Preschool

  1. Preschool Ebola scares me but what can I do about it? Worry? 8 min ago (3 replies)
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    • face mask? 8 min ago
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    • or not worry. it is very difficult to transmit and its very far away. i have family in africa, they are not worried 7 min ago
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    • yes. do that. 2 min ago
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  2. Preschool Can anyone recommend a "less expensive" day camp in lower westechester (ie, not $6k+ for the summer)? 7-29-2014 4:19pm (6 replies)
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    • if you can't afford it dont send them all summer 7-29-2014 4:21pm
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    • No town rec camp in your town? 7-29-2014 4:22pm
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      • no OP's Dc are too good for that 7-29-2014 4:22pm
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        • np: suck it, troll 7-29-2014 4:23pm
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        • What's wrong with you? 7-29-2014 4:23pm
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    • try Thornton Donovan and Concordia. Both were less pricy than many 7-29-2014 4:22pm
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  3. Preschool We are in a 3 bed in Manhattan and yet I'm still yearning for a house. The yard, barbecue, ease of aging guests, all the stuf I grew up with. The ability to let the kids just play...(more) 7-21-2014 9:43pm (3 replies)
    Right outside. Am I idealizing it? Work in midtown so thinking of commuting from lower Westchester town. Anyone regret it?
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    • totally regret it, and we couldn't have afforded even a 1 bedroom. but you, you have money and can afford more than a studio. stay where you are. there's no here here. 7-21-2014 9:44pm
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    • I regret having left the city. 7-21-2014 9:44pm
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    • Why do you regret it? 7-21-2014 9:48pm
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  4. Preschool My ds who is turning 6 wants nothing more than a limosine with friends for his birthday. I know. But where should I have it take them and will their parents let them ride in a...(more) 7-21-2014 1:48pm (5 replies)
    limo with boosters? I am aware that this is nuts, but it is all he wants.
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    • Maybe the limo can pick everyone up and take them to your house for pizza/cake? Then take them home again? 7-21-2014 1:50pm
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      • yes. 6 friends. that will keep the cost down too. 7-21-2014 1:51pm
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    • You should post on Toddler for more responses 7-21-2014 1:51pm
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      • okay i will repost 7-21-2014 1:51pm
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    • how aobut everyone meets at your house, then they go to pizza place, etc. 7-21-2014 1:51pm
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  5. Preschool Thoughts on Pelham with 5th and 3rd grader? Both of us work in midtown-ish. Looking forability...(more) 7-20-2014 10:09pm (6 replies)
    To walk to train and school and lots of hanging out with local friends. I'm not big on old homes though which seem to dominate. Pretty though.
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    • i think it's really pretty up there but don't know too much else about it 7-20-2014 10:10pm
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    • The town is not pretty IMO 7-20-2014 10:11pm
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      • * larchnont is much nicer 7-20-2014 10:11pm
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    • Love pelham. much more than anything else up metro north on that line 7-20-2014 10:15pm
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    • 2 working parents it's really only one of the few towns to consider and there are really amazing homes 7-20-2014 10:15pm
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    • almost exclusively old homes - many areas very walkable to school and train - can't beat commute to midtown 7-20-2014 10:16pm
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  6. Preschool I am trying to find SLP in NYC (hopefully UES) for my 5-YO DC's social pragmatic language issue... Seems like Steve Blaustein and Susan Schwartz are the two names I keep seeing on...(more) 7-9-2014 4:27pm (3 replies)
    This. Lard,
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    • So sorry, iPad error! So those are the two names I keep seeing on this board. If anyone had experience working with either of these therapists, would you mind sharing it with me?...(more) 7-9-2014 4:35pm
      Also, if your had to choose between speech/language therapy and social skills group for a DC with deficit in pragmatic language and social skills, which one would you pick? My DC will receive both services at school in the fall, but I would like to supplement after school. Thank you!
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    • Cant help w slp on the east side, but repost this to special needs board and you should get answers. 7-9-2014 4:42pm
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      • Thank you very much. Just did so after seeing your response. 7-9-2014 4:50pm
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  7. Preschool HopHopClock - A help for parents...(more) 7-9-2014 11:41am (2 replies)
    We've just got a mobile app ready that helps parents turning the everyday struggles
    (eating, dressing-up, getting bed, etc) with small kids (age between 3 and 9) to
    fun! It is working fine, but we would like to improve it even more!
    Now we are looking few mums and dads to try it out and participate improving it.
    If you are interested, please send us an email to get more information.
    Website: http://iteco.fi/apps/hophopclock/
    E-mail: emma@iteco.fi
    We need your opinion!
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    • I tried it!...(more) 7-14-2014 11:40am
      I checked the app out and it was working fine. I managed even get the youngest
      children to finish his lunch in record time.

      Good work!

