Tween/Teen

  1. Tween/Teen Confirmation gift ideas for ds? 5-20-2015 11:50am (0 replies)
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  2. Tween/Teen Doing 50th Anniversary tree for in laws. BIL never married the mother of his child and they are no longer together but they are both raising son. Do I include her name on the...(more) 5-20-2015 11:49am (2 replies)
    tree or just BIL? Thanks!! I kind of feel like she should be on there as she is the mother of this child.
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    • i would 5-20-2015 12:01pm
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    • I think so, but isn't there a special line for that? 5-20-2015 12:10pm
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  3. Tween/Teen Attn Menopausal women: has anyone here gained weight since going on HRT? I am in my mid-40's, already struggling with weight, and recently went on an estrogen gel which i Had been...(more) 5-19-2015 10:13pm (1 reply)
    and recently went on an estrogen gel which i Had been...(more) (0 replies)
    told to apply daily. After 2 months, i have put on 10 lbs! anyone else here have the same experience? Also, wondering why i was given estrogen only therapy, since i read that it could cause uterine cancer unless you've had a hysterectomy -I have not! Guess i could also ask If anyone has a good NYC Gyn as I am ready to switch…this guy is awful!
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    • Do not take estrogen only unless it is a local vaginal cream. If your dr prescribed estrogen only SWITCH! Estrogen should not cause weight gain. Probably just normal aging/...(more) 5-19-2015 10:19pm
      metabolism slowing
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  4. Tween/Teen How many days is the shortest trip you would do to Maui over the Christmas Holiday? Dh wants to go but I'm not sure its worth it for 10 day. (we've been before!) would rather do...(more) 5-19-2015 8:31am (14 replies)
    Turks, St Marten, Aruba.....What do you think?
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    • where do I live? 5-19-2015 8:32am
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    • I would do 5 days 5-19-2015 8:32am
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    • I'm the kind of gal who will go to Paris for the weekend wnet to St. Petersburg once for 3 days only. So... do what you want 5-19-2015 8:33am
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    • 10 day vacation is a luxury you asshole 5-19-2015 8:34am
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      • Not if I'm dragging 3 kids on 12 hour flights and major time changes. Luxury yes to be able to take a vacation but its not relaxing if its that far/short......especially because...(more) 5-19-2015 8:38am
        we haven't had vacation in 6 years. Thx!
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        • SO EXHAUSTING traveling to a luxury destination 5-19-2015 8:39am
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        • 10 days? You're crazy 5-19-2015 8:39am
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        • I owuld go to the caribbean from ny, much easier flight travel 5-19-2015 8:40am
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        • Life sounds very hard for you. 5-19-2015 8:41am
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        • I wonder why your kids aren't more easy going? 5-19-2015 8:43am
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    • op - live in NY 5-19-2015 8:37am
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      • were we supposed to know that? 5-19-2015 8:40am
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    • 10 days would be my min, considering the cost and the long travel 5-19-2015 8:42am
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    • I take it you are unemployed? 5-19-2015 8:42am
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  5. Tween/Teen I am a healthy normal eater all day… until the kids walk in the door at 4pm and then I blow it....(more) 5-14-2015 7:55pm (8 replies)
    I need to lose 15 pounds. I can't diet. I exercise. What should I do? I have three growing boys and they are ravenous when they get home. I make them a snack. I resist for awhile. Then they start fighting or something and I binge. So frustrating!
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    • you need to prepare a large healthy snack for when you walk in the door -- do it the night before. weight loss is 90% diet 5-14-2015 7:56pm
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      • this. Have a sandwich before they get ho 5-14-2015 7:57pm
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        • home 5-14-2015 7:58pm
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        • yes -- definitely a protein and a small healthy carb 5-14-2015 7:58pm
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          • People don't eat carbs anymore. Especially when they gave some pounds to lose. 5-14-2015 8:05pm
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            • whole grain carbs are fine -- it's the refined ones that are bad 5-14-2015 8:08pm
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      • - no subject -...(more) 5-14-2015 7:58pm
        yes i agree..sometimes, actually most often I am not even hungry…but I eat anyway
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    • If you want to see change you just make change. Make a plan. 5-14-2015 7:59pm
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  6. Tween/Teen Looking for 5 day vacation end of August - short flight and lots of fun for 12 year and 15 year old. Turks? Jamaica? DR? Would LOVE advice on location/hotel/activities. Thanks!! 5-11-2015 11:20am (3 replies)
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    • turks a little babyish at beaches 5-11-2015 11:22am
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    • tetons 5-11-2015 11:24am
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    • Estes Park, CO, Nova Scotia, Sam Juan Islands 5-11-2015 11:41am
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  7. Tween/Teen Took 1yo to a new doctor today for a well visit and vaccinations, he was launching into a long speech about how essential the vaccines are and how they do NOT cause autism and I...(more) 5-5-2015 4:28pm (2 replies)
    was like, it's ok I'm very much pro-vaccine. Load him up. He must have tons of patients who want to opt out.
