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Forum: The Childhood Years   Yesterday, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By MeepyCat
Have you looked into the resources available to...

Have you looked into the resources available to cancer patients? My cancer treatment came with a ton of social support, so don't hesitate to reach to that potential resource.

I agree with the...
Forum: Infertility   Yesterday, 03:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,845
Posted By MeepyCat
I know of one woman who tried home AI using...

I know of one woman who tried home AI using shipped, unfrozen semen. It didn't work.

Keep in mind that the operations model for overnight shipping involves sending all shipments to sorting...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-21-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,902
Posted By MeepyCat
You'll never be a lawyer because you didn't know...

You'll never be a lawyer because you didn't know what your state's indecency statutes are, and when a question came up concerning them, you couldn't be bothered to look them up yourself.

And...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-21-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,902
Posted By MeepyCat
Dude, forget law. You're going to suck at it. ...

Dude, forget law. You're going to suck at it. You're not even interested in the subject.

The Americans With Disabilities Act requires employers to make reasonable accommodation for employees'...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-21-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,902
Posted By MeepyCat
You're pre-law. Seriously, go read some...

You're pre-law. Seriously, go read some statutes. If you don't know what Title IX is, you're already behind.

ADA stands for "Americans with Disabilities Act", and you should be embarrassed not...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-21-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,902
Posted By MeepyCat
There is a policy that would prevent "future...

There is a policy that would prevent "future disasters" like babies in class: backup childcare. Your university could invest in its employees and students by offering a high quality home- or...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-21-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,902
Posted By MeepyCat
If you commonly receive positive feedback on your...

If you commonly receive positive feedback on your spelling, grammar and style, and commonly write the way you do here, your instructors have misled you. A lawyer's value is his (or her) clarity of...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-21-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,902
Posted By MeepyCat
Okay, let's take you seriously for a minute. You...

Okay, let's take you seriously for a minute. You found the sight of a college instructor breastfeeding during lecture distracting and detrimental to your education. Smart, pre-law kind of guy that...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-21-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,902
Posted By MeepyCat
If it's appropriate for the baby to be in the...

If it's appropriate for the baby to be in the classroom, it's appropriate for the baby to be fed in the classroom. The university probably has a policy on children in class. It probably covers...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-17-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By MeepyCat
The OP should see a lawyer, privately, so that...

The OP should see a lawyer, privately, so that she can privately ask a bunch of questions that could be held against her in a custody proceeding.

On seeking this advice without telling her...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-16-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By MeepyCat
You are absolutely not subjecting your child to...

You are absolutely not subjecting your child to toxic or harmful stress, but he probably notices Mom's absence more at home, because he's still following routines that he's used to her being there...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   07-13-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By MeepyCat
Horses are lovely, and you can get them fairly...

Horses are lovely, and you can get them fairly cheap from people who can't afford them anymore. They cost a ton, and don't really bring in income. They also have limits as transportation. They dont...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-12-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By MeepyCat
Have you talked to working OTAs and Ots about...

Have you talked to working OTAs and Ots about their career paths? What degrees did they come in with? If there are only two programs in the state that offer that narrowly specific degree, then...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-12-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By MeepyCat
Don't take this job. That's the only way to get...

Don't take this job. That's the only way to get across to these people, for real and all, that you will not meet their expectations, which are unreasonable. There's a full day of cleaning in there...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-11-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By MeepyCat
1. I agree that this is not a discipline issue. ...

1. I agree that this is not a discipline issue.

2. My kids easily cried more than 4 times a day, but half their waking time? That's a lot. Can you ask her pediatrician to evaluate her for...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-11-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By MeepyCat
My husband is a software engineer. The industry...

My husband is a software engineer. The industry has a reputation for being one where competent people can find cushy jobs and get rich, but it's my experience that this reputation is largely...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-10-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By MeepyCat
How solid are your dates? How are you feeling? ...

How solid are your dates? How are you feeling? How do the baby and the placenta look on NSTs?

One of the possibilities is that your dates are off. If you're using the standard LMP dating...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-10-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 672
Posted By MeepyCat
I generally have not had these problems, but it's...

I generally have not had these problems, but it's not my impression that they're not normal - I think I'm sometimes a touch oblivious, and that I was very sheltered during my childhood. ...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   07-08-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By MeepyCat
I had a miscarriage and hadn't really recovered...

I had a miscarriage and hadn't really recovered when I started feeling pregnant again. Turned out I was, indeed, pregnant. I won't lie, it was rough. It's hard on your body and hard emotionally. ...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-03-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By MeepyCat
Angie's breasts, Angie's risk, Angie's choice. ...

Angie's breasts, Angie's risk, Angie's choice. (As a breast cancer survivor, I really appreciate Jolie's candor about her decisions. I've had one therapeutic and one prophylactic mastectomy myself....
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   07-03-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By MeepyCat
If actual things are currently happening, it is...

If actual things are currently happening, it is too late to prevent those things. Prevention, by definition, involves things that have not happened yet, and therefore are not absolutely certain to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-03-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By MeepyCat
If you want kids to behave all day the way they...

If you want kids to behave all day the way they would in daycare, it's my experience that you have to basically run your house like a daycare program. Lesson plan every minute. Put a schedule on...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-02-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By MeepyCat
With 2 and 4 yo kids, I don't think you'll get...

With 2 and 4 yo kids, I don't think you'll get very far past letting it all hang out. Maybe you get please and thank you half the time.

Until the entire household is potty trained, there's gonna...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-01-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By MeepyCat
I'd want to go back to the doctor about the...

I'd want to go back to the doctor about the continued cracking. I'm maybe extra twitchy on breast weirdness. The ongoing soreness and the open skin worry me. Someone has to look at that. I don't...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-01-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By MeepyCat
I'd take three hours of babysitter, spend $10 on...

I'd take three hours of babysitter, spend $10 on cheap wine to bring to Knit Night at the local yarn store, and save up the spare ten until I had enough for good sock yarn.

That's seriously what I...
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