      Ben
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      • Reply...(more) 7-21-2014 10:58am
        Thank you so much! We're happy to hear your positive feedback! :)
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  8. Preschool I just went to the spa to pick up my FIL after his massage and he was walking around in his 7-6-2014 12:37pm (1 reply)
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  9. Preschool Billings, Kalispell or Great Falls Montana in October?...(more) 6-27-2014 5:00pm (2 replies)
    TIA
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    • all pretty, but great falls, i think. none is bad. 6-27-2014 5:01pm
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    • What about Whitefish? 6-27-2014 5:26pm
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  10. Preschool CPSE unrespsonsive for summer services...(more) 6-26-2014 10:50am (2 replies)
    DD was approved for summer services and no one at CPSE has called me to schedule anything. I have reached out to Marita Bromberg, Tricia DeVito, Jennifer Lozano, etc. Summer session starts Tuesday and I have nothing scheduled for her. Any advice?
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    • Go and sit in their reception area until they come out and deal with your issue. 6-26-2014 10:53am
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      • - no subject -...(more) 6-26-2014 3:45pm
        they finally responded right after i posted- took forever. so frustrating! thanks.
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  11. Preschool Hi Moms. If anyone is looking for a summer camp. I know of a great one that I have personally had great experiences with. I see posts about camps so I wanted to tell about one...(more) 6-25-2014 10:17am (9 replies)
    that my dc loved. It offered lots of sports-related activities and was educational as well. If anyone is interested and lives in Manhattan, reply to this post and I will give more details.
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    • Thanks, Spamela! 6-25-2014 10:18am
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    • would love to hear 6-25-2014 10:18am
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      • Stop replying to your own post 6-25-2014 10:21am
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      • Interested? 6-25-2014 10:21am
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    • Why wouldn't you just give the name? Annoying post. 6-25-2014 10:21am
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      • I know, so weird 6-25-2014 10:23am
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    • Thank you, but no 6-25-2014 10:23am
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    • so?? 6-25-2014 10:33am
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    • It's Reebok on the UWS. If you are interested the number is 212-501-1434. 6-25-2014 11:19am
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  12. Preschool Hello YBM, Is anyone still looking for a summer camp? I have information on a fantastic camp. 6-25-2014 9:16am (2 replies)
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    • yes 6-25-2014 9:16am
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    • Ok, Are you near the UWS? 6-25-2014 9:21am
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  13. Preschool What do you do with the 5 yo that won't stay in their room for nap/rest time? constantly coming out, bothering dd in her room, calling down, etc. been a real handful lately. 6-22-2014 3:20pm (12 replies)
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    • no idea. my 5 yo hasn't had naptime or rest time in a couple of years 6-22-2014 3:21pm
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    • I think your kid is too old for nap or rest time. He's bored and doesn't want to be in there. Let him out and play with him. 6-22-2014 3:22pm
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      • you would think so, but then he is a beast by 5pm. I really only try to enforce it a few times a wk because he nds it. Even if he would just stay and read by himself... 6-22-2014 3:24pm
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        • enforce daily. ritualize it. 6-22-2014 3:25pm
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        • Let him watch a TV show for half an hour to recharge his batteries. I have three children and the reason they're beasts by 5 is because you're putting them to bed too late. Don't...(more) 6-22-2014 3:26pm
          make him nap. Put him to bed at 7.
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      • IMO a quiet hour is appropriate for every age group under the sun. a five year old can be coached to rest quietly, just like they can for any other behavior you want to see 6-22-2014 3:25pm
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        • (can be quiet play, of course) 6-22-2014 3:25pm
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    • seems kind of old for rest time. 6-22-2014 3:23pm
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    • keep reinforcing the rules, over and over again. 6-22-2014 3:24pm
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    • Seriously? 5 is a little old for naps. 6-22-2014 3:27pm
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    • If he won't stay in bed he can play quietly in room. MMy 5 yo still naps but on the weekends hasn't been problem for us 6-22-2014 3:32pm
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    • Try skipping rest time for a week and see what happens. 6-22-2014 3:41pm
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  14. Preschool I Believe That We Will Win!! 6-22-2014 2:45pm (12 replies)
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    • I 6-22-2014 2:45pm
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      • I Believe 6-22-2014 2:45pm
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        • I Believe That 6-22-2014 2:45pm
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          • I Believe That We 6-22-2014 2:46pm
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            • I Believe That We Will 6-22-2014 2:46pm
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              • I Believe That We Will Win! 6-22-2014 2:46pm
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                • Up Portugal! 6-22-2014 2:47pm
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    • I believe I can fly. That will happen before America wins the World Cup 6-22-2014 2:47pm
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      • One game at a time. Also way to be a downer 6-22-2014 2:49pm
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        • Downer? realist, and it made me laugh. 6-22-2014 2:51pm
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  15. Preschool Worried about dc...(more) 6-12-2014 5:01pm (7 replies)
    Anyone have a son who is extremely bright (reading, math, very verbal) all before 4 and also has mild sensory (sensory avoiding) and social awkwardness (seems to have a hard time playing in groups)? I can't help but worry about dc but OT and psych say he will grow out of these things. I keep thinking undiagnosed HFA. He is very empathetic, creative, sensitive but has a hard time with groups of peers but is ok one-on-one or in smaller groups and fine with cousins his age. Should I get a second opinion?
