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I'm in my first trimester and so nauseous and fatigued, I feel like it's visible all over my face when I'm at the office. How do I make it through the day?
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How do you push through when you’re tired and a good nights sleep is not going to fix it. How do you push through. I’m so exhausted and everywhere I turn there’s something waiting for me to do - work,… more

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How did you maximize your maternity leave? What are all benefits I can use ?

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Would you put maternity leave on your CV as a way to show that you weren’t slowed down on progress you were just on mat leave and missed some promotion slots while away.

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Hey to the U.K. ladies - how long did you take off for maternity leave? I work with a lot of Americans and I worry they will mock me taking 8 months off

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When did you transition from 3 hour feeds to 4 hours feeds for your baby? I read we can do it once she takes 24oz a day. Our baby has been going back and forth with her daily intake. She is still feed… more

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When did your baby start solids. ? FTM here and getting mixed opinions. How does one transition from milk to pure/solids and what can I expect in terms of baby’s behavior (gas, poop, cranky etc.)

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Does anyone work remote and feel they aren’t paid according to the market they live in?

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Has anyone else had sickness in their home since October 2022? We stayed in during the pandemic years and ever since we started going out and my son started preschool we cannot escape germs! We’ll get… more

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What cup did your baby first start drinking milk out of? My 10 month old drinks water out of the munchkin straw cup but the straw seems like it would be hard to clean if she used this cup for milk. Tr… more

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Just wanted to advertise that I have a cute children’s boutique!
Sizes for both girls and boys - newborn to 14/16. Trying to spread the word since I’m still new. Affordable prices and great quality! … more

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How many days post c-section until your swelling went away?

I’m 7 days in and my feet and legs are still so swollen 🫣

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Planning a birthday party for my 4 year old daughter and thinking of doing it at 10am before it gets hot where we are. I would normally do pizza but what’s something more breakfast/brunch appropriate… more

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I need a week just to catch up on some sleep; 😴
To be honest, 1 week won’t come close but I’ll take it.

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When it comes to our daughter, my husband is aware of wiping front to back after I told him. Yet, he keeps “forgetting” and wipes back to front. I tried reminding anytime I notice him doing it, but i… more

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Need some formula feeding help - I’m 6 months pp and I’m hoping to start formula for the baby for night time feeds. I cannot figure out how to transition a feed from breastfeeding to formula feeding a… more

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Any reason to not immediately file for divorce if my husband’s reaction to a group of friends going to wine country (cross country for me) for Labor Day drew phrases like “you’re crazy” and “letting” … more

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Any recommendations for a travel stroller that fits in the airplane overhead bin? Trying to find a decent one under $200.

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What’s the best age gap. What should I consider

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Trying to make a pretty guest bedroom as cheaply as possible. Thinking about getting a high quality but cheap metal frame (that will be hopefully covered by fluffy bedding) and then a nicer wall mount… more

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If you had a c-section, what pain meds were you given afterwards?

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You ever just feel like work takes complete control of your life? Like yeah I get it pays me but shouldn't my health and children's needs come first 😅 I'm so tired of making almost no mon… more

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What is the best purse/ shoe combination?

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I feel chronically frustrated with my doctor husband who gets held up with patients and then is always late to pick up our two kids from daycare or I have to do it. I work from home and bring it’s a s… more

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Random.. but what is your experience taking your kid to the dentist? Does the staff interact with them? Or just you?

My daughter is 2 so they basically just brush her teeth but neither of the “pediat… more

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Any other moms have flakey AF mom friends who always forget or cancel plans? So tired of it. I only schedule for the few times a week I can commit, and plan my day / week accordingly. I too have a tod… more

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Thoughts on employers offering cash incentive wellness programs that exclude ‘healthier’ employees? For example, two programs are being offered. One program you must be over 35 BMI and the other progr… more

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Do others talk about their kids while at work? For example, I have a 6 month old who is going through a major sleep regression after spending a week in the hospital about 2 weeks ago, and whenever a … more

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Pregnant and baby just turned one. Any words from the wise?

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Anyone hear that the magic merlin sleep suit is no longer safe? I can’t find anything that supports this other than not to use while cosleeping.

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Hello everyone!
I am looking to buy a used car for my baby’s nanny. She is struggling financially and needs help. Do you know where I can find a used car that is in good condition for $5000 or under? I… more

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Currently have a 6 month baby girl and I am working from home. I do have a nanny that takes care of her but it’s so nice to be able to BF her as I am EBF and to just see her throughout the day when I … more

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Anyone take a lower position to be more available to kids? If so how is that going? Do you have regrets? If not then how is it going? Do you have the title and salary you want and are you able to be t… more

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I hate being a working mom and I hate putting my toddler in daycare

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Does anyone here work at stripe? I have an interview for a marlet reearch role and trying to find out more about the culture.

Looking to find out if theres work life balance (or is it 12 hrs day)? How … more

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Hi moms (fathers too if there are any in this bowl)! I am doing some research and I was curious if you could share your biggest struggles as a working parent? First thing that comes to your mind?

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im looking for a work from home position please can someone help me

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I’m on a small team of 5. Two women, two men, and me. Besides one of the men, I’m the only one with children. The two women are older and were never able to have children. The last time I was pregnant… more

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