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Whistling coworker driving me crazy.

2 hours ago -

K. M. asks from Yukon - I work in a cubicle environment in a small division of a large agency. My coworker, who is separated from me by only a cheap, cloth, partial wall, is loud. All the time. She talks at the top of her voice; she's outspoken and opinionated on everything; she thinks out loud;...
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Piggy Backing off Switching Classes question.....

3 hours ago -

D. G. asks from Mansfield - My oldest will be a freshman in high school this year (YIKES !). He has signed up for his classes last spring. His social studies teacher at the time told him he needed to take Human Geography instead of World Geography. Human geography is a harder class, honors class. ...
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to switch classes or not to switch classes

3 hours ago -

S. H. asks from Castle Rock - One of my daughters friends was able to get into my daughters class by having her mom email the principal. My son however will be in a class where he doesn't have any of his 10 closest friends (well, we havent heard of anyone else in this teachers class) He is bummed tha...
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Target Toy Clearance

4 hours ago -

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens - Mamas & Papas- Apparently starting today select toys are 70% off to make room for new inventory. This is a twice annual sale, and happens the last Thursday in July and January. For those of you who like to have gifts on hand for birthdays and special ocassions, or tho...
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n Pet sitting service vs friend stopping in

July 30, 2014 -

D. D. asks from Prospect - My hubby and I are having a debate on this one so I wanted to get some other thoughts on this. We are thinking of taking a vacation for a couple weeks. We have a dog and a cat so of course arrangements would need to be made for their care. In the past we've had adult chil...
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3.5 month old waking everyday at 5.30h but exhausted.

July 30, 2014 -

G. S. asks from New York - Hi...this forum has been great for me, and hoping it helps more. I have a 3.5 month old who is doing great, but a bit of trouble sleeping well for naps and the main question is his morning wake time. He wakes predictably at 5.30h every day! Even if he needs to feed or ...
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Dad of Three Girls Defines "Girly": Girly 2.0.

July 31, 2014

1. Lambs and lions frolicking together.

2. Politicians reaching across the aisle.

3. And me, at the salad bar….More

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Changing views on prosperity

July 29, 2014 -

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens - Mamas & Papas- Hubs tells me that when he was younger, he used to think prosperity was about having a lot of costly assets. He now believes that prosperity is about having the means to have those items you choose. How do you define prosperity? Is it something you aim ...
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Juggling Infant Nap Schedule with Kindergartener

July 29, 2014 -

A. F. asks from Bellmore - I have a daughter starting Kindergarten in September and an infant of almost four months. My oldest attend a rec program where I drop her off at nine in the morning and pick up at two in the afternoon. For school, I plan on putting her on the bus (school begins around 9:1...
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In Defense of Posting Pretty Pictures

July 30, 2014

It is the nightly custom of every good mother after her children are asleep to rummage in their minds and put things straight for the next morning, repacking into their proper places the many articles that have wandered during the day…When you wake in the morning, the naughtiness and evil passions with which you went to bed have been folded up small and placed at the bottom of your mind; and on the top, beautifully aired, are spread out your prettier thoughts, ready for you to put on. -J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan…More

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How to Train Your Husband Like You Train Your Toddler

July 29, 2014

Shhhh… Don’t tell your husband, but the same tactics that you use with your kid will work with him! Here are some basic “do’s” and ” don’t ‘s” of husband-training:…More

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Easiest Ways to Go Green

July 27, 2014 - List

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How to Get The Picture-Perfect Family Holiday Photo

New York:
December 12, 2010

Sitting in Central Park this weekend, I watched as a professional photographer brought her clients to a picture-perfect hideaway for the classic holiday card photo shoot. The little munchkins and their parents, all dressed up in holiday-wear, were positioned in just the right way and instructed to say “cheese” for the camera. Let’s face it. This photo is important. It represents an entire year of existence and growth for the family, as it is mailed out to close friends and family….More

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Take a Bite Out of Big Apple Food Costs

New York:
November 18, 2010

Even though New Yorkers pay some of the highest prices for food in the country, we are blessed with a few special resources that can help us chomp away at that giant grocery bill….More

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