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  1. New York City Parents who have done pendency for CPSE in the past year, how long did you have the services before DOE responded and did you have to go to hearing in the end? 8-28-2014 11:56am (0 replies)
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  2. New York City For those of you who have filed for pendency in the past year, how quickly did you receive the RSA after filing?...(more) 8-28-2014 11:56am (0 replies)
    For those of you who have filed for pendency in the past year, how quickly did you receive the RSA after filing?
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  3. New York City Seasoned Career Nanny/H.H. Manager, Avail....(more) 8-26-2014 4:42pm (1 reply)
    31 yrs old. Seeking FT, live-out position. I work with children ages 1-15. Twin & Special needs exp. Stellar references, flexible schedule. $20/hr, firm. Resume Available. 646-246-2223. staci.yara@yahoo.com
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  4. New York City Is the term 'latchkey kid' pejorative? I seem to remember it being so when I grew up but at dd's school it's one of the box options on the form you fill out for how your child...(more) 8-26-2014 9:09am (17 replies)
    will get home from school each day.
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    • YES 8-26-2014 9:11am
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    • I think it is. 8-26-2014 9:12am
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    • Op here. Thanks guys. I'm going to talk to the school to see if I can get them to change. Don't think it's right to label kids. 8-26-2014 9:14am
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      • I agree. It's a dated term and the connotations are rude. 8-26-2014 9:16am
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      • Lol 8-26-2014 9:16am
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    • At our school they are called "walkers" and they have a "walker" tag on their backpack. I make all of my kids walkers just in case I couldn't pick them up for some reason. 8-26-2014 9:16am
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      • walker does not equal latchkey. mom is waiting at home 8-26-2014 9:17am
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        • Says who? There is no assumption any mom is waiting at home! If mom could be at home, she could walk to school to get the kids. 8-26-2014 9:19am
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          • I never go to the school. my DC are independent. I am at home. I get home from work just in time and my DC walk home by themselves. WTF. you know nothing 8-26-2014 9:19am
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            • OK well you are lazy and probably the only mom who does this. The rest of the walkers are walking home because there is no adult to get them. 8-26-2014 9:22am
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              • fuck off, helicopter mom. I am not lazy. My DC don't need me holding their hands. You are infantilizing your DC 8-26-2014 9:23am
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                • You have serious issues. And not all of us live in Mayberry, lady. 8-26-2014 9:26am
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                  • Wait, hold up,you two. Goona go get some popcor 8-26-2014 10:11am
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      • YBM will dislike anything. 8-26-2014 9:18am
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    • Wow, that's pretty insensitive. 8-26-2014 9:16am
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  5. New York City Anyone do freelance marketing? trying to figure out what is the going rate in NYV these days. 8-24-2014 10:35pm (0 replies)
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  6. New York City - no subject -...(more) 8-24-2014 9:42pm (13 replies)
    New York City Can anyone hear tell me they're successful antidepressant regimen? (Preferably without weight gain). As a breast cancer survivor I had to go off Paxil (it interfered with uptake
    of my anti estrogen medicine. My doctor put me on welbutrin/escitalopram and it's not helping at all. I'm at my wits' end. I'm still feeling very dark. Any advice? (And yes I'm working with my internet on this; I cannot afford a psychiatrist on my new health plan). Many thanks.