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    • Do you live in an area where there would be a lot? 5-5-2015 4:29pm
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      • I guess so. There have been a couple of measles outbreaks recently, was very glad to finally get the vaccine for that. 5-5-2015 4:31pm
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  8. Tween/Teen Any advice? We are getting our tween his first phone. I suspect he'll make like 1 phone call a month and maybe some texting. But really minimal usage. I am planning to give him my...(more) 4-30-2015 9:55am (2 replies)
    old iPhone. He'll probably use it mostly the way he uses his iPod touch (games, videos). Advice on carriers and service plans? TIA
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    • what carrier do yo use now? 4-30-2015 9:56am
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  9. Tween/Teen Any parent on here familiar with Mount St. Michael Academy in the Bronx? I am thinking of sending my son to middle school there. 4-28-2015 11:21am (0 replies)
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  10. Tween/Teen Is Restrepo OK for a fifteen year old DS to see? 4-19-2015 2:39pm (2 replies)
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    • I think it's fine. Is there any movie you wouldn't allow your 15 yo to see? 4-19-2015 2:42pm
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      • yes, of course. ? 4-19-2015 2:43pm
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  11. Tween/Teen LA Moms -- any info on a hight school called St. John Bosco in Long Beach?...(more) 4-18-2015 6:05pm (1 reply)
    My friend is Asia is asking me what I know….I am in NY and I know absolutely nothing except what I can see on the website...St John Bosco High School, Salesian College Prep, http://www.bosco.org/. TIA!
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    • I have a friend in LB. Her dd went to public HS: Long Beach Poly, but in their PACE program (advanced academics). St John Bosco was a football rival of Poly - Catholic and all...(more) 4-18-2015 6:14pm
      boys
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  12. Tween/Teen When do they let you know which middle school your kid got in to? 4-14-2015 2:34pm (1 reply)
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  13. Tween/Teen DH went down on me after finishing ...WOW!!!! 4-12-2015 9:31pm (3 replies)
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    • perfect post for the tween/teen board 4-12-2015 9:31pm
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    • Gross. 4-12-2015 9:31pm
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    • Fake 4-12-2015 9:31pm
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  14. Tween/Teen DH went down on me after finishing ...WOW!!!! 4-12-2015 9:18pm (0 replies)
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  15. Tween/Teen I've so missed being on here! nothing has changed! THANK YOU! 4-3-2015 9:01pm (1 reply)
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    • Right? I leave for years at a time, and come back, and it's THE SAME EXACT SHIT. It's wonderful to have a constant in this crazy mixed-up world. 4-3-2015 9:05pm
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  16. Tween/Teen I am having trouble giving my 9 yo daughter advice on how to deal with a bully who used to be a good friend. 4-2-2015 4:36pm (6 replies)
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    • I told mine to just back away and stop talking to her. That worked, do not engage. 4-2-2015 4:38pm
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      • and now they are best friends so be careful about what you say about her 4-2-2015 4:38pm
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        • I told her to ignore but this girl keeps telling ,y daughter she hates her and then turning on the waterworks and telling everyone it was my dd who said it. 4-2-2015 4:43pm
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    • well, chances are she was a bully when she was your dd's friend...but your dd was OK with it. Has she read Blubber by Judy Blume? Not that that had a 'solution' but that is the...(more) 4-2-2015 4:40pm
      lesson in the story
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      • I will check out this book. Thank you. 4-2-2015 4:42pm
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        • I just read it with my 8 yo...she really enjoyed it. Some reviews on amazon said it was just an awful book where kids do mean things to one girl...but there is a message there...(more) 4-2-2015 4:44pm
          and my 8 yo got it completely on her own, which was good.
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  17. Tween/Teen Anything fun to do for 12 yo on rainy day tomorrow near gansevoort area? 3-25-2015 1:08pm (6 replies)
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    • What is gansevoort? Meatpacking? 3-25-2015 1:10pm
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      • op - yes meatpacking - thanks! 3-25-2015 1:11pm
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        • Chelsea market. Chelsea piers, maybe u can get a day pass. Bowl at Chelsea piers 3-25-2015 1:12pm
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    • Highline if not raining 3-25-2015 1:12pm
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    • Ping pong at the Standard Hotel beer garden 3-25-2015 1:13pm
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    • children's museum of the arts? might be a little young for her/him tho...(more) 3-25-2015 1:13pm
      http://cmany.org/
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  18. Tween/Teen Taking 12 yo dd to sugar factory from suburbs with her friend. Any thing tween friendly near there on a rainy day? Museum? THANKS 3-23-2015 3:11pm (0 replies)
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  19. Tween/Teen Thought i was in full menopause here at 46 as haven't had a period for 13 months. all of a sudden, had some spotting for a few days last month and now again about 25 days later...(more) 3-15-2015 6:52pm (5 replies)
    here…what does tho mean? am i still considered post-menopause? thanks
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    • it means you should see gyn 3-15-2015 6:53pm
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    • Go to your GYN 3-15-2015 6:56pm
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    • OMG see your doctor. Don't ask an anonymous board of know nothings 3-15-2015 6:57pm
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      • i am def going to go this week. wounding if severe stree or weight gain shut down my cycle and put me in post-meno state. 3-15-2015 6:59pm
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        • wondering if severe stress shut down my cycle and put me in post-meno state 3-15-2015 7:00pm
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  20. Tween/Teen My 14-year-old son is peeing out the window...(more) 3-14-2015 8:31pm (30 replies)
    At first I thought it was just because he didn't want to come downstairs at night to use the bathroom. But now he's peeing out the damn window in the daytime...I get so upset and my husband only says something if I make him. Is this normal "boy" shit?
