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  1. New York City Does anyone have recommendations for a good place to get a drink with a friend on the UES? All I can think of is Felice on 83 and it is so far east. 4 hr 24 min ago (6 replies)
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    • Parlor, La Pulperia, The Milton, Gilroy, Penrose 4 hr 22 min ago
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      • op: Thanks, those are great recommendations. What about Eli's wine bar...it seems very sedate though and while we want to talk, we also want some atmosphere. 4 hr 15 min ago
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        • I haven't been but Elis Night Shift looks a little more interesting than the wine bar 4 hr 12 min ago
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    • Pj Clark's, sidecar, oyester bar 4 hr 21 min ago
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      • Those aren't UES st all... 4 hr 16 min ago
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        • Well I don't like the UES and they are not far 4 hr 12 min ago
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  2. New York City Looking for ideas for classic but maybe forgotten NYC activities/restaurants? Oyster bar, Tenement Museum, etc. Any brainstorms? Thanks in advance! 7 hr 33 min ago (18 replies)
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    • coney island is my favorite 7 hr 32 min ago
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      • ugh it kind of sucks now. 7 hr 31 min ago
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        • in what way? I think it's great 7 hr 30 min ago
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          • I liked it gritty. 7 hr 29 min ago
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    • Zagats is your friend. I love the Oyster Bar. 7 hr 32 min ago
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    • odeon restaurant 7 hr 32 min ago
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      • Raoul's! God I haven't been there since the 90s!!! 7 hr 30 min ago
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      • you know what tho? the food not so hot at odeon. been recently 7 hr 28 min ago
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        • Odeon if you want nostalgia. Otherwise Balthazar. Nothing out of this world, but decent food and a fun scene. 4 hr 51 min ago
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    • Go to the new section of central park that's just re-opened (by wolman rink) 7 hr 32 min ago
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    • Merchant's House. 7 hr 31 min ago
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    • Some of those tiny italian restaurants in the EV are still great. Go to Cosme if you haven't been - not quite what you're talking about, but one of my favorite meals I've had here 7 hr 30 min ago
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    • Lombardi's. Top of the Rock (rather than Empire State building) 7 hr 29 min ago
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      • np-why not Empire State Building? 7 hr 22 min ago
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    • Arthur Ave 7 hr 29 min ago
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    • Bubby's for brunch 7 hr 28 min ago
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    • hello, op? anything sound good? 7 hr 21 min ago
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      • hi! yep, lots of great ideas -- thanks all! also just remembered the beekman hotel, too! 4 hr 56 min ago
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  3. New York City Recommendations for a reliably quiet coffee place in Flatiron for tomorrow night at 630. Work-type meeting (2 people) 9 hr 31 min ago (9 replies)
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    • there is an LPQ on broadway and 25th and around the corner is that new French chain 9 hr 30 min ago
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      • ^^monsuier something?? 9 hr 30 min ago
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        • do you think we could have just coffee there with no food or would they get mad? 9 hr 28 min ago
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          • Oh! Good point. It's dinner time. Shoot. 9 hr 27 min ago
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            • LPQ should be fine...it's more of a coffee shop 9 hr 26 min ago
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              • they close at 730! drat. 9 hr 24 min ago
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      • ^^Maison Kayser 9 hr 28 min ago
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    • Yes, off Irving. italian. hang on 9 hr 28 min ago
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  4. New York City Camp Hillard anyone?...(more) 5-23-2017 1:12pm (0 replies)
    GIFT CERTIFICATES FOR CAMP HILLARD IN WESTCHESTER, NY! Purchased these a while back (total value - $800) and dd can no longer attend because of unexpected summer travel. Completely valid and legitimate. Can be applied toward new enrollments or existing campers (as refund). A small but important note: bus service to/from Manhattan included in tuition. Any/all offers - thx! https://newyork.craigslist.org/wch/kid/6128882104.html
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  5. New York City We're moving to Manhattan during the summer and I would like to have my 12 yo dd meet kids her age. Can anyone recommend any day camps or classes that might help. We will be in...(more) 5-20-2017 5:19pm (5 replies)
    Gramercy Park. TIA
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    • Curious Jane. 5-20-2017 5:20pm
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    • Chelsea piers 5-20-2017 5:21pm
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    • Most kids that age will be at sleepaway. 5-20-2017 5:30pm
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    • where is she going to school? 5-20-2017 5:38pm
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    • I haven't been in ny but Steve and Kate's takes 12yos 5-20-2017 5:39pm
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  6. New York City Anyone have experience with New York Youth Symphony or InterSchools Orchestras? For 15 yo violinist dd. Thanks in advance! 5-18-2017 7:41pm (0 replies)
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  7. New York City How much would you pay a 15 yo girl to pick up your 4th grader on the way to subway and ride the train together to school in the mornings? (Manhattan to Brooklyn) She's babysat...(more) 5-18-2017 7:21pm (50 replies)
    for us, but just wondering how pay her for this. Thanks!
