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  • Posted 03/20/2012 03:06:56 EDT

    "Why can't a prospective employer ask the question? You have the right to answer and agree or to say no and leave. Your freedom is still intact. I don't see it as unacceptable. just deny the request a more »

  • Posted 02/15/2012 02:44:09 EST

    In Response to Re: Toddlers and Tantrums: [QUOTE]They are not enjoying it either. Posted by medfordcc[/QUOTE] Repeated because it is one of the best sentences on this page. Not only are they not enjoy more »

  • Posted 02/15/2012 11:09:26 EST

    I can feel your pain and pretty much echo most of what everyone else has already posted. I generally do two things when our little guy goes over the edge (usually because he is tired). The first is to more »

  • Forum Post: Sleep tips?

    Posted 02/15/2012 10:58:52 EST

    Regarding the chickens: As I think someone else mentioned above, chickens are banned in Boston. I'm not sure if you live in Boston or not, but if you do you are completely out of luck. This issuye cam more »

  • Forum Post: Baby Names

    Posted 02/14/2012 03:04:46 EST

    In Response to Re: Baby Names: [QUOTE]However, I am one of the few people in the world (my mother being the only other I've ever met) who doesn't like nicknames.  Posted by CT-DC[/QUOTE] Add me to you more »

  • Forum Post: Sleep tips?

    Posted 02/14/2012 01:36:18 EST

    In Response to Re: Sleep tips?: [QUOTE]She learned within a couple of nights it is not worth her while to whine unless she has a real problem.   If my dog can learn that whining doesn't work for atten more »

  • Forum Post: Sleep tips?

    Posted 02/14/2012 01:09:22 EST

    And quit the pity parade already. You have somehow written sixteen and a half thousand posts in six and a half years on BDC - I am sure you realize by now that this is a public forum and not everyone more »

  • Forum Post: Sleep tips?

    Posted 02/14/2012 01:05:32 EST

    For what it is worth, we largely used CIO to sleep train our son. It was generally effective with him. But we have other friends who tried CIO and it didn't work so well for them. That is why there ar more »

  • Forum Post: Sleep tips?

    Posted 02/14/2012 11:58:53 EST

    Next time my 2 year old wakes up and screams for attention, I'm going to put him on a leash, walk him around the backyard once (without his diaper so he is free to pee on a bush), and then I'm going t more »

  • Posted 02/07/2012 10:19:05 EST

    Bobby Jindal is lining up for an autograph more »

  • Posted 12/15/2011 04:18:10 EST

    In Response to Re: How do you multitask?: [QUOTE]I see that point and agree if the disparity in definitions of "done right" is clear to both parties.  It's possible, though, that the disparity is a my more »

  • Posted 12/15/2011 01:01:17 EST

    In Response to Re: How do you multitask?: [QUOTE]If one person thinks the other person's clean is actually dirty they either HAVE to do it themselves OR live with it being dirty.  It's not as simple a more »

  • Posted 11/28/2011 03:45:18 EST

    In Response to Re: November -- Infants and Toddlers: [QUOTE]I may need to replace mine simply because we had projectile milk this morning.  Oh what a lovely smell. Posted by IPWBride[/QUOTE] Can't you more »

  • Forum Post: 11-11-11

    Posted 11/11/2011 04:31:06 EST

    Facebook can be useful. My family and friends in NZ wish me happy birthday via Facebook and that of course pops up the day before (Boston time). I use that as evidence that it is in fact my birthday. more »

  • Forum Post: 11-11-11

    Posted 11/11/2011 04:05:05 EST

    My birthday can be a conundrum. The date is nothing special except to me of course, and my family and friends. But I was born in New Zealand which is 18 hours ahead of EST. So technically, my "birthda more »

  • Forum Post: 11-11-11

    Posted 11/11/2011 03:47:48 EST

    In Response to Re: 11-11-11: [QUOTE]My niece's bday is 03/03/03. My other niece's bday is 03/04/05. My other niece's bday is 04/05/06. They were all scheduled inductions - my SIL is really into number more »

  • Posted 09/19/2011 10:18:15 EDT

    I don't get the fear of seeing part of a bo0b when a woman breastfeeds. You see more boobage at the beach on any given summer day than you do from a woman breastfeeding. more »

  • Posted 09/19/2011 04:44:03 EDT

    In Response to Re: Breastfeeding Discrimination:
    [QUOTE]BRAVO Kiwiguy.  LOVE your posts.
    Posted by am1028[/QUOTE]

    I'm available for parties. Book early though. more »

  • Posted 09/19/2011 04:35:19 EDT

    In Response to Re: Breastfeeding Discrimination: [QUOTE]A restaurant is not a public place.  It is a privately owned space and can be run by the management as they choose (generally).  Posted by beent more »

  • Posted 09/19/2011 04:30:36 EDT

    In Response to Re: Breastfeeding Discrimination: [QUOTE]Bravo to Armheins! When you become a parent there are certain sacrifices you need to accept. One is that there are some environments that is not more »

  • Forum Post: Way OT - DH advice

    Posted 07/26/2011 02:40:30 EDT

    In Response to Re: Way OT - DH advice: [QUOTE]Why is there such disdain for the 50s wife?  A SAHM is a 50s wife, and it's not a put down, it's a blessing for their whole family.  Her  50s husband mann more »

  • Forum Post: Way OT - DH advice

    Posted 07/26/2011 02:05:53 EDT

    It sounds to me like you have a bigger issue than just horizontal dancing. I'll be blunt here, so please try not to be too offended. Your DH needs to man up a bit and you are not going to help him do more »

  • Posted 05/24/2011 11:24:19 EDT

    The facts in this letter just don't sound right. I am a furriner and I married a local girl here in Boston. The key difference for me is that I was already on a work visa, but after we were married th more »

  • Posted 05/19/2011 11:50:06 EDT

    I think there were a lot of good points here. Just one last thing to remember - you are looking at probably 3 to 4 years to finish your degree. So while you are thinking of your little one now as a 10 more »

  • Forum Post: Circumcision?

    Posted 05/19/2011 11:34:28 EDT

    In Response to Re: Circumcision?: [QUOTE]Did you all see this? Circumcision Ban to Appear on San Francisco Ballot Posted by poppy609[/QUOTE] I'm firmly against circumcision in most instances, but at t more »

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