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It's that time...🦃 What's one thing you're super grateful for in your life or career at the moment? Drop it below! 👇

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Does anyone here use their FSA for dependent care ? How do you maximize benefits and minimize waste ?

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Dads any tips for which car rental company to use if traveling with 2 young kids. Not looking to lug 2 carseats but Hertz is trying to charge me $70 per seat. Tyia

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Wife is going in tonight to get induced. Kinda terrified.

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What advice would you give a young dad who is about to do a career change into consulting? ie career path, balancing life and family, etc

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Does our insurance plan cover out of network speech therapy sessions? If that’s not an option, is HSA a good option to pay for speech therapy? This is for my 3 yr old.

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How many nights a week do you eat dinner with your family?

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Guys, I am 10 years in one unit and feel it has changed too much. Talking to a partner from another unit within KPMG to explore. I am not sure I want to join them so don’t want to sell myself or overc… more

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🍂November Job Thread Do you know of an opening or opportunity? Share it in the comments below! Help another Fish. 🤝

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Any other adoptive parent 🐠 out there?

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Losing my mind. 3 week old won’t stop crying. Spouse and I are going insane. Our LO barely sleeps for more than an hour and when she’s awake she’s basically always crying. At my wits end.

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What do you all think?

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Hey Fish - figure this is as good a bowl as any to post this question. First flight with my son is coming up late December. He’ll be around 21 months or so at the time. We were hoping to have a few tr… more

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Having issues with my sister in-law. She was unemployed and spent 6 months with us during the pandemic. While she was with us she said some crazy stuff and also wouldn’t leave. I had to make up som… more

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NYC Dads, where is the best place in the city to trick and treat as a family? (Have a 10 month old that we want to take out, weather permitting). I know some apartment buildings host Halloween; any pu… more

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Looking to buy a telescope for my boy about to turn 11. Any suggestions

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I’m struggling with the disparity in my work and home life - specifically how I feel listened to and respected by my work colleagues and then come home where I frequently feel ignored and treated as s… more

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Hi dads, my wife is due with our first in a few weeks. I’m looking for suggestions for a push gift. Any help would be appreciated!

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Help! We think our 2.5 yo is dealing with asthma and doctors won’t seem to do much. He’s always sick/terrible cough and poor guy can’t get sleep and is out of school a lot. anyone experience this?

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⚖️What are the main ways you create and maintain work-life balance? What are some things you are seeking to do more of in this area? Share below and help another user!

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My toddler has a “find an animal” book. Today, I pointed at one of the animals and asked her what it was. “PLATAPUSSY” she said. I, dying of laughter, corrected her: “Platapus, honey”. She proceede… more

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Help!! 2.5 year old Son won’t go to bed without my wife in his room. He won’t stay in his bed in the middle of the night. Cries non stop. My whole family’s sleep has been disrupted. This JUST started.

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Black widow vs F9

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October Job Thread: 👨‍👦What are the best firms for dads and why? Help another user!

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What is your favorite candy? Wife just came home with bags from Costco :) we each got to pick 3. It was a struggle.

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Any divorced dads use a parental coordinator? Did you find it truly beneficial? Mediated to have one included to get my ex off her control trip for all children related decision making, and not feelin… more

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Is this you? Clients and managers expect you to be responsive and available because you’re “home” and spouses / children expect the same? You get the kids ready for the day while on calls, you do di… more

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Wife is in a bad head space. 3 months pregnant with our second. Any ideas for me to “force” her to get out of the house and get some alone time? She won’t proactively do it.

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Single dads - how do you juggle consulting hours + travel with looking after a toddler? Is that even possible?

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My wife refuses to baby proof our house, meaning our toddler requires constant vigilant attention (i.e. need to be within a foot of him at all times to prevent situations) Eventually it’ll be good to… more

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Anyone here taken a more comfortable track to spend more time with your family?

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I have a long flight coming up (with two layovers, and one of the flights is 8 hours long — red eye). My daughter is 2yo and I’m debating whether we should take the car seat with us or not. She’d be m… more

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Religious 🐠: As a dad of a preschooler, I've been trying to share the importance of practicing one's faith with joy and tolerance with my son. It's been hard to get him to sign on. Would … more

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Just found out this morning the wife is pregnant with our second. Can’t share with anyone yet but so excited!!!

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My wife turns 40 soon. Any decent gift ideas?

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Just made some peach ice cream from scratch after picking them this weekend with my wife and son. What's the last "home made" or DIY thing you did?

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🤝 Pay it Forward: Drop a piece of advice or wisdom that has helped you as a Dad in life or career. Help another user and pay it forward! 👇

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Doctor spouse wants to a start her own practice. I want to work hard and become MD in consulting. Have 1 kid currently. I feel helping wife start her practice will mean my career will have to take a b… more

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