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      • oh, and many states won't allow you to hae a dc placed with you if you have a certain # of kids. like ct is 6. you can get waivers though 2 hr 43 min ago
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    • Honest question. How hard would it be for you to handle 6 six while single? I'm married with 4, and we're maxed out. 2 hr 41 min ago
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    • is your name Mia Farrow? 2 hr 38 min ago
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    • Do you work? 2 hr 27 min ago
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  13. Toddler Those of you who make over $400K a year, what is your profession? Do you work all the time or have you already paid your dues? 2 hr 52 min ago (11 replies)
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    • MD. I work a lot and take call 2 hr 51 min ago
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    • Equity research analyst. Work all the time and travel constantly. 2 hr 51 min ago
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      • do you have kids? do you love your job? 2 hr 47 min ago
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      • Ditto 2 hr 46 min ago
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      • TrItto. Funny there are so many of us. 2 hr 33 min ago
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    • hhi? Or individual 2 hr 50 min ago
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    • MD and moonlight overnight shifts for extra $. I work 60-80 hours a week and still have student loans too. 2 hr 50 min ago
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      • How much in loans? Salary? 2 hr 43 min ago
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    • Ib. Don't work all the time. Enough but am home by 6 and do some stuff from home if needed. Delegate stuff. 2 hr 44 min ago
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  14. Toddler Turning 40 this year. i should watch thirtysomething again. the last time i watched it i was in high school/college 2 hr 52 min ago (9 replies)
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    • I bet it comes across as very dated. I loved it at the time though 2 hr 52 min ago
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      • i'm sure it does 2 hr 52 min ago
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        • my favorite episode was Ellen's wedding...(more) 2 hr 51 min ago
          I cried so hard when Gary died
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          • omg me too. but i loved melissa with the young hot guy 2 hr 51 min ago
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            • I didn't like Gary's wife. Susannah? 2 hr 44 min ago
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              • i hated her. didn't understand how they could put him with her at all. made zero sense to me when i was 18. now, of course, i get that it can get weird when someone we love...(more) 2 hr 43 min ago
                marries someone awful.
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    • me too 2 hr 45 min ago
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      • me three. I'm obsessed with the number 2 hr 42 min ago
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    • All seasons are on Hulu plus 2 hr 42 min ago
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  15. Toddler What's the weather like in Geneva? Is it like NYC? 2 hr 53 min ago (1 reply)
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    • gee, if there were only AP's that helped with that kind of thing... 2 hr 46 min ago
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  16. Toddler Just watched that link from tufted titmouse,about Scientology and I am flabbergasted at why this organization that abuses children and threatens peoples lives is not taken to to...(more) 2 hr 54 min ago (1 reply)
    task by the FBI and us govt
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    • I read it too. Why is that website called that as a side note? Anyway, disturbing about torturing kids and sdutls too 2 hr 52 min ago
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  17. Toddler Just starting to travel again (beyond visiting family at their great places). have 3 dc, 3-9yo. how do you do hotels? 2 connecting rooms? everything seems so expensive that...(more) 2 hr 54 min ago (11 replies)
    way. we don't mind sleeping in 2 queen beds, we do it all the time here! (all end up in our king bed by 3am.)
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    • We're too poor for 2 hotel rooms. We just cram into 1. My 4yo still sleeps in the pack and play. When she outgrows that, someone will just have to go on the floor. 2 hr 53 min ago
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      • do you lie on the hotel reservation? i was looking at a hotel and plugged in 2 kids and the rooms were available. 3 kids and it said, "no availability for those dates!" 2 hr 52 min ago
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        • Yes, I say 2 kids. Nobody's ever noticed or cared. 2 hr 52 min ago
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          • good to know. we just did disney and we were fine in the double bedded room (i slept with littlest 2, dh with oldest). but, they didn't "count" then-2yo as a person for room,...(more) 2 hr 50 min ago
            tickets, etc. i do not need 2 rooms, and certainly don't want to pay for them either!