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    • I'm on Pristiq. It's a new ssri. No weight gain. It's helped me tremendously. 8-24-2014 9:43pm
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      • Thank you! May I ask if you had depression, anxiety or a combo? Thanks again. 8-24-2014 9:45pm
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        • pretty much 50/50. My depression manifested as anxiety and I didn't know it. 8-24-2014 9:45pm
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          • I'd say I'm similar. Thanks again. 8-24-2014 9:46pm
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        • NP: I'd like to know too, I have a combo of both, but mostly anxiety and my dr put me on Prozac 8-24-2014 9:46pm
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          • Op here. I did love my Paxil--I went on after my cancer treatment was compete. It was very effective. 8-24-2014 9:47pm
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            • I was on Paxil, then got pg 12 years ago and went off completely 8-24-2014 9:53pm
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    • welbutrin and 1/2 a zanax a day 8-24-2014 9:44pm
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      • Interesting. Is the xanax a long acting form? 8-24-2014 9:46pm
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        • I'm not sure. I Just know that that really makes a difference. good luck! 8-24-2014 9:48pm
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    • My md switched me from Paxil to lexapro 8-24-2014 9:49pm
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      • I think escitalopram, which I'm on, is lexapro. Hasn't worked for me. Has it for you? 8-24-2014 9:51pm
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  7. New York City Can anyone hear tell me they're successful antidepressant regimen? (Preferably without weight gain). As a breast cancer survivor I had to go off Paxil (it interfered with uptake...(more) 8-24-2014 9:21pm (2 replies)
    of my anti estrogen medicine. My doctor put me on welbutrin/escitalopram and it's not helping at all. I'm at my wits' end. I'm still feeling very dark. Any advice? (And yes I'm working with my internet on this; I cannot afford a psychiatrist on my new health plan). Many thanks.
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    • Do you need anti depressants because of your cancer or just in general? Weed. 8-24-2014 9:29pm
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      • Oh, I wish! But can't do weed as I'm about to reenter the workforce. Depression/anxiety. 8-24-2014 9:31pm
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  8. New York City Tips on starting a blog? 8-23-2014 3:44pm (2 replies)
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    • Have something to say. 8-23-2014 3:48pm
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    • Op: Assuming I do, but am stuck on the technical aspects. 8-23-2014 3:55pm
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  9. New York City In a writing good with a young guy in the group wrote a piece sharing all his "issues" with homeless piece. It was so suppose to be funny, but I found it so offensive. I had a 8-19-2014 5:43am (11 replies)
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    • There's nothing funny about homelessness 8-19-2014 6:26am
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    • What is it that you are trying to say? Your post is incomprehensible. 8-19-2014 6:27am
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    • Wait, you are in a writing group? 8-19-2014 6:29am
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    • OP: Sorry for the incomprehensible post. Having trouble posting. 8-19-2014 6:39am
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    • OP: In a writing group. Young, white guy from CT wrote a piece, which he shared last night, venting his issues about homeless people. That he found them...(more) 8-19-2014 6:41am
      annoyingandhatedwhenthe begged, etc. I found it really offensive and was pretty direct about it.
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      • why can't he hate being harassed? 8-19-2014 6:48am
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        • Would have to read the piece. It was a white priviledge male who belongs to a country club knocking the under priviledge. Mabye I'm a prude, but I find that offensive. 8-19-2014 6:51am
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          • you haven't described anything offensive. you are entitled to find it offensive. he's entitled to write about it, offensive or not. it's a writing group, anything is an...(more) 8-19-2014 6:55am
            acceptable subject
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            • Agree. But his attitude underscores a bigger problem in this country. 8-19-2014 7:07am
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          • Prude? I don't think that's what you mean. Overly sensitive perhaps. 8-19-2014 9:34am
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    • there's always one guy like that in any writing group. 8-19-2014 6:48am
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  10. New York City How much do I give for counselor tips? 8-18-2014 12:07pm (1 reply)
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    • They usually give you guidance 8-19-2014 6:48am
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  11. New York City Random question: what time are the fabric stores open until in the garment district in NYC? 8-12-2014 3:31pm (1 reply)
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    • probably 8 or 9 8-12-2014 3:34pm
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  12. New York City Anyone renting note UWS while dc's are Tweens? I feel lie ts law to do tat. We may be selling and can't buy right away. Any nice buildings that feel ess like a rental? 8-10-2014 12:16am (0 replies)
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  13. New York City Shit just got sting by a yellow jacket. First time since I...(more) 8-6-2014 4:18pm (1 reply)
    I was very little. I smarts!
