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  1. Newborn I truly do not understand, even for a second, how the phrase "happy Holidays" takes away, in ANY way, from my celebration of Christmas. If you think it does, you must be one...(more) 12-22-2014 3:30pm (4 replies)
    insecure Christian or a Tea Party Sheeple
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    • ita 12-22-2014 3:31pm
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    • Of course 12-22-2014 3:33pm
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    • i am no fundamental christian, but happy holidays really bugs me. The holiday is Christmas, if you are an atheist or muslim, or whatever. The reason we are celebrating is...(more) 12-22-2014 3:36pm
      christmas.
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      • Um no other holidays are celebrated at the same time like Hanukah 3-3-2015 3:32pm
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  2. Newborn 18 yo neice just had baby. Her mom wouldn't even entertain the idea of adoption or abortion. Baby born on suboxone because neice quitting drugs. She doesn't get up int he...(more) 12-22-2014 2:50pm (7 replies)
    middle of night to feed the baby because she is "depressed." What a fuckign disaster
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    • she is quitting drugs? Arent all drug addicts quitting? 12-22-2014 2:51pm
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      • Ask the smokers and drinkers on here 12-22-2014 2:52pm
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        • some just roll with it. some say they are quitting "tomorrow". 12-22-2014 2:54pm
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    • looks like mom gets to start from scratch with the new baby. and i'd file for custody if i were her too. 12-22-2014 2:52pm
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      • they all live together. Mom ex addict also. Lovely 12-22-2014 2:59pm
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    • ugh. sounds horrible. What a terrible situation for this baby even though I am sure the "pro-lifers" will have lots to say here... 12-22-2014 2:52pm
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      • the prolifers only fight the fight before the baby is born. What is done with the baby afterwards is none of their concern. 12-22-2014 2:53pm
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  3. Newborn What % on YB would you say are in classic happy marriages? What % not? What % divorced? 12-21-2014 10:17am (6 replies)
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    • i've been w dh for 20 years, married 10. we are not in a classic happy marriage, but we are happy in general. still argue, but we're still loving and communicative. i'd say it's...(more) 12-21-2014 10:21am
      healthy.
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      • ^i read, though, that my generation (40s) and younger have a much lower rate of divorce bc we marry, in general, later. 12-21-2014 10:22am
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      • That sounds happy to me 12-21-2014 10:24am
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        • i think a big key to this is that we don't have unrealistic expectations, and we both see how silly the root of many arguments is. 12-21-2014 10:27am
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          • What % on YB are like you? 12-21-2014 10:28am
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            • have no clue. but there do seem to be a lot of nightmare women on here. 12-21-2014 10:37am
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  4. Newborn What is the deal with Sting & his wife? A dom/sub thing? 12-21-2014 10:09am (0 replies)
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  5. Newborn Should you monitor your baby 24/7?...(more) 12-11-2014 3:59pm (2 replies)
    New to youbemom! Read this article about baby monitors and SIDS, interesting!

    http://national.deseretnews.com/article/2978/Should-you-monitor-your-baby-247.html
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    • ha. i might have bought into that with my first. as it was, I had one of those angel care monitors. 12-11-2014 4:08pm
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      • Yeah, seems like a waste of money! 12-11-2014 4:13pm
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  6. Newborn Should you monitor your baby 24/7?...(more) 12-11-2014 3:56pm (0 replies)
    New to youbemom!
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  7. Newborn Threesome?...(more) 12-7-2014 6:37pm (2 replies)
    DH mentioned wanting to watch me with another woman, but I made it clear I wouldn't let him fuck her... He said he'd still go for it. Is he just saying this to get her into our bed?
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    • That sounds fun.where will you meet her? 12-7-2014 6:44pm
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      • There's a gym buddy I have, we take yoga together at LAFitness....(more) 12-7-2014 6:54pm
        We talk and have going for a drink twice after class. She is definitely my type, if I have one… LOL. Would it be too forward to ask her? How do I go about that aspect of it?
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  8. Newborn How soon...(more) 12-7-2014 5:42pm (1 reply)
    After childbirth did you start masturbating again? I'm at three weeks and still feel sore when I touch myself but find myself aroused.
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    • aren't you tired? jesus. 12-7-2014 5:45pm
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  9. Newborn Baby Nurse Recommendation or Service...(more) 11-25-2014 2:30pm (1 reply)
    Does anyone have a recommendation for a post birth child care or a service that helps match care with expecting families? Thank you.