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    • normal but it should be stopped 3-14-2015 8:32pm
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      • how do I stop it? 3-14-2015 8:36pm
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        • how do you punish anything? take away electronics, don't let him go somewhere, etc 3-14-2015 8:38pm
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          • I do all of that...it doesn't help 3-14-2015 8:47pm
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    • are you fucking serious? 3-14-2015 8:32pm
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      • That's what I say....I wish I was joking but he does it so much, he ruined the damn screen 3-14-2015 8:35pm
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        • I"m sorry that is disgusting and I do no think normal. 3-14-2015 8:36pm
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        • that is disgusting 3-14-2015 8:36pm
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    • Um, no. 3-14-2015 8:32pm
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    • I hope not. 3-14-2015 8:33pm
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    • I hope it's into the back yard where nobody else can see…but know, not normal….he sounds entitled and lazy 3-14-2015 8:33pm
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      • Nope...It's a front window 3-14-2015 8:35pm
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    • Yeah, it is, but you have to stop it. 3-14-2015 8:33pm
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    • People who are saying it is normal, why do you say this?? Granted, I have girls, but this does not sound normal to me AT ALL. 3-14-2015 8:35pm
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      • boys will try to get away with peeing anywhere. there was once a pic of a young Prince Harry peeing in a park. doing it once is normal. parents allowing it to continue isn't 3-14-2015 8:38pm
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        • sorry, that is really different from peeing out your bedroom window. 3-14-2015 8:40pm
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        • I'm not allowing it to continue...I just don't know how to stop him from doing it 3-14-2015 8:49pm
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    • i have a 13yo ds who is a moron and i don't think he would do that. you need to stop it 3-14-2015 8:36pm
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      • how do i stop it? 3-14-2015 8:37pm
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        • Punish 3-14-2015 8:38pm
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        • you slap him upside the head and take his phone away 3-14-2015 8:38pm
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          • been there,done that!! 3-14-2015 8:41pm
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      • hahahha that was the best comment ever. thanks for being honest hahha 7-4-2015 12:04am
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    • I have 3 brothers and 2 ds and this is not normal IMO 3-14-2015 8:36pm
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    • Why can't you say something? Why does dh have to? And this is NOT ok. 3-14-2015 8:39pm
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      • I do say something but I feel like I'm the only saying something..I just need my husband to be more fucking vocal 3-14-2015 8:41pm
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        • grow a backbone and end this shit. Not ok. Severe consequences. Put a freaking toddler potty in his room, but no more out the window! 3-14-2015 8:43pm
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          • lmao, I don't know how to stop it. Putting a potty in his room is funny but I need a serious answer 3-14-2015 8:45pm
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          • what is your idea of severe consequences? 3-14-2015 8:46pm
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    • if that is normal, I've never been so happy to be surrounded by weirdos. 3-14-2015 8:48pm
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  21. Tween/Teen Repost. NYC PS high school parents. Did you dc make the PSAL team? How do they keep up with homework and sports? Do they work?...(more) 3-3-2015 2:24pm (2 replies)
    Trying to figure if we should continue with travel sports if...(more) (0 replies) it's impossible to do all three.
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    • NO ONE IS ON THIS BOARD. Go to toddler and you will get an answer. 3-3-2015 2:24pm
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    • The issue with HS sports is that the season is shortish, unlike with travel sports that you can play 10 months out of a year. So if your dc wants to try to play in college it is...(more) 3-3-2015 2:30pm
      hard to give up travel sports.
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  22. Tween/Teen Does anyone know about High School of the Future? 3-3-2015 2:19pm (1 reply)
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    • everyone is on toddler. Even the moms of teens. 3-3-2015 2:20pm
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  23. Tween/Teen NYC PS high school parents. Did you dc make the PSAL team? How do they keep up with homework and sports? Do they work? Trying to figure if we should continue with travel sports if...(more) 3-3-2015 2:15pm (0 replies)
    it's impossible to do all three.
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  24. Tween/Teen Always exhausted......(more) 3-1-2015 9:06pm (1 reply)
    Anyone else's teenager always exhausted? How worried should I be?
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    • get a physical if you are super worried 3-1-2015 9:11pm
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  25. Tween/Teen Any advice for 1 week program for ds who is going into 10th next year at a college campus - please? thanks! 2-28-2015 11:59am (3 replies)
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    • What kind of program 2-28-2015 12:04pm
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      • op - anything interesting? Computer science? Writing? Media? 2-28-2015 12:05pm
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        • Oh. I say media or anything at all to do with computers. 2-28-2015 12:06pm
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