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    • DS got his first-ever bee sting yesterday. He was a trooper. 8-6-2014 4:21pm
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  14. New York City So none of you would be upset looking at camp photos page after page and not seeing your child? Give me a break! 8-5-2014 1:47pm (23 replies)
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    • Why is this in NY first of all and no, I realize that the goal of my dd is not to be in every photo but to have fun! 8-5-2014 1:47pm
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      • what no one goes to camp in ny? 8-5-2014 1:48pm
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        • People all over send their kids to sleep away camp. You are a moron. 8-5-2014 1:48pm
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      • This is in NY cause I live here 8-5-2014 1:50pm
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    • it's the luck of the draw 8-5-2014 1:47pm
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    • 3/750 is pretty good. 8-5-2014 1:47pm
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      • np-seriously, this mom must be a constant whiner 8-5-2014 1:49pm
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        • you NYC moms are all about your kids...I know you would be upset too. Don't even try to act like you wouldn;t cause a stir. 8-5-2014 1:50pm
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          • I have kids in camp. I do look at photos. When I see 3 a day I am totally happy. 8-5-2014 1:51pm
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            • 3 pics in 8 days! 8-5-2014 1:52pm
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          • causing a stir, remotely, is the most ludicrous thing I can imagine. 8-5-2014 1:52pm
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      • What? That's less than one-tenth of one-percent. I bet her camp tuition represents more than 0.004% of total tuition revenue. nP btw. 8-5-2014 1:51pm
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        • The camp has several hundred kids. Her kid is in 1/250 photos. That's completely reasonable. 8-5-2014 1:52pm
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          • I disagree, especially when I imagine tons of those photos are GROUP photos. 8-5-2014 1:52pm
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          • there are only 60 kids...she has been there for almost 2 weeks. 3 pics in all that time is not ok 8-5-2014 1:53pm
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            • just wtf are you going to do about it? 8-5-2014 1:54pm
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              • I am trying to get your opinion. dd away for that long 1st time away...no communication. I just wanted to see her smiling face. I guess I'm a whiny mom 8-5-2014 1:55pm
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                • it is so not a big deal. i'm sure we'd all love to see more, but the primary objective is for your kid to have fun away from you. take a break from hovering mom duty and do...(more) 8-5-2014 1:56pm
                  something fun, yourself.
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                  • thank you for not being so mean. 8-5-2014 1:56pm
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    • It's like the yearbook; you want to see your kid in there 8-5-2014 1:48pm
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    • I get pissed not seeing my kid in the preK newsletter every week so I would be super pissed and wondering wht happened 8-5-2014 1:49pm
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    • oh, you're that mom that keeps whining publicly on the camp's facebook page when the pix aren't loaded fast enough. Hi, that mom! 8-5-2014 1:50pm
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  15. New York City Seriously pissed; camp photo blogs have 3 pics of dd out of 756! 8-5-2014 1:37pm (35 replies)
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    • OMG. not at all. really really interesting to explore as a foodie. 8-5-2014 1:38pm
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      • ^^ oops. autofill. just OMG 8-5-2014 1:38pm
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    • Did you give permission for them to post? 8-5-2014 1:38pm
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    • "seriously pissed?" oh dear. 8-5-2014 1:38pm
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    • i would so complain! that's only .0039682% of the pics! 8-5-2014 1:39pm
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      • you people seriously complain about stuff like this? 8-5-2014 1:40pm
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        • LOOK AT THE PERCENTAGE!!! that's unacceptable!!! 8-5-2014 1:40pm
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          • This is so fucking funny. 8-5-2014 1:40pm
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            • i did the math. you cant' argue with the numbers 8-5-2014 1:41pm
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              • You need to get a life. or a hobby. or a job. 8-5-2014 1:41pm
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                • my children are my life hobby and job ok! 8-5-2014 1:42pm
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                  • OK!!!! p.s. you sound unhinged. 8-5-2014 1:42pm
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              • Yes I can, you are wrong. It's .4% 8-5-2014 1:42pm
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                • which is .0039682% rounded 8-5-2014 1:43pm
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                  • No, it's not, math-challenged Mom. 8-5-2014 1:43pm
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                    • .4% is .004 8-5-2014 1:44pm
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                      • Correct, but it is not .004% 8-5-2014 1:45pm
