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  1. New York City When are the NYS test scores going to be released!? 17 hr 52 min ago (5 replies)
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    • we were all wondering that yesterday. a couple of mom friend's i mean. it's late. 17 hr 51 min ago
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      • I know. I haven't been on this board in 2 years! But I re-registered just to ask this question. 17 hr 51 min ago
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        • please sign off and don't come back. you are free. stay free. 17 hr 49 min ago
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          • I know! I was so roped in for years then one day, I just quit and here I am again. 17 hr 49 min ago
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            • i once quit for over a year. don't know why i can't do it again. 17 hr 46 min ago
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  2. New York City How hard is the transition, if at all, from public school to private school? Middle school, NYC. Harder for dc or me?...(more) 8-16-2017 6:10pm (10 replies)
    Sending dd to private school that has support for kids w/ LDs (mainstream school). Never thought private would ever be something I'd consider but dd is struggling. She'll definitely be the poor kid.
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    • Most kids in sn privates are funded not necessarily rich 8-16-2017 6:12pm
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    • When I first read your post and saw transitoin, I thought it was going ot be about transitioning from one gender to another. So I'm going to say transitioning schools will be much...(more) 8-16-2017 6:12pm
      easier than that.
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      • LOL, yes I would think so. 8-16-2017 6:14pm
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    • If it's a good fit, it will be a nice transition 8-16-2017 6:12pm
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      • OP: My dd is a social ... disaster. That is my biggest worry. 8-16-2017 6:13pm
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        • ^^that within a week everyone will dislike her. Poor kid. 8-16-2017 6:14pm
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          • Do you dislike her? 8-16-2017 6:14pm
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            • No. I don't. She's a fantastic girl when she's with adults. SHe has never connected with her peers. She feels inadequate, lies to seem something she isn't, gets caught, deals with...(more) 8-16-2017 6:16pm
              repercussions, repeat.
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    • This won't be the issue you are imagining. There are families across the spectrum of wealth. Many parents will have much in common with you in terms of what they have gone...(more) 8-16-2017 6:14pm
      through to find the right setting for their dc with LD.
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      • OP: I'm not actually terribly worried about the money thing, but the social aspect I think is more concerning to me. 8-16-2017 6:15pm
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  3. New York City Dinner around Penn Station? Recommendations? 8-14-2017 5:14pm (10 replies)
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    • ugh, the worst area ever. go to red cat or cook shop in chelsea. 8-14-2017 5:14pm
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    • Shake Shack in Penn? 8-14-2017 5:15pm
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      • ITA. THE ONLY DECENT PLACE 8-14-2017 5:18pm
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    • Seven Bistro 8-14-2017 5:15pm
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      • why the dislike? 8-14-2017 5:17pm
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    • Taco Bell! 8-14-2017 5:16pm
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    • Keen's Chophouse 8-14-2017 5:36pm
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      • ^^^or Korean bbq 8-14-2017 5:37pm
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    • Tracks raw bar and grill inside the terminal 8-15-2017 8:47am
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    • Pennsy! There are a ton of places. 8-15-2017 8:59am
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  4. New York City Marriage counselor recs anywhere in Nyc 8-11-2017 4:49pm (0 replies)
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  5. New York City Nanny wanted...(more) 8-7-2017 8:47pm (3 replies)
    in need of Nanny for our daughter, you must be reliable and dependable, send your resume to: LPD1014@GMAIL.COM, TEXT: 470-288-2058. Thanks
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    • Are you in Brooklyn? 8-7-2017 8:48pm
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    • Delete that post, don't put your info here 8-7-2017 8:48pm
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    • This is spam. Quick google shows it's posted on every paren blog you can think of 8-7-2017 10:46pm
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  6. New York City Has anyone ever used Sudafed as a diet aid? Taking it for a cold and find I have no appetite....(more) 8-6-2017 10:45am (10 replies)
    Fwiw, I am extremely overweight, working with a nutritionist, and losing ridiculously slowly. That is, until I got this cold!