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    • $20 5-18-2017 7:22pm
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    • $20? 5-18-2017 7:22pm
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      • ^ and I meant per time 5-18-2017 7:30pm
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    • week or is this daily 5-18-2017 7:23pm
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    • Do they go to school together? Is your apt on the way to the subway or does she have to go out of her way? 5-18-2017 7:23pm
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      • OP is paying for the convenience, not how convenient it is for the sitter. 5-18-2017 7:25pm
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        • OP need to do better than 20 5-18-2017 7:28pm
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      • they go to the same school, the girl would walk one block out her way. 5-18-2017 7:35pm
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    • Same school? I'd pay $20 a week 5-18-2017 7:23pm
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      • A WEEK?! 5-18-2017 7:23pm
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        • Yeah. Why? 5-18-2017 7:24pm
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          • $4 a pop? 5-18-2017 7:25pm
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            • AT LEAST 5 a pop 5-18-2017 7:25pm
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            • $25 then. 5-18-2017 7:25pm
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          • np: this is your kid, you need to pay more or do it yourself 5-18-2017 7:25pm
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            • THANK YOU! 5-18-2017 7:26pm
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            • ITA- why are you TRYING to be cheap? 5-18-2017 7:27pm
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          • She's not babysitting. Sounds like she's walking her to the train. 5-18-2017 7:25pm
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            • again as her mom////at least 5 . if you don't want to pay this, do it yourself 5-18-2017 7:25pm
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              • She's already going in the direction. It's basically a tip. If I was the mom of the older kid, I'd be happy for that for my ke. 5-18-2017 7:27pm
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            • is the older kid getting off at the same stop and walking 4th grader to school? 5-18-2017 7:32pm
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              • they go to the same school, same building 5-18-2017 7:35pm
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                • will they return together? how does 4th grader get home? 5-18-2017 7:37pm
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                  • 4th grader's mom will pick up; the girls get out at different times. 5-18-2017 7:40pm
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    • at least 25. 5-18-2017 7:23pm
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    • if I was the mom I would say no to the suggestions fees here 5-18-2017 7:24pm
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      • What would you suggest? 5-18-2017 7:26pm
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        • 5 a day 5-18-2017 7:27pm
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          • Ok. I said $20 then up'ed it to $25. 5-18-2017 7:28pm
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          • I was saying $20 per day, lol. I am out of touch. I just think having someone do anything for me like this is worth $20 to me. 5-18-2017 7:32pm
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    • As a mom to a 15 y/o I don't want her to be in charge of your kid for $5 a day. Pay her $15 per day. 5-18-2017 7:27pm
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      • Agree. MOM WHY DON'T YOU DO THIS? 5-18-2017 7:28pm
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      • She's not in change. You guys don't understand nyc kids st all. 5-18-2017 7:29pm
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        • She wants her to ride with DC all the way to school. 5-18-2017 7:31pm
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          • I'd assume they go to the same school 5-18-2017 7:32pm
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            • So OP would be ok if 15 yo put her on the train then went wandering off to find her friends in another car? 5-18-2017 7:37pm
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      • LIKE THIS= this is a child 5-18-2017 7:34pm
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      • she's just walking her from our apt 4 blocks to train, riding train, then walking together 1 block to school. 5-18-2017 7:36pm
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    • $10 a day 5-18-2017 7:27pm
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      • Insane 5-18-2017 7:28pm
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        • No. I used to pay a woman $10 to pick DC's up and sit with them for 20 minutes and I don't even live somewhere expensive! 5-18-2017 7:30pm
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          • That's babysitting. This is walking in the same direction as another kid. 5-18-2017 7:32pm
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            • And staying with that kid 5-18-2017 7:34pm
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    • $35-$40/wk 5-18-2017 7:29pm
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    • is this a short exercise or long exercise? (2 stops on train or like 10 stops and wlaking)? 5-18-2017 7:30pm
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    • How will this work? Doesn't the 15 yo have to be there before the fourth grader? What happens if the fourth grader is running late? This is definitely a 15 to 20 dollar a day...(more) 5-18-2017 7:32pm
      responsibility.
