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What do you other consulting moms do to find more balance in your days between work / mom life? I’m having a phase where I’m ruminating over quitting my job because I just feel this strong urge to spe… more

What do you do when you heard your kids coming home and telling you they got bullied at summer camp??? My daughter was upset all week and crying everyday she comes home. It’s our first year doing camp… more

About to become an empty nester .... excited and sad all at once. I know our goal is to raise a functioning adult. So many options ahead of us. What was your biggest change - good and bad

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Looking for ideas for a 2.5 year old boy to play independently. What holds your toddler's attention for 20-30 minutes?

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Feeling all the blues and just can't get the work done! Just finished cleaning the home and making some sort of dinner for the toddler but it's just so hard to put one foot in front of other!

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Did your employer ramp down your workload during your last weeks of pregnancy?

I’m 34 weeks and manager initially told me the last 2 weeks before my EDD I’d be ramping down

This week I’ve been assigned to a new client and ad… more

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Not a mom but how does dinner work with different family members? I have a strict macro setup and eat the same thing every day, year round. My boyfriend is more flexible but eats 200g protein daily, m… more

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US HCOL - How much do you spend on a preschooler’s classmates’ birthday gifts? Ive been covering what I can foresee as a per person cost, which comes out to be at least $70 each time (trampoline plac… more

Just did my first peloton class post-pardum 🕺

I’m 13 weeks pp and haven’t lost a single pound since the initial post birth “water weight” drop (even tho I’m walking 10k /day and eating much healthier … more

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Consulting moms, I applaude you! This week was my first week back, and my first as a consulting mom. I travelled to client on day 1. And I’ll be full time travel. It seems really hard. As a SM1 it’s h… more

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Lay it on me. I was passed for promotion this round. I was told I was next on the list and have a good chance next cycle in July. However, I’m pregnant and will be going on leave in Jan for 12 months.… more

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Have you tried mindfulness games with your little one? We already have problems with media consumption, even though they are low stimulation shows - she just has a really hard time to stop watching a … more

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My husband had to work the week of July 4th and I did not so I took our baby to my parents house near the beach. My in laws asked for pictures so I sent one of her sitting on a blanket with some toys and one whe… more

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I returned from maternity leave with no childcare, it’s been incredibly difficult, but baby is 8 months now and I’m starting to see light at the end of the tunnel as 1 yr approaches. Once they turn 1 … more

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Can you share how you felt coming back from maternity leave, and what motivated you to keep working?

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Well, I got passed over for SM despite a phenomenal year(or atleast that’s what I was told until today by several partners), but I needed to share a win so I don’t derail too much-our little 3yo transitioned to a… more

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I’m starting to think my ambition is a toxic behavior. No one says they wish they achieved more when they’re dying, right? No one’s kids say I wish my mom was promoted more, right? I know these things… more

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I’m looking for advice on my nanny. The kids love her and we’ve been happy with her for a year. However, yesterday she took my child to her home without telling me, I only discovered this because she… more

Hi mamas! Looking for suggestions on how to celebrate baby’s 1st birthday? We are based in london in case that helps. Thanks!

We are moving, and our wonderful nanny has asked to take our young children on a special day trip on a Saturday (outside of her normal hours) to have a fun adventure with the kids. We are perfectly f… more

I want to get my husband something as we are getting ready to welcome our first baby. Any thoughts on what would be a good gift for first time dad? I am not looking to break the bank so budget is ~200… more

Trying to plan for the future. Does anyone know how maternity leave is factored into performance achievement at Accenture?

Is it common for Pediatricians to charge fills to fill out medical forms for Pre-School? I might need to change because I think it’s absurd but want to see if it’s a normal practice

Which cake filling would you recommend with a confetti flavored cake among the following for my daughter’s first birthday party: chocolate ganache, white or dark chocolate, candy, oreo, chocolate but… more

Our 2.5yo sleeps with his father every night - dad is basically his comfort object since we forcibly night weaned him at 1yo. We have tried moving him to a toddler bed which failed hugely. Attempted sleep training at 6… more

How did you effectively cope with all the emotions when going back to work after your baby? FTM going back to work and already feeling a bit sad that I won’t be with my child during the day and would … more

Best place in Italy to travel with a 20mo for 2 weeks? I backpacked for months 5 years ago but didn’t see it through the lens of ‘pushing a bugaboo butterfly stroller’. I heard Florence is horrid for … more

I’m tired. I’m struggling to find satisfaction in anything. My kid is hard to deal with, my job is demanding and particularly stressful, my husband (primary care giver) is as his wits end and breaking… more

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My first day back from maternity leave is next Monday and I’m flying straight out to client site (😭) and I’m desperately trying to figure out what to wear. My body has completely changed shape (I loo… more

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On mat leave, what are you eating for breakfast / lunch? With an 8 week old Velcro baby I’m struggling with what I can make and eat that is healthy. Up until now I’ve been living off of protein bars a… more

Breastfeeding moms, were you ever advised to make sure you eat breakfast? Prior to pregnancy I never ate breakfast but during pregnancy I had to eat some thing in the morning almost every day because … more

Milkstork (free with work) or travel back with milk myself on plane? I’ve always carried it but considering using the service this time. Is it worth it? Confused about the packing system and having to… more

What consulting firm has the best work life balance for new moms? I have a one year old and plan to start trying for baby number two in the near future. Thanks!

Hey Moms - where do you generally donate your kids clothes?

My kid is now almost 2 years and I want to give away all his clothes when he was a new born.
Goodwill is not option because some of the clothes wer… more

My neighborhood lots of moms looking to split a part time nanny to keep previous full time nanny due to kid going to free 3k or they lose their nanny to a full time family. I would consider a morning … more

Hi moms! Are there any stages of early pregnancy when a 13hr long haul flight would be unadvised? I’m planning to relocate to a different country in a few months’ time but thinking whether to delay fa… more

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Travelling from NY to Hawaii in a couple of weeks with my 1 year old baby, husband and his entire family and need some major pointers for the trip. I'm so overwhelmed about this. Ugh.

Anyone have trouble losing weight after baby 2? After my first kiddo, I lost all but 15 lbs within 4 months. It’s been almost 5 months after kid 2, and the scale won’t budge. I work out constantly an… more

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