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    • it's a stimulant, known appetite suppressant. a lot of older diet aids now off the shelves are related to it. but it's a controlled substance now so you can't keep buying 8-6-2017 10:46am
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      • is it bad to take a low dose longer term? there are no warnings about sudafed. i know, not ideal, but better than excessive weight? 8-6-2017 10:50am
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    • cut your calories in half. 8-6-2017 10:47am
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    • I think it also helps by drying out your mouth. It makes you lose appetite 8-6-2017 10:48am
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      • a cold should do that too (np) 8-6-2017 10:48am
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    • can't stand it, makes me twitch 8-6-2017 10:50am
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      • this, and things that make you twitch (too much coffee, speed, cocaine) also suppress appetite 8-6-2017 10:51am
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    • His is what Decatur 8-6-2017 10:52am
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      • This is what dexatrim was 8-6-2017 10:52am
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  7. New York City Business News...(more) 7-29-2017 7:21am (0 replies)
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  9. New York City This post has been deleted. 7-26-2017 8:44pm (4 replies)
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    • What is this? Looks like massive misinformation with misspellings 7-26-2017 8:46pm
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    • Why would one want medical information from any bozo? Wouldn't trust it for a second 7-26-2017 8:57pm
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  10. New York City This post has been deleted. 7-26-2017 8:43pm (0 replies)
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  11. New York City Can I share my troubles with you?...(more) 7-26-2017 6:51am (5 replies)
    Two years ago my mother died from cancer. She had it for 4 years, and the last couple of months were a nightmare. I'm still getting over that, and this week we learned that my mother in law has cancer, probably of a very lethal kind. How do I cope?
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    • I'm sorry- find a support group. 7-26-2017 6:54am
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    • God, this sucks. I am sorry :( I think you cope as best you can. Just take one day at a time. I would ask your doctor for something to help you get through it. 7-26-2017 6:55am
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    • OP: Thank you both. I'll check these ideas out. 7-26-2017 7:07am
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      • Sending you a hug. 7-26-2017 7:10am
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    • So sorry. That's really hard. 7-26-2017 7:11am
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  12. New York City This post has been deleted. 7-26-2017 6:49am (0 replies)
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  13. New York City This post has been disliked 3 times. showI know I'm late to realizing that sugar and Plumm closed but we moved out of the city a few years ago. This was my dd's go to the day before she leaves for camp. Where else is...(more) 7-23-2017 9:50pm (2 replies)
    easy but fun for a 9yo in the city? Not so picky on neighborhood but comfortable on the uws. Tia!
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    • sugar factory or black tap 7-23-2017 9:52pm
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    • I haven't found any good replacement so far, was also dc's favorite. So annoyed they closed. 7-23-2017 10:00pm
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  15. New York City Is Fieldston (neighborhood) in the Bronx an affordable hood thats also kid-friendly? How about other parts of Riverdale? Any insight? 7-23-2017 12:59am (2 replies)
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    • it is $$$ 7-23-2017 1:04am
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    • Price wise, I've seen 2bdrm coops at under $350k, and others over $500k. Depends on building, amenities, proximity to transportation, shops, etc. overall very safe and family...(more) 8-5-2017 1:10pm
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  16. New York City How to Prepare for the SHSAT...(more) 7-21-2017 3:59pm (0 replies)
    If anyone has a student planning to take the SHSAT in the fall, we just outlined some tips for how to start preparing for the test. https://smartalec.com/blog/how-to-prepare-for-the-shsat
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  17. New York City Looking for a book recommendation to send to 15 yo dd at camp. Not fantasy or supernatural, but she likes all other genres. TIA! 7-20-2017 11:05am (5 replies)
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    • more serious? purple hibiscus 7-20-2017 11:05am
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    • Five Summers 7-20-2017 11:06am
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    • The Hate U Give, Code Name Verity, The Upside of Unrequited, Lucy and Linh, When We Collided, Still Life with Tornado, We Are Okay, Allegedly 7-20-2017 11:13am
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      • ^^ also The Great American Whatever, The Passion of Dolssa, Anna and the Swallow Man, and Well That Was Awkward. I read a lot of YA. 7-20-2017 11:17am
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    • thanks all! 7-20-2017 11:19am
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  18. New York City Any thoughts on Roslyn? 7-18-2017 10:31pm (2 replies)
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    • Wealthy, Jewish, some good restaurants 7-18-2017 10:32pm
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    • Great Jewish enclave. 7-18-2017 10:38pm
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  19. New York City Any Great Neck moms on here? How do you like the town? How is the commute to the city? 7-18-2017 10:30pm (0 replies)
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  20. New York City What is Port Washington like? A lot of people seem to be moving there. 7-18-2017 10:26pm (3 replies)
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  21. New York City Should I paint my car fuschia? 7-18-2017 10:21pm (4 replies)
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  22. New York City Recs for a comfy walking shoe I can wear to Europe this summer? Do not want to worry about comfort and painful feet! 7-18-2017 4:14pm (14 replies)
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  23. New York City I went into full menopause early (at 44) and have suffered with sweating, weight gain, hair thinning, mood swings, bad anxiety, etc. ever since. I am now 49 and feel like crap...(more) 7-14-2017 6:13pm (6 replies)
    I am now 49 and feel like crap every single day, especially with the weight gain and effect this has had on my skin. I am also depressed that I went through these changes so early! Would it be dangerous to start HRT now (5 years later)? I feel like real crap!