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                        • i stand corrected! it's still not acceptable!!!! 8-5-2014 1:46pm
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          • Incorrect percentage... 8-5-2014 1:41pm
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      • No. 8-5-2014 1:40pm
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    • WPP 8-5-2014 1:39pm
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      • non WP don't go to camp? 8-5-2014 1:39pm
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    • Call. 8-5-2014 1:39pm
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      • YES!! Call!! be THAT PARENT!!! 8-5-2014 1:40pm
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        • Why is it bad to call? 1st time away from home and no pics? Is she not participating? I would want to know 8-5-2014 1:42pm
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    • Cause the photos are the important part... 8-5-2014 1:39pm
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    • Why are you pissed? 8-5-2014 1:40pm
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      • want to see her engaging, having fun...repeated pics of other kids...i mean repeated! 8-5-2014 1:42pm
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    • so none of you would be upset looking at camp photos page after page and not seeing your child? Give me a break! 8-5-2014 1:46pm
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      • I would think my child is not constantly stopping what she's doing to pose. 8-5-2014 1:47pm
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        • they are not posed pictures! 8-5-2014 1:51pm
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          • you really need to take up knitting. 8-5-2014 1:52pm
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      • It might cross my mind but I would never be PISSSED. 8-5-2014 1:51pm
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  16. New York City Question: when would you become suspicious that gour husband was avoiding sex after back surgery? as in, how long would you wait till it seemed weird? 8-1-2014 10:49pm (2 replies)
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    • wnat kind of surgery? Dh was in pain for a good 4 weeks. 8-1-2014 10:50pm
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  17. New York City I get that there are a lot of kooks out there who believe that obama/wall street/anti semitism thing, which I don't, but as a Jew I feel that people are so quick to deny the...(more) 7-29-2014 10:59am (28 replies)
    Growing prevalence of anti semitism worldwide and our own nation's tacit furthering of it with our foreign policy. It is what it is--I don't see the point of denying it exists.
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    • how is our forgein policy fostering anto semetism? 7-29-2014 11:02am
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    • i dont think there is a growing prevalence of anti semitism. I think the same amount of haters exist. It's the media makes talking about more present. SO it feels like more. 7-29-2014 11:02am
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      • Op--I wish this were true but the rise of protests against Israel, which is the Jewish state after all. Suggests otherwise. 7-29-2014 11:10am
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    • The growing prevalence of opposition to Israel is a direct result of Israel's actions. 7-29-2014 11:02am
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      • and is NOT antisemitism 7-29-2014 11:04am
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      • And is the Arab world held accountable in the least? Libya today? Isis? Mali? Sudan? Nigeria? They are mustering Christians for no reason other than they are Christian. Nobody...(more) 7-29-2014 11:06am
        gives a damn
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        • Murdering 7-29-2014 11:06am
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          • Add Central African Republic 7-29-2014 11:07am
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        • Of course people give a damn. Have you not noticed that the world's lone superpower is squarely in Israel's corner? 7-29-2014 11:07am
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          • The worlds superpower is playing golf 7-29-2014 11:08am
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            • Sorry, I thought you were trying to have a rational conversation. My mistake. 7-29-2014 11:08am
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              • That was rational look at his schedule. 7-29-2014 11:09am
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            • ^^^ and not saying a word about the slaughter of Christians. Al Jazeera is btw 7-29-2014 11:08am
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        • of course. Have you noticed that mot of these countries have sanctions against them? and don't receive billions in US aid the way israel does? 7-29-2014 11:08am
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          • Egypt receives billions in aid 7-29-2014 11:11am
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        • You are so sadly correct 7-29-2014 11:11am
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    • of course anti semitism exists. There is also a growing number of people that take any criticism of Israel or any Jewish person as antisemitism though and I find that ridiculous...(more) 7-29-2014 11:04am
      (and minimizing of real antisemitism)
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    • I think people are getting a bit tired of being called anti-semites any time they criticize Israel. The holocaust did not give Israel permission to do whatever they want. 7-29-2014 11:04am
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      • This x1000. 7-29-2014 11:05am
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      • THANK YOU ita 7-29-2014 11:06am