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      • How does your 4 yo fit. And why don't you ask for a cot??? 2 hr 50 min ago
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        • She's small, and thinks it's the best part of the trip. She's a little weird. We bring the pack and play. 2 hr 49 min ago
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    • Suites or vrbo 2 hr 53 min ago
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    • 4 kids and we do suite hotels. Hampton inns and suites or embassy suites on the road traveling, then usually rent houses for extended vacations. 2 hr 52 min ago
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      • so if you went to, say, mexico -- vrbo? 2 hr 51 min ago
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        • Well, we rented in Spain with holidaylettings.co.uk once, but we mainly have rented in the US with airbnb and vrbo 2 hr 48 min ago
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      • Ditto 2 hr 49 min ago
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  18. Toddler Michael from thirtysomething is now 60. Nancy is 63 2 hr 55 min ago (18 replies)
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    • I love Michael! 2 hr 55 min ago
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    • Are they still married? 2 hr 55 min ago
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    • Reunion time..! Sixtysomething... 2 hr 55 min ago
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    • How old is the woman who worked for the city with the sexy gravelly voice and the ulcer? 2 hr 54 min ago
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      • Do you mean Ellen?! 2 hr 54 min ago
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        • Maybe. Dark, curly hair. Brown eyes. 2 hr 54 min ago
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          • Yes- the Yale school of drama girl. 59 2 hr 53 min ago
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            • Yes. Masturbation fodder 1988-1992 2 hr 50 min ago
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      • pam? paula? what was her name? 2 hr 54 min ago
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        • ^^ ah ellen! 2 hr 54 min ago
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        • Polly draper. Has been on the good wife and mysteries of Laura. 2 hr 37 min ago
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    • We can't answer. Nancy has cancer! 2 hr 52 min ago
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      • Apparently she is fighting it well 2 hr 51 min ago
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    • GAAAAAARRRRRRRYYYYYYYY!!!!!!! 2 hr 48 min ago
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    • That makes me feel old. I thought they were so much older than I was. 2 hr 46 min ago
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    • stop it. i know you're right but just stop it!! 2 hr 44 min ago
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  19. Toddler Anyone else have a dc who just cannot accept a compliment gracefully? 2 hr 55 min ago (3 replies)
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    • i am not able to. it's hard. 2 hr 54 min ago
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    • when I was little my dad taught me to say 'I know' when someone gave me a compliment. thanks dad 2 hr 53 min ago
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  20. Toddler Easy Passover entrees that aren't red meat or poultry? tia. 2 hr 56 min ago (4 replies)
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    • Pork chops? 2 hr 55 min ago
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    • so you want fish? 2 hr 55 min ago
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    • "Tradition" (sortof) 2 hr 55 min ago
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    • Matzo lasagne 2 hr 54 min ago
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  21. Toddler New to watching Walking Dead...in season 2. Do we know how this thing started? 2 hr 58 min ago (5 replies)
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    • no 2 hr 56 min ago
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    • we learn something about how it happens, but we never find out who walker zero is or how it originated 2 hr 54 min ago
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      • Do you have to get bitten to become a zombie or just die? 2 hr 53 min ago
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        • - no subject -...(more) 2 hr 51 min ago
          it happens both ways. if you get bitten you become one. it is also something that everyone carries inside of them so if you die in any other way you also become one unless someone stabs you or shoots you in the head before you can turn.
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  22. Toddler Rephrase: which would you pick, Dubai or Moscow? 2 hr 58 min ago (10 replies)
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    • Ugh, both sound kind of awful. Probably Moscow, so the kids could learn Russian. Seems like a good language to learn. 2 hr 57 min ago
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      • prob better than arabic 2 hr 55 min ago
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        • I don't think much arabic goes on in Dubai, does it? 2 hr 54 min ago
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      • i love russian literature. not sure what else it's good for 2 hr 55 min ago
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        • That's good enough for me! 2 hr 54 min ago
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    • Russian people scare me. 2 hr 54 min ago
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    • Dubai has big expat community. Don't think Moscow does. 2 hr 52 min ago
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      • All big cities have a big expat community. 2 hr 52 min ago
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    • Moscow is miserable, especially in the winter. Dubai is just like Vegas with all the commercialism but without the vice 2 hr 40 min ago
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    • Dinao. People I know love it. 30 min ago
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  23. Toddler Did the guy from SNL really lose his dad on 9/11? 2 hr 58 min ago (4 replies)
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    • What guy? 2 hr 54 min ago
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      • the new snl guy not sure his name 2 hr 44 min ago
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    • yes - they young super skinny stoner guy 2 hr 45 min ago
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      • yeah making jokes about it on the roast 2 hr 39 min ago
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  24. Toddler Did you know in china they make key chains with live animals inside pouches? i just saw on facebook and it's so sad/disturbing :(...(more) 2 hr 59 min ago (1 reply)
    • them slanty-eyes are some fucked up peeps 2 hr 58 min ago
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  25. Cleveland Dh here looking to meet someone new. any suggestions? Meeting people at work is too messy 2 hr 59 min ago (0 replies)
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