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    • Mom to Moms Advisor - www.momtomomsadvisor.com 11-25-2014 2:32pm
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  10. Newborn My ds truly believes he is awesome at everything. No self esteems issues! I wonder what happens as we get older that we don't keep this confidence 11-11-2014 9:53pm (1 reply)
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  11. Newborn Had my teeth cleaned today and my gums feel all bloody and sore but they look fine. Weird? 11-11-2014 9:38pm (0 replies)
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  12. Newborn Why did hikcox fly into Newark if she lives in maine 10-31-2014 7:10am (9 replies)
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    • She cane from Africa via Brussels 10-31-2014 7:11am
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    • airlines fly into certain airports from certain countries only 10-31-2014 7:13am
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      • np Brussels flights go to boston. I used to take that route fits fir work 10-31-2014 7:13am
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        • i don't know, was it before or after the 5 airport restrictions for flights? 10-31-2014 7:15am
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        • but every airline has its own hub. my parents end up flying through detroit all the time even though they live in upstate ny - they collect miles from whichever airline that is,...(more) 10-31-2014 7:15am
          and only two airlines service their home airport anyway
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    • maine isn't exactly known for its international airport connections. even if you count flying to canada, einstein. they do have connecting flights 10-31-2014 7:21am
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      • Live in Boston and THIS. And Maine is even less. No direct flights from Boston to a lot of places, fly through NYC or Europe. 10-31-2014 7:34am
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    • Its a non- profit. I assume that even if there WAS a non-stop flight (and I don't think there is) they would be buying reasonably priced tickets (i.e. Not non-stop) 10-31-2014 7:35am
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  13. Newborn Good Lord, my daughter had her baby, this whole nursing thing is out of hand I say whip out the formula. 10-18-2014 10:03am (9 replies)
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    • fake 10-18-2014 10:03am
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    • original poster, why do folks say fake? What is that your way of telling me I am lying?...(more) 10-18-2014 10:05am
      And what is with the star after it???
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    • why don't you encourage her to "supplement" with formula? no harm in that and takes some pressure off the nursing. doesn't have to be all or nothing! GL!!! 10-18-2014 10:09am
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      • I will thanks. Her little guy was 10lbs. C section, then nursing to me is a bit much I know who good it is supposed to be I will mention supplementing to her. She has a nurse that...(more) 10-18-2014 10:13am
        helps her with advice. Hopefully she will agree. She plans on doing it for three months only.
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        • why not leave her to make her own decision without pressure. Surely she knows it is an option. 10-18-2014 10:14am
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          • I am that pushy helicopter mom everyone talks about!! 10-18-2014 10:17am
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    • Formula is fine. 10-18-2014 11:22am
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  14. Newborn Would you take your dc to a specialist (dr) who was tops in his field who happened to also be your exboyfriend? 9-28-2014 11:14pm (6 replies)
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    • nope. 9-28-2014 11:14pm
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      • Too weird, right? 9-28-2014 11:15pm
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    • no but if i were in contact with him i might ask for a recommendation 9-28-2014 11:17pm
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    • Depends which ex. Only one would make me feel really awkward. 9-28-2014 11:18pm
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    • yes i would - my dc's health trumps my feelings in that situation 9-28-2014 11:20pm
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  15. Newborn Anyone do bathroom renovation lately? What kind of shower did you put in? 9-25-2014 5:14pm (3 replies)
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    • why did you post this to newborn? 9-25-2014 5:15pm
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      • you can dislike me, but I was pointing it out in case she got no responses. That might be why. 9-25-2014 5:17pm
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    • no tub shower. I'm not sure what you mean by kind of shower. it's a kohler fixture I don't love. this was a basement bathroom so not high end. 9-25-2014 5:17pm
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  16. Newborn What would you want in you master suite if you were designing one? 9-25-2014 5:07pm (9 replies)
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    • good closet space and a large bath tub and shower (separate). also a toilet room 9-25-2014 5:08pm
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    • Separate closets & bathrooms 9-25-2014 5:09pm
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    • his and her beds 9-25-2014 5:09pm
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    • Smallish bedroom with room for bed and book shelves and a chair. Small side room for treadmill and work out stuff. Closet and dressing area. Bathroom with steam shower, tub, dual...(more) 9-25-2014 5:10pm
      Sinks and seperate toilet room.
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    • An adjoining compartment for DH to sleep in. 9-25-2014 5:10pm
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      • Awesome 9-25-2014 5:11pm
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        • Like the drawer things that Japanese businessmen sleep in. 9-25-2014 5:12pm
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    • a vanity with bright lights and magnifying mirror 9-25-2014 5:12pm
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    • A shoe closet. 9-25-2014 5:13pm
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  17. Newborn I fantasize about living alone in a small cottage that I can decorate however I want and that will always be tidy. But in order for that to happen, DH would have to die and dcs wo...(more) 8-21-2014 5:15pm (5 replies)
    would have to grow up and be out of the house, which is a sad thought.