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      • ITA--and this attitude makes people sympathize with the palestinians more. 7-29-2014 11:06am
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    • Um, the most powerful anti-Israeli websites are run by JEWS. 7-29-2014 11:05am
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      • Op here--yes, I do know this. I include Jews in the group denying anti semitism. 7-29-2014 11:13am
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    • I am getting sick of being called a self-hating Jew because I don't agree with the political ideology that is zionism. 7-29-2014 11:06am
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      • me too. Oh, an "moron" and "uneducated" by the YBM zealots (one in particular). 7-29-2014 11:08am
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        • Yes I know the one. 7-29-2014 11:09am
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          • she's a peach. And so obvious with her autofill responses! 7-29-2014 11:10am
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    • it doesn't. I think misogyny is a much bigger concern, personally. It's the white elephant that is so common hardly anyone even sees it. 7-29-2014 11:09am
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  18. New York City This post has been disliked 4 times. showI harbor a suspicion that Obama tried, and failed, to get a job at a top-tier investment bank and he's hated Jews and financial elites ever since for his rejection. We don't know...(more) 7-29-2014 10:37am (30 replies)
    what his Columbia GPA was, so he might just not have made the cut to join wall street's ranks. (But it was good enough to get into Harvard law when joined with his compelling back story and minority status).
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    • omg. 7-29-2014 10:38am
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    • lolololol 7-29-2014 10:38am
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    • You. Are. Clinically. Insane. 7-29-2014 10:38am
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    • Take a picture of that tin foil hat on your head and show us! Pretty please?! 7-29-2014 10:38am
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    • Nah. He was always a community organizer type. 7-29-2014 10:38am
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    • Nah. Dude does not have any financial sense whatsoever 7-29-2014 10:39am
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      • neither does most of wall street. remember when they broke the global economy? 7-29-2014 10:40am
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        • with a lot of help from Washington. 7-29-2014 10:40am
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        • Yes, I do. I teach it. 7-29-2014 10:40am
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          • np - You know that that means shit, right? 7-29-2014 10:48am
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            • Think what you would like. You have no idea who I know and where I get my info from 7-29-2014 10:51am
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    • Hey Guys! My crazy Uncle is on YBM!! 7-29-2014 10:39am
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    • Cray. 7-29-2014 10:39am
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    • I am recently noticing that we have lots of really disturbed posters on YBM. Yikes! 7-29-2014 10:40am
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    • Pro-Israel person is right wing and racist. I'm shocked. 7-29-2014 10:40am
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    • You won't find much support here for that theory but it has a weird sort of logic to it. Could explain his animus toward Jews. 7-29-2014 10:42am
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      • That would be daddy. You know, dreams of the guy he met once 7-29-2014 10:43am
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      • What animus? 7-29-2014 10:45am
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      • what animus against jews. You're one of those people who sees antisemitism everywhere. 7-29-2014 10:47am
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    • Obama has never applied to work at any bank, nor in the private sector. This is documented. 7-29-2014 10:44am
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      • That's because he doesn't believe in it: remember when he said that to the private sector that you didn't get here without government 7-29-2014 10:46am
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      • His first job out of college was in the private sector--market research or some such. He's spoken of it. 7-29-2014 10:48am
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    • No..they wouldn't hire him bc he's a Kenyan national..illegally here 7-29-2014 10:45am
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    • He hates financial elites? LOL - they practically put him into office 7-29-2014 10:45am
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    • didn't he just have a fundraiser with some hedge funder in NYC a week ago? 7-29-2014 10:45am
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      • Rules for radicals baby 7-29-2014 10:47am
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  19. New York City Has any women here ever gone into early menopause due to extreme stress? I am 45 and thought i am too young and happen to be under severe stress as well 7-29-2014 12:12am (3 replies)
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    • ovulation can stop, due to starvation or illness, but it might come back when you are healthier. complete menopause? i haven't heard of that. 7-29-2014 12:14am
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    • i am 49 and haven't had my period in 9 months. You don't have your period any more? 7-29-2014 12:14am
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    • You're actually within the normal range for menopause, even if the average is slightly later. 7-29-2014 7:07am