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      • they have to be at school at the same time 3 days a week, so this would be 3 days a week, max. both seem punctual! 5-18-2017 7:38pm
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        • what happens the other 2 days? and how does 4th grader get home? 5-18-2017 7:39pm
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          • the mom would take her on those mornings, and would pick her up. they get out at different times. 5-18-2017 7:41pm
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            • if only 3 days - $20/wk is good for something easy and mindless 5-18-2017 7:42pm
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  8. New York City Any recommendations for a pediatric periodontist, preferably UES? TIA 5-18-2017 1:22pm (0 replies)
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  9. New York City Looking for recommendation for a good child therapist in NYC to help pre-teen deal with medical issues and LD. 5-16-2017 10:03am (2 replies)
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    • Wendy Olesker on UWS 5-16-2017 10:05am
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    • Does anyone have experience with Dana Vera, Shannon Bennett, Carrie Spindel Bashoff? 5-16-2017 11:16am
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  10. New York City This post has been deleted. 5-14-2017 10:15pm (3 replies)
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    • lol 5-14-2017 10:16pm
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    • LOL 5-14-2017 10:16pm
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    • This board doesn't get much traffic. Try to get on UES Mom's FB page 5-14-2017 10:16pm
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  11. New York City Gift Certificates to NYC's Camp Hillard!...(more) 5-12-2017 2:38pm (0 replies)
    Purchased these a while back (total amt - $800) and dd can no longer attend because of unexpected summer travel. Completely valid and legitimate. Can be applied toward new enrollments or existing campers (as refund). Any/all offers - thx! https://newyork.craigslist.org/wch/kid/6128882104.html
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  12. New York City Child Mind or Child Study Institute for psych eval for 10yr old? 5-12-2017 1:23pm (2 replies)
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    • I had a great experience at Child Mind. 5-12-2017 1:24pm
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    • Child Mind gave me a very thorough eval. 5-13-2017 9:10am
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  13. New York City I'm buying a used car from a private party and i'm trying to figureout the nyc, ny sales tax. dmv will not give me a straight answer. does anyone know? 5-10-2017 5:14pm (6 replies)
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    • it should be right on the NY state dmv site 5-10-2017 5:15pm
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      • no, it's not. the estimators don't include tax. it just says the tax rate of your residence. 5-10-2017 5:16pm
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        • you can find that somewhere online 5-10-2017 5:19pm
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          • I've looked all over. I get 4% and a maybe an additional one. 5-10-2017 5:21pm
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        • this is from the DMV site: If you bought your vehicle from another person in a private sale, both you (the buyer) and the seller must complete the Statement of Transaction {Sales...(more) 5-10-2017 5:19pm
          Tax Form} (DTF-802).
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          • ^^^this is from the form:* Tax rate note: For a motor vehicle, trailer, boat, or boat/trailer combination use the tax rate of the new owner's place of residence. 5-10-2017 5:20pm
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  14. New York City Are the t shirts from Zara very boxy? 5-9-2017 6:41pm (1 reply)
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    • They aren't all cut the same 5-9-2017 6:43pm
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  15. New York City Looking for recommendations for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for 10 year old with medical issues 5-9-2017 8:28am (3 replies)
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    • There are lots of CBT therapists. Pretty much all therapists are CBT. Do the medical issues require someone with special training? I'd just look for a good therapist. 5-9-2017 8:32am
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      • Where do you look? 5-9-2017 8:44am
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      • Medical issues vs. behavioral issues. CBT to help deal with them. 5-9-2017 8:45am
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  16. New York City I've been trying to get into the new york public library site since last night. I tried calling (to renew books) and that's not working. anyone else having problems? 5-8-2017 10:10am (9 replies)
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    • Don't they have a system to do this online? 5-8-2017 10:11am
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      • Ummm, that's what she is talking about 5-8-2017 10:14am
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      • I have not been able to get my account online since last night. both are not working. 5-8-2017 10:14am
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    • Yes. I can't see my checkouts or on holds 5-8-2017 10:12am
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      • op: i've tried using my phone and 3 different browsers 5-8-2017 10:15am
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    • They're revamping their website( 5-8-2017 10:23am
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      • ^^ librarian said may be a whike before it's working properly 5-8-2017 10:24am
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        • thx, i got thru on the phone. books are renewed and i don't have to hit the library later. 5-8-2017 10:45am
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      • it seemed like that was it and that's why i called, but that doesn't even work! 5-8-2017 10:28am
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  17. New York City Taxi service with pre-installed car seats...(more) 5-7-2017 1:50pm (0 replies)
    I'd like to take the opportunity to recommend the taxi service, Kidmoto. They provide pre-harnessed and pre-installed convertible car seats for infants, toddlers, small and large children. Please check out www.kidmoto.taxi for more details. Service is really great!
