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Hi there! Does anyone know if I would have any legal repercussion if I take my children to another country without my husband’s knowledge and support. My family is in another country and He’s very aga… more

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I failed at potty training my toddler. My son just turned 2 and showed all the signs of readiness since 18 months) telling us when he's peed or pooped, hiding to poop, etc) and speaks full sentenc… more

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Need a second opinion on if I have the right to be upset (and I mean that in a petty way) and/or if the landlord is fulfilling their legal obligation. We live in Wisconsin so we keep paying rent if th… more

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I am really struggling with a toddler who I potty trained at 22 months is now 24 months and is in her crib. She used to sleep in 15 mins after going in her crib and now after potty training she takes … more

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Anyone interested in $100 to StitchFix? I just got a code to share that’s good for 48 hours and I would hate for it to go to waste. Will post the link in the comments. They are great for work attire (… more

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First time pregnant and I’m overwhelmed with the amount of information out there. Any helpful blogs, apps, books or websites you found especially helpful above everything else?

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Any creative reduced schedules besides Monday - Thursday? Anyone only work the school calendar and take summer break to be home with kids?

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I’ve been miserable at my position for a while. I’ve thought about moving out of PA to either private or another industry but it seems it’s never the right time nor can I settle on what should be my n… more

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I am about 7-8 weeks pregnant and in busy season. I am about to lose my mind with the nausea I’m experiencing. The worst part is that if I eat something once, I can’t eat it again because the smell al… more

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I’m expecting my first child this year. Can people shed some light on sleep training and share any tips or advice? Also is getting a sleep coach necessary? Why isn’t this info just publicly available?

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Hi mamas. How long after d&c due to miscarriage did you start trying again?

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Any pregnant women take the covid vaccine? There aren’t many data points on this but was wondering if any of the other ladies know more

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Hello! I am currently 25 weeks pregnant with my first and I still haven’t used my $500 well being subsidy the firm offers. Can I use the subsidy to buy any baby related items? Any suggestions? Thank y… more

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Favorite pregnancy pillow? And what you like about it?

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Trying so hard to breathe, but the panic is real! 39 weeks and thoughts of labor/delivery, recovery and health of baby refuse to leave my mind! Trying to keep myself engage with work, but panic is set… more

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First time hiring a nanny! For those with experience - when does your nanny typically take a break? Is it during nap time? Lunch time?

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Moms who have had their 2nd/3rd kid after 35- need your advice and exp - how did you manage & any tips to make it easier? My 1st baby popped out a few months shy of my 35th birthday. preg was real… more

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If you came across a post someone shared regarding safe sleep practices and the risks associated, would you consider it mom-shaming?

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Any 🤰 moms going for babymoons? What could be the safest thing to do with the virus around (other than sitting at home)?

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Currently pregnant with my second child and thinking about my future at the firm. Im a manager in assurance but want to transfer to an internal role. I love working with everyone at EY but do not like… more

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Anyone found their bedroom life to be in a rut after having kids and then managed to successfully work through the issues and resolve them? Did you consult a sex therapist? Hoping that the anonymity o… more

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I am looking for your recommendation here - was planning to start interviewing this year but just found out I am expecting. I already have some interviews lined-up and am in dilemma. Cont..

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I’m a 42 year old mother of 3 looking to tone up. In my 20s I loved the buns, legs, and abs of steel videos. Can anybody recommend a toning workout routine for legs and abs?

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Potty Training Question: My oldest is 2.5 and we started poop training her at 1.5 and are about 1 month into pee training. She’s doing fantastic but refuses to tell us that she needs to potty so we ta… more

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Crowdsourcing for pregnancy/postpartum gift ideas: Did any moms invest in massage equipment that was particularly useful/effective during pregnancy or postpartum? My friend is pregnant and I want to g… more

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Anyone here @ Bain? Hearing good things for women / moms and wondering if it’s true.

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First week back post maternity leave and with full time day care. Does it get easier? I feel like I’m missing out on all of my baby’s life 🥺

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Happy New Year, ladies! Newbie to maternity leave - at what time (how many months) do you or did you start your maternity leave? Looking to plan out the timeline. Any additional guidance is also welco… more

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1st pregnancy and total newbie at this - pampers or huggies? Is there a clear difference / winner? I heard Pampers swaddlers are nice bc they create a blue line when they get wet, but curious to hear … more

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Most safe and natural (and no weight gain) contraception recommendations? I’ve IUD so I’m debating between Paragard and Mirena. Never done this before! Thank you!

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I have been trying to get pregnant and went to a fertility specialist who told me I have Hypothalamic amenorrhea. I was prescribed oral meds and hormonal injections. Anyone have any insight / experien… more

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I am looking for a payroll service to pay our new nanny. Any recommendations?

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Anyone have a computer chair they love?

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Looking for a nanny to come take care of my 4 year old while I work from home in Brooklyn, NY. Anyone interested or can provide recommendations?

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Currently pregnant and up for promotion to Executive Director. My manager is supportive and eager to help. He has been vocal and helping me build relationships w his boss and peers. At how many weeks… more

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I told my boss I was expecting and I’ve not heard back any response. Really surprised at the coldness.

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Hi! I go back to work in February after having my 3rd child. I tend to work long hours and my husband was handling dinner/bath for my 2 older kids before the baby came. Now he feels a little overwhelm… more

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Anyone use the Limerick Joy breast pump? FTM and looking for recommendations on which parts I'll need and how many of each item I should order. They'll supply unlimited accessories so trying t… more

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Has anyone taken Unpaid LOA, Flex60 or Flex80 options simply due to burnout? I am considering these and also because I am a parent to two under 5 during pandemic which has been exhausting. Curious abo… more

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