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  20. New York City Pinegrove Ranch or Woodloch Pines? There's a $500 difference for 3 days (WP more). Is it worth it? Anyone been to both? Single mom traveling w/ 2 dcs, 7 & 9. TIA 7-28-2014 12:38pm (10 replies)
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    • Never been to pinegrove e but wood loch is great, not upscale but very campy 7-28-2014 12:39pm
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      • is there horseback riding? 7-28-2014 12:40pm
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        • Not sure. You can check their activity list, we have oy been there I. The winter. There is tons to do. Your kids will be in heaven 7-28-2014 12:40pm
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    • just go, you will get a break 7-28-2014 12:41pm
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      • Yes, but to which one? That's my question. 7-28-2014 12:42pm
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        • I don't have unlimited resources, but don't want to totally cheap out if it's not going to be fun for my kids. 7-28-2014 12:43pm
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          • i get it...i hear great things about WP and since all included i would go with wp 7-28-2014 12:46pm
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            • PG is all inclusive also.... 7-28-2014 12:47pm
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    • Not worth the extra money 7-28-2014 12:43pm
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      • OP: You've been to both? In summer, by chance? 7-28-2014 12:44pm
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  21. New York City Sorry long, random post. Have to have lipo in Dec for fat transfer for reconstructed breasts following my mastectomy of 2 years ago. Am chubby everywhere and can't lose bc I need...(more) 7-27-2014 3:31pm (3 replies)
    the fat for transfer. Surgeon said he'll remove enough that it'll be like 'regular lipo.' So I'm wondering...since I'm a bit chubby all over, rather than just one problem Area, will the lipo actually make any difference in my appearance?
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    • its been known that the fat will travel somewhere else..ask dr 7-27-2014 3:37pm
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      • Yes, I'd heard that too 7-27-2014 3:46pm
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    • lose some before hand. 7-27-2014 8:24pm
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  22. New York City Kids carpet...(more) 7-25-2014 4:11pm (0 replies)
    need a sturdy carpet for girls room. Suggestions?
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  23. New York City Considering burbs from UWS. Dobbs Ferry and HOH feel run down to me. Any suggestions on a...(more) 7-20-2014 12:37am (17 replies)
    That has a walkable downtown and good schools with short commute?
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    • what's HOH? 7-20-2014 12:39am
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    • irvington 7-20-2014 12:40am
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    • Pacific palisades 7-20-2014 12:42am
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      • easy commute 7-20-2014 12:42am
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        • Short commute where? 7-20-2014 12:45am
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          • np: unless specified, assume NYC 7-20-2014 12:46am
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            • ^^^oh, and unless borough is specified, assume Manhattan. 7-20-2014 12:47am
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              • I know :) but op would probably like pacific palisades or santa Monica 7-20-2014 12:49am
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                • np: i am from pp and hate it. Yes, i went to pali 7-20-2014 12:50am
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                  • Where do you live now? 7-20-2014 12:51am
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                    • bergen county, nj 7-20-2014 12:56am
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          • she lives in nyc so i would assume she works there too 7-20-2014 12:48am
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    • Yes, midtown. Thanks. 7-20-2014 12:48am
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    • Bronxville, millburn, larchmont. Further out parts of new canaan, greenwich, pleasantville; ridgefield and Westfield in nj. 7-20-2014 2:36am
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    • Wow, sorry to say this but glad you wont be joining us here is "HOH" or Dobbs! 7-20-2014 5:47am
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    • If you're still watching this post, I live in another rivertown and yes, they all seem run down at first but they are awesome, you cannot beat the people, great schools,...(more) 7-20-2014 6:49am
      community, and there are plenty of beautiful parks and hidden gems to find. Don't know what vibe you're looking for but i would give a second look
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      • Ok. Thanks. I probably didn't give it a chance. 7-20-2014 10:02pm
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  24. New York City Suggestions for meeting a blind date mid-day Sunday in W.80's? Other than starbucks 7-19-2014 12:21pm (0 replies)
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  25. New York City Also posted on SN: NYC Parents: 8 yo DS just diagnosed with dyslexia. He's been in tutoring since K and is in private now. Going into 3rd next year. Concerned that his school...(more) 7-18-2014 10:42am (25 replies)
    isn't going to fit his needs long term. He is very bright and creative and such a hard worker. Anyone BTDT--schools you would suggest, things I should do outside of therapy/tutoring every week? I don't think he belongs in a special school but I'm new to this and not up to speed on how to make the best decisions.