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    • Change diet, not your hormones, synthetically. 7-14-2017 6:14pm
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    • You really need to talk with your gyn or an endocrinologist about this. 7-14-2017 6:14pm
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    • have you tried a daily routine of biotin in the AM, magnesium (but the good stuff, not the stuff that makes you poop) in the evening, and eating less? 7-14-2017 6:15pm
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      • No, but i would be very interested in this. What kind/brand of Biotin & Magnesium do you recommend?...(more) 7-15-2017 2:43am
        Thanks!
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    • What does your ob say?? 7-14-2017 6:16pm
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      • He tried to push HRT on me...Im afraid to take it. 7-15-2017 2:41am
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  24. New York City My dh and I disagree on whether it is okay for our dd to pick up feathers in the street and swim in a pool with 2 large dogs. I am trying to figure out if I am being to careful....(more) 7-9-2017 9:30pm (19 replies)
    She did have ringworm on her face so I feel we should be extra careful. By the way, she is doing both things because he decided I was being crazy.
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    • dont pick up feathers in the street. 7-9-2017 9:31pm
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      • op: Can you please give me a reason that would made my dh listen to me? 7-9-2017 9:32pm
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        • http://www.bird-x.com/transmissible-diseases-pages-305.php 7-9-2017 9:35pm
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          • another person who cant post a link correctly 7-9-2017 9:36pm
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            • another lazy poster who can't copy and paste 7-9-2017 9:37pm
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              • post the fucking link correctly 7-9-2017 9:45pm
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                • and PS: picking up feathers is pretty safe 7-9-2017 9:46pm
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                  • op: How do you know this? If it's true I want to know so I can relax and let her enjoy herself. 7-9-2017 9:50pm
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          • op: Thank you very much! 7-9-2017 9:42pm
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      • eh we need more dirt and critter exposure 7-9-2017 9:34pm
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    • op: too careful, not to 7-9-2017 9:31pm
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    • lighten up..you don't need to be "extra careful" because of ringworm...germs are good 7-9-2017 9:31pm
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    • ew, birds carry so many diseases, your dh is a moron 7-9-2017 9:32pm
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      • op: Our house is full of these feathers. I can't get him to honor my opinion too and of course now that dd does it she won't stop easily, if I can even get my dh to discuss...(more) 7-9-2017 9:35pm
        this with me as equals.
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        • wait, they are pet birds? 7-9-2017 9:36pm
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          • op: no these are the feathers she picks up in the street laying around our house. 7-9-2017 9:40pm
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            • oh. no, that's gross. 7-9-2017 9:41pm
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    • The dogs are fine if she stays clear of claws, feathers are disease ridden and you are totally right on that one 7-9-2017 9:34pm
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      • op: thanks, now I know that one request is reasonable. I am upset about the dogs (which I guess thinking it over could be okay) because I asked him to keep the dog's out of the...(more) 7-9-2017 9:39pm
        pool in his sister's house and he said okay. I know realize he was humoring me and had no intention of doing it. I told him I would prefer he be forthright and say he sees no problem with it and will do it. At least have a conversation with me and not do it behind my back!
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  25. New York City 20th anniversary gift ideas for dh? china is traditional gift. 7-7-2017 2:25pm (13 replies)
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    • Trip to Beijing 7-7-2017 2:25pm
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      • Or dinner at a Chinese restaurant. 7-7-2017 2:26pm
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      • cim? 7-7-2017 2:26pm
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    • You're sending him to CHINA? 7-7-2017 2:26pm
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    • Why not do something together like a trip or nice dinner. After 20 years are you still buying shit 7-7-2017 2:26pm
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    • hey, it's my 20th anniversary this year too! 7-7-2017 2:26pm
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        • np - that's bitchy. Figure out your own gift. 7-7-2017 2:28pm
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        • you can do whatever you'd like 7-7-2017 2:28pm
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      • all the cool kids got married in 1997! 7-8-2017 5:38pm
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