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Forum: Vaccinations   06-25-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,580
Posted By YesandNo
Fyrestorm thanks for the thorough response. ...

Fyrestorm thanks for the thorough response.

It sounds to me like the important steps to take are reminding everyone around infants to wash hands frequently, which we should be doing anyway but...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-25-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,580
Posted By YesandNo
Quote: They just as likely got it from vaxed...

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They just as likely got it from vaxed adults/children, since it doesn't prevemt transmission, a vaccinated person would have less severe symptoms and think they just have a cough and...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-25-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,580
Posted By YesandNo
Quote: Originally Posted by Turquesa...

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Originally Posted by Turquesa http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15555587)
This would make sense, particularly if these...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-01-2010, 02:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By YesandNo
My 27 month old is always always labelling...

My 27 month old is always always labelling things and it's important for her to know who owns what. In the morning "Mommy's coffee, my juice. Mommy's banana, my banana". My husband thinks this is a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-22-2009, 11:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 559
Posted By YesandNo
I got DD a tiger outfit as a consignment shop...

I got DD a tiger outfit as a consignment shop for $11.
I don't think I'd spend $200. No way.
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-18-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By YesandNo
That's really tough. Because no one knows the...

That's really tough. Because no one knows the answer. There is no answer. I wish I had better advice for you - good luck.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-06-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 714
Posted By YesandNo
I'm a vegetarian and I can't tell you how many...

I'm a vegetarian and I can't tell you how many well-intentioned people have made a special meatless dish just for me...... cooked with chicken stock. They do mean well, I really believe it, but...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-03-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,227
Posted By YesandNo
Quote: And how much extra do they charge for...

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And how much extra do they charge for this service? Or is it built into the price of the suit which is why many people cannot afford them.
Mid-level and better men's suits sometimes have it...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-02-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,200
Posted By YesandNo
Quote: OMG! Can you say... lawsuit?! The man...

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OMG! Can you say... lawsuit?!
The man who repeatedly slapped someone else's 2-year-old in the face was charged with a felony.

I don't really think it's topical, though, being annoyed by...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-02-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,227
Posted By YesandNo
He has a couple for job interviews and formal...

He has a couple for job interviews and formal business presentations, as well as a few "sports jackets" (what a weird term that is).

I love the way men's suits are sold. It's assumed that they...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-02-2009, 02:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,200
Posted By YesandNo
I am a little weary of the "it's cultural"...

I am a little weary of the "it's cultural" explanation for any kind of difference of opinion or style. Of course somewhere in the world, in *some* families, just about any behavior is considered...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-01-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 399
Posted By YesandNo
Quote: I get that.. to an extent.. DH works in...

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I get that.. to an extent.. DH works in IT for the federal goverment and HATES people who make webpages that only work on IE. His opinion is they should be fired.

But back to your...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-31-2009, 12:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 399
Posted By YesandNo
It is probably a budget-saving measure. I work...

It is probably a budget-saving measure. I work in IT. It takes a LOT of developers many hours to certify a web site on all browers & all versions and to maintain the site for each patch or update....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-30-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 701
Posted By YesandNo
It's not about the door locking. It's about...

It's not about the door locking. It's about respect. He called your opinion "stupid" and when you said you didn't want to have to deal with keys he said you were "lazy". This is utterly rude. Not...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-29-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 477
Posted By YesandNo
Aw, I'm sorry your feelings got hurt. It sounds...

Aw, I'm sorry your feelings got hurt. It sounds like you have a really good relationship with them and that they did want to spend time with you this trip.

But I really doubt this get-together...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-29-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 754
Posted By YesandNo
If you're not a sinner, feel free to cast...

If you're not a sinner, feel free to cast stones.

Otherwise, it is proper to be civil to other adults.

(ETA I'm actually not religious, at all, but you know what I mean).
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-28-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,362
Posted By YesandNo
Quote: I am with you 100% and I totally don't...

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I am with you 100% and I totally don't get it either. I would like to add that it seems ok for a dog owner to let their dog piss on your property with owner (me) standing in plain view. Why...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-27-2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,362
Posted By YesandNo
Quote: It doesn't bother me (or my kids)...

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It doesn't bother me (or my kids) personally either, but it doesn't take much common sense to figure out that there's a good chance that it could easily bother someone else, so out of...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-27-2009, 12:20 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,362
Posted By YesandNo
Lots & lots of anger on this thread, wow. ...

Lots & lots of anger on this thread, wow.

Cats don't pee or poop on stoops unless they are sick. Cats, unlike dogs, are somewhat discreet and like to bury their waste. I'm amazed people are...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-25-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 813
Posted By YesandNo
And THIS is why I don't buy things at Goodwill...

And THIS is why I don't buy things at Goodwill anymore.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-24-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 752
Posted By YesandNo
I'm surprised by some of the responses,...

I'm surprised by some of the responses, particularly the idea that a will should be "fair" meaning equal portions to all. I know parents of elementary school children must behave that way to prevent...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-24-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 752
Posted By YesandNo
I have a mentally ill adult brother who is a...

I have a mentally ill adult brother who is a worry to my parents every day. I am married, have a job, a family, a house. I HOPE my parents will everything to the sibling who has shown himself to be...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-24-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 152
Posted By YesandNo
DON'T DO IT!! I understand how frustrating...

DON'T DO IT!!

I understand how frustrating it is to not hear anything back, but this won't help. Trust me.

It is *not* standard to receive any kind of "no thank you" or rejection. If you hear...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-23-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 447
Posted By YesandNo
Quote: I believe it is tacky to *request*...

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I believe it is tacky to *request* gifts of any kind in any culture. Gifts are just that -- gifts, given freely.
Yes, it is rude to request cash or to request other gifts.

Quote:...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-22-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 447
Posted By YesandNo
I know it is the custom to give cash in some...

I know it is the custom to give cash in some non-US cultures (or ethnic enclaves within the US). But in the US what is considered 'extremely tacky' is to request cash (hence some of the responses to...
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