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    • is dyslexia the only issue? If you can afford it, I would say tutoring along with the school (if you like the environment) is a good route and perhaps also a group where he can...(more) 7-18-2014 10:46am
      meet and befriend other kids with dyslexia so he knows he's normal
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      • He has some executive functioning issues as well. He's in reading/math tutoring 2x/week and occupational therapy 2x/week. It's costing up 20-30K/year in addition to his school so...(more) 7-18-2014 10:48am
        it's really expensive. What I'm worried about it that his self esteem is going to get effected as his school is pretty competitive and expect the kids to be operating 2 grades above. How would we meet/befriend other kids with dyslexia?
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        • Where do you live? 7-18-2014 10:50am
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          • NYC 7-18-2014 10:52am
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            • I;m not an expert, but some of the schools like Churchill and Gaynor def seems to have bright kids who need a more holistic approach than outside tutoring would provide. As for...(more) 7-18-2014 10:54am
              other kids with the dx, I would start by asking your therapists whether they ever do small groups and/or asking them if they'd ask a parent or two of a kid with similar issues whether they'd like to have a playdate. Just seems like it could address / head off some of the self-esteem issues. GL
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              • if you can't get it funded, I might also say do a good public with all the outside supports. Our experience moving from private to public (financial reasons) was that the glass...(more) 7-18-2014 10:56am
                was half full more at the public, which helped with self esteem. Has to be a good public though that understands different learning styles etc
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                • Thank you so much--are you in NYC? What do you mean by "if you can't get it funded"? 7-18-2014 11:02am
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                  • I meant state funding by suing the DOE to pay for tuition 7-18-2014 11:04am
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                    • Would they pay for private tuition? I have no idea what that means--any insight would be greatly appreciated. 7-18-2014 11:05am
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                      • You need to ask on this board on a weekday evening. Or search on line. Does your son have an IEP? 7-18-2014 11:06am
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                        • This is sad but I don't know what an IEP is. I feel like a terrible mother 7-18-2014 11:12am
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                  • I am in NY. My son has ADHD, so he's pretty well served at his school, meaning the issues aren't very complex 7-18-2014 11:04am
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    • Dd has a friend who transferred to Churchill and is doing very well 7-18-2014 11:01am
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      • Thank you. Were they in a private before and transferred? How severe were the friends LD's if you know? 7-18-2014 11:05am
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    • WINDWARD if you can get him in bar none. 7-18-2014 11:05am
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      • Really? Tell me--I know nothing about the school. Thank you in advance. 7-18-2014 11:06am
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        • omg. it is the harvard of LD schools. ; ) in white plains with a campus opening in NYC next year I think. kids mainstream for high school and do really really well. 7-18-2014 11:07am
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          • Are you serious? Thank you so much for this information. I could cry. I appreciate it so much. 7-18-2014 11:08am
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            • yes, kids from my ds's class at windward are at syracuse, cornell, harvard, tufts, carnegie mellon, and more. 7-18-2014 11:13am
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              • thank you for your kindness and info. i will look into it. 7-18-2014 11:14am
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                • other excellent LD schools : gaynor, winston prep, eagle hill 7-18-2014 11:15am
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                  • thank you--i will look into those as well 7-18-2014 11:18am
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    • new post--if he was just diagnosed, the tutoring he was receiving was not dylexia specific, I presume? You should see how he does with dyslexia services. He might make great...(more) 7-18-2014 11:08am
      strides if they pinpoint his issues better
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      • the tutoring was language based--for some reason they never wanted to give us a diagnosis but his reading tutor told us this week. he did have an evaluation two years ago that...(more) 7-18-2014 11:11am
        pinpointed his issues and we've been working on those.
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