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re: Need some more baby sleep help - Queen
Routine. Routine. Routine. And routine again. Not just all day, but a bedtime routine. Like bath, bottle, book, bed. Also try no stimulation for a little while before going down (like no music or tv or playtime that could get him riled up). Mine is 16 months and still winds up in our bed when we tra...
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re: Gift for loss of Father - Queen
Donate to a charity in memory of his dad. If his dad died of cancer, for example, consider American Cancer Society. Or if his dad just loved St. Jude, do that. Something that would have mattered to him....
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re: One Night in Memphis (recommendations) - Queen
Unless you like dry rub barbecue, I don't actually think Rendezvous is all that good. Central BBQ is my favorite. Downtown has a bigger dining room than the Midtown location if you're there on a weekend that may be busy. You can't go wrong with BBQ nachos on their house-made chips (be sure to specif...
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re: The cost of daycare is ridiculous these days - Queen
[quote]If you can't afford the costs of children then don't have them in the first place. Don't make the taxpayer foot the bill for your incompetence. [/quote] There's a dependent care FSA to allow parents to set aside money pre-tax to pay for childcare at licensed facilities. Sounds great? It i...
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Tennessee calls for convention of states to adopt balanced budget amendment - Queen
[link=(https://www.memphisdailynews.com/news/2017/jan/11/tennessee-acts-on-balanced-budget-convention-to-curb-crippling-national-debt/)]LINK[/link] [quote]Saying they can avoid a “runaway” convention for “crazy or radical ideas,” Republican state legislators are filing legislation calling for a c...
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re: Rewatching Breaking Bad with the wife: her first watch - Queen
I hated Skyler during most of the early seasons. If she would have gotten a job maybe Walt wouldn't have been so desperate! ...
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re: In response to Amazon's efforts to collect LA sales tax on 1/1/2017 - Queen
[quote]My sales tax is probably higher than most. Franklin, TN is a beast with its sales tax.[/quote] As I recall, state sales tax is like 7%, but the law says municipalities can't tack on more than 2.75% additional, making the max 9.75%. The property taxes can be raised to balance the revenue, b...
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re: How do you deal with a biting baby at daycare? - Queen
Some daycares have policies to deal with repeat offenders. Friends kids went to one where if after normal behavioral processes were followed at daycare the child was still overly aggressive with biting or whatever, the kid was kicked out. Parents were responsible....
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re: SEC Football Coaches - Halloween Costumes (2016) - Queen
Bert as Ken Bone [img]http://imageshack.com/a/img924/9666/PxTSF2.jpg[/img]...
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re: Identity theft victims anyone? - Queen
[quote]I got a call from Chase bank last Thursday. Apparently, someone was trying to open an Amazon credit card in my name. [/quote] Got the same call, but Chase approved the card and called me about fraudulent charges. Got another about an Amazon store card in the mail. Several people I work wi...
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re: Low sugar/carb dieters, what do you eat and drink? - Queen
[quote]I've heard some people say that sodas are a bit of an addiction and once you've stopped drinking them for a while you grow to prefer water and find that soda is too sweet. Has this been anyone else's experience? I hope that happens to me [/quote] My parents never kept cokes in the house w...
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re: Memphis on a Sunday... - Queen
Check to see what of these things are open, but you have lots of options. Unless you are an Elvis fan I'd skip Graceland. Memphis Zoo is good, you can easily spend all day there. Great for kids. If you like art you can do the Dixon or the Brooks. BBQ of course. I like Central for BBQ nach...
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re: Mosquitoes in house - Queen
Peppermint oil. They hate the smell. I have a 9-month-old and I'll drop it under her bed every so often, also on the windowsill or wherever they might come in. She used to wake up with bites but as long as I drop it about every time I change her sheets we're good. ...
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re: Sales calls and the do not call list - Queen
[link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BVbyCZXc5s)]LINK[/link] Play this into the phone when they call. Only thing that has ever worked for me. ...
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re: The Great Flood of 2016: Fill Out Disaster Forms NOW. Link Inside! - Queen
[quote]Whats the current best route from Houston/Lake Charles? Google maps has been showing since about Monday to exit near Iowa and take 90 and get back on 10 in Lafayette. Is this still true? I havent really heard anything about west of Lafayette so seeing 10 being closed there is just odd.[/quo...
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re: LA people affected by the flood - how can we help? - Queen
I have a baby and haven't had to evacuate yet, but if I do there are a lot of things babies need that people don't normally about unless they have one! Clothes and toiletries are important, but I'd also suggest diapers in various sizes, formula, baby clothes, even pack and plays if you have some you...
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re: The IOC says no .gifs or Vines from this year's Olympics. - Queen
[quote]They will announce no tweeting soon to [/quote] They already did, sort of. Individuals can, but non-media and non-games sponsor business accounts aren't even allowed to retweet the Olympics or anything with the official hashtags. ...
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re: Ski/Snowboarding during Mardi Gras - Queen
Did this every year with my family until my dad finally got into the krewe he wanted :lol:. Love steamboat. Vail is nice bc you can fly straight there. Breckenridge is also nice but a hike from the airport in Denver. Hated Angel Fire (NM), too flat and they were making snow in February when we w...
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re: Stay at home mom, now working full time "I am much happier now" - Queen
I'm a working mom. And I have no desire to be a full-time SAHM. My husband keeps saying things like "don't you want to stay home and not work?" And the answer is no. Now, I would absolutely LOVE to work part-time. Because it's tough to do all the laundry, I don't get to cook nearly as often as I...
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re: Dog apparently has a torn/ruptured ACL - anybody go through this? - Queen
My dog has a torn ACL. Apparently he must have had a microtear we didn't know about when we adopted him and it recently tore worse, which is when he started lifting it and we got him an X-ray. The vet said it is chronically torn and surgery won't help. However, if we had known sooner the surgery wou...
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