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    • My DS was a bit of a mess at 5 - very unhappy at school, showing anxiety, very withdrawn. Now at 7 he's the happiest person I know. 6-12-2014 5:02pm
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      • :) 6-12-2014 5:03pm
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      • - no subject -...(more) 6-12-2014 5:06pm
        Thank you! So there is hope? :)
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    • My kid was like this ( although not so bright) and I was so worried about him. Got him evaluated, does OT , speech and social skills in school and now at age 7 I know he will be...(more) 6-12-2014 5:07pm
      fine. Still shy in class but has friends and talks so much more than used to.
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      • Oh, and suffered a lot of anxiety in school..hated drop off, would chew his sleeves, awful. Now he is a happy camper and likes school, loved first grade too and worsted to stay...(more) 6-12-2014 5:09pm
        home sick
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        • Hated not worsted 6-12-2014 5:09pm
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        • Thank you!...(more) 6-12-2014 5:27pm
          He has a hard time in class and is very chatty with friends etc. Seems to get social cues but has a hard time figuring out how to engage.
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  16. Preschool What's the deal with silver towers? All nyu faculty housing? 6-11-2014 1:14pm (0 replies)
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  17. Preschool Mess problem - need life coach? psychiatrist? what?...(more) 6-7-2014 8:45pm (6 replies)
    Mess problem - need life coach? psychiatrist? what?
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    • what's your mess??? 6-7-2014 8:46pm
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    • for your preschooler? 6-7-2014 8:46pm
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    • counselor. 6-7-2014 8:46pm
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    • did you make a doody? 6-7-2014 8:46pm
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    • - no subject -...(more) 6-7-2014 8:47pm
      What?
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    • I dont know but any messes in my home make me crazy. I get upset, must pick up or get others to do so asap. I could ask life coach? Psy? we are all different. It is what it is 6-7-2014 8:49pm
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  18. Preschool My 3rd kid just finished school for the year. I get home from that, and my other 2 kids are jumping around, one is inviting a friend over the other was invited to go somewhere....(more) 6-5-2014 11:46am (0 replies)
    Summer is 10 mins old and I am already tired.
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  19. Preschool Friend wants to "take a break" from dating her girlfriend. What are your thoughts about people taking a "break"? 6-4-2014 4:57pm (6 replies)
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    • ross and rachel were ok in the end. 6-4-2014 4:57pm
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    • dh and I did it. 6-4-2014 4:58pm
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    • fine 6-4-2014 4:58pm
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    • dh and I took a brief break. 6-4-2014 4:58pm
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    • fine - but that does mean you're broken up 6-4-2014 4:59pm
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    • some people say it's the end but itda. i think sometimes a little space is needed 6-4-2014 5:00pm
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  20. Preschool Labels for Summer Clothes...(more) 5-29-2014 7:44pm (2 replies)
    Searching for labels for kids clothes for camp. does anyone know of one which does not come off and easy to apply?
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    • Mables lables, get the iron on 5-29-2014 7:45pm
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  21. Preschool Labels for clothing...(more) 5-29-2014 7:42pm (0 replies)
    Hi!
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  22. Preschool Just got back from Field Day. Fun and exhausting. I had no idea children didn't know the concept of "on deck". As soon as they were handed balls, they threw them! 5-27-2014 12:03pm (4 replies)
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    • lolol 5-27-2014 12:03pm
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    • dcs' field day has been canceled twice due to rain. School will not re-schedule it again. The kids are upset 5-27-2014 12:04pm
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  23. Preschool Wait a minute, people give blowjobs with condoms on the guy? Wtf? 5-17-2014 7:34pm (10 replies)
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    • Hookers 5-17-2014 7:35pm
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      • I swear I've never seen or heard of that before 5-17-2014 7:36pm
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    • yes, they do. 5-17-2014 7:35pm
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    • have flavoured condoms always confused you? 5-17-2014 7:35pm
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      • Lol, had no idea why they would flavor a condom. How can you give a blowjob through a bag? 5-17-2014 7:36pm
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        • just like a normal blow job 5-17-2014 7:37pm
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          • ^^^ but worse because the tip of the condom tickles your throat 5-17-2014 7:38pm
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        • same way you can have sex with a condom. 5-17-2014 7:39pm
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    • that would actually be part of safe sex 5-17-2014 7:35pm
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    • Hookers do. 5-17-2014 7:35pm
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  24. Preschool Just toured 3 5-13-2014 3:49pm (0 replies)
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  25. Preschool Any public schools in south ct. That are good for dc- ld with other issues, anxiety, pragmatic language/ any inclusion programs? 5-2-2014 9:33pm (0 replies)
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