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    • Hi me 8-21-2014 5:16pm
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    • i just want a small apartment above a store 8-21-2014 5:18pm
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    • You can totally clean up after DH and get a Pt maid with your real estate tax savings. 8-21-2014 5:19pm
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      • -- but I hear you. how would you decorate it? mine would be minimalist/uncluttered/modern but with stuff that is kind of country english. 8-21-2014 5:24pm
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        • White kitchen, I like mouldings and built-in storage. But transitional style for furniture and some whimsical pieces. 8-21-2014 5:26pm
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  18. Newborn Ok really dumb question but why aren't the death of Robin Willisms death private? 8-12-2014 3:27pm (9 replies)
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    • I dont know 8-12-2014 3:28pm
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    • Some of it is, the coronoer cited HIPAA when he spoke 8-12-2014 3:28pm
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      • Interesting. Thank you 8-12-2014 3:29pm
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    • family consented to the release of info? 8-12-2014 3:30pm
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      • I think it's because it's a criminal investigation. 8-12-2014 3:31pm
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        • HIPAA would apply to medical professionals, not police 8-12-2014 3:31pm
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          • They released a lot of info but there were a few unanswered questons from reporters 8-12-2014 3:33pm
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            • for example? 8-12-2014 3:34pm
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    • because he is a public figure. 8-12-2014 3:36pm
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  19. Newborn Leave, children. I want a nap. 8-9-2014 3:37pm (0 replies)
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  20. Newborn Tribeca moms -- my INCREDIBLE nanny of 7 years will be available beginning Nov 1....(more) 8-4-2014 8:52am (4 replies)
    She is looking for something in the Tribeca/BPC area as she has worked in that area for about 12 years cumulatively. She will take kids to classes, organize play dates and basically bring sanity to your life. She is extremely patient and really amazing with newborns, babies and toddlers. She started with me when my dd was 2 and has seen me through two more babies. Please text me if you are interested in learning more: 917-523-8284.
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    • How much? Legal? 8-4-2014 8:53am
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      • I need to check what she would be asking. Yes, she is legal (has her green card). 8-4-2014 8:58am
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    • you are brave to put your number here. You must love her. 8-4-2014 8:56am
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      • Yes this woman is like our surrogate mother/grandmother. She is family to us. Anyone would be lucky to hire her. 8-4-2014 8:58am
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  21. Newborn Kind of disappointed ds's don't seem to care at all about newborn sister. Was hoping they would be a little excited. 7-28-2014 10:19pm (13 replies)
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    • How old? Newborns are just blobs. 7-28-2014 10:21pm
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      • 3,7 7-28-2014 10:23pm
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        • aw that would make me sad too...my kids were so excited with the baby and even cousins 7-28-2014 10:24pm
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    • Dc are egocentric. They only care about how it will affect their lives 7-28-2014 10:21pm
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      • not all kids 7-28-2014 10:24pm
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        • By nature they are. It's simple physiology 101 7-28-2014 10:27pm
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          • nope, my kids are not and i do know a few others 7-28-2014 10:29pm
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            • Of course yours aren't 7-28-2014 10:31pm
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    • why would they be excited about something that takes most of your attention away from them? 7-28-2014 10:21pm
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    • What were you expecting him to do? 7-28-2014 10:22pm
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      • at those ages they should be a little excited 7-28-2014 10:26pm
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        • Maybe he wears his excitement on the inside 7-28-2014 10:29pm
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    • They will, eventually. 7-28-2014 10:26pm
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  22. Newborn Given the perfect circumstances would you have had sex with Bill Clinton? 7-25-2014 7:36pm (8 replies)
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    • ew! no way. He is a nasty predator 7-25-2014 7:37pm
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    • never found him attractive 7-25-2014 7:37pm
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    • who thinks about this shit? 7-25-2014 7:38pm
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    • no way. i dont find him attractive. and i have met him and still dont find him attractive 7-25-2014 7:39pm
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    • sure why not 7-25-2014 7:39pm
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    • absolutely... love him... met him in person in the city once.... really exudes quite a charisma in person. 7-25-2014 9:06pm
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    • no way. 7-25-2014 9:08pm
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    • Not even if he paid me. Which he probably does. 9-27-2014 7:58pm
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  23. Newborn I'm an awful person. 20 weeks pg and the db is moving around so much, my reaction? Straight up annoyed. 7-17-2014 10:13pm (4 replies)
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    • I won't lie, that's pretty sad 7-17-2014 10:16pm
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      • It's awful. I'm having such a hard time with this pg. Have a dr's appt this week and plan to speak with her about it. My last pg was terrible and traumatizing, and this pg was NOT...(more) 7-17-2014 10:18pm
        planned. I'm having a hard time getting excited about it, mostly just feel dread (about how badly the pg will go, not nec about db). Maybe I need a therapist or something, dh jokes that I have PTSD but he might not be that far off.
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        • That is really sad. Sounds like therapy could help 7-17-2014 10:20pm
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    • I'm 31 wks pg and really loving the movement. Then again, it'll be my last dc, so I'm savoring it 7-17-2014 10:17pm
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  24. Newborn Got this gd roku that everyone said was a breeze to hook up. The remote won't work. I've spent an hour trying to get it working. Can't even get the inital setup. So annoying 7-5-2014 3:55pm (2 replies)
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    • Try the Roku remote app on your iPad 7-5-2014 3:58pm
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      • So annoying that it doesn't work out of the box though! 7-5-2014 3:59pm
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  25. Newborn Started antibiotic today for UTI. Awful muscle aches in legs -- how long till meds work?? 6-18-2014 10:05pm (1 reply)
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    • 24 hours, max 6-18-2014 10:08pm
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