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  18. New York City What kind of lawyer would one need to dispute charges of educational neglect? 5-6-2017 9:05pm (4 replies)
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    • Family? 5-6-2017 9:05pm
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      • Can you recommend a good family lawyer? 5-6-2017 9:27pm
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    • are you homeschooling? contact HSDLA 5-6-2017 9:06pm
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      • Not homeschooling. 5-6-2017 9:08pm
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  19. New York City Who can recommend a nice therapist for CBT for young adolescent? 5-5-2017 7:18pm (1 reply)
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    • Michelle Kennedy 5-5-2017 7:19pm
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  20. New York City Looking for recommendations for CBT for NYC middle schooler, possibly anxiety or similar. 5-5-2017 9:32am (1 reply)
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    • Shannon Bennett at Cornell or CUCARD at columbia 5-5-2017 9:34am
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  21. New York City Looking for pediatric GI doc for possibly IBS... 5-4-2017 3:43pm (3 replies)
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    • where do you live? 5-4-2017 3:44pm
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      • she's posting on the nyc board 5-4-2017 3:45pm
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    • they're going to tell you to try a low fodmap diet, increase fiber and take a probiotic as the first step. try that first. YW. 5-4-2017 3:45pm
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  22. New York City NYC GI Doc for Kid with IBS? 5-4-2017 11:44am (0 replies)
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  23. New York City Http://nitroshredadvice.com/clemix/...(more) 5-4-2017 6:02am (0 replies)
    Supplements will be required if you wish to build your muscle mass to a greater extent. Clemix Try to do bench presses and squats in the same manner that you do deadlifts, which is from a complete stop. Utilize bench and squat movements in the power rack, and allow the safety bars to be set at a certain point where this bar is at the bottom of these moves. You need to let the bar settle on this point. This helps you to remove any elastic tension, which assists you in increasing your strength.
    http://nitroshredadvice.com/clemix/
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  24. New York City DW and I aren't in a great place now. She has brought up separation & divorce. Related to that, she just miscarried again [we have a 6yo already] 4-28-2017 12:06pm (11 replies)
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    • I'm so sorry for you and for her 4-28-2017 12:07pm
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      • Bringing up the S&D words changed a lot- normally I would just wait out the possibility the hormones are in ctrl, but now IDK. 4-28-2017 12:09pm
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    • Assuming the baby was yours, it is a good sign that the two of you are having sex 4-28-2017 12:07pm
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    • Sorry. 4-28-2017 12:07pm
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    • and wants another one so badly she is willing to use donor sperm if I don't agree to IVF. I will try IVF if there is no S&D on the table, but it is crazy to do a 2nd kid if a 4-28-2017 12:07pm
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      • S&D? 4-28-2017 12:08pm
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      • household crumbling is on the table. If she goes IVF w/donor sperm, I can't stand for it, yes? It sucks but I have to walk out. 4-28-2017 12:08pm
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    • so sorry. therapy may help. 4-28-2017 12:10pm
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    • so does she want to separate because you don't want a baby? 4-28-2017 12:12pm
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      • she wants to separate because we don't like each other. I am willing to have #2 if there is no separation. She wants #2 one way or the other. 4-28-2017 12:14pm
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        • asinine. a baby doesn't save or preserve a marriage. if you want a 2nd bio kid who is full blood siblings with your first, then... ok i guess. but don't expect it will be a...(more) 4-28-2017 12:18pm
          unifying thing. you know how hard babies are. i'd suggest you separate now and learn to coparent your one child. she can do whatever she wants with her body and donor sperm
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  25. New York City Dad does over a year ago and I still have moment it just does not seem real. I get so sad and down at times. Just can't believe he is really gone forever. 4-28-2017 12:28am (6 replies)
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    • "Died" 4-28-2017 12:28am
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    • i'm so sorry. my parents are both still living but getting old and frail and my dad is starting to have memory problems. i really can't imagine life without them being a part of...(more) 4-28-2017 12:43am
      it.
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    • I'm on 2 years now and yes still at times seems totally unbelievable to me. It's like I think I should call Dad and then realize he's not there 4-28-2017 1:01am
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    • 15 since my brother died and I still go to call him sometimes. 4-28-2017 1:18am
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    • mine died in August and we're all so sad and unmoored. Please accept my best wishes. I know how hard it is. 4-28-2017 12:25pm
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    • I'm so sorry. Death is so difficult to accept or understand. 5-6-2017 8:05pm
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