22 and I finally feel somewhat ready to come out to my parents. Probably going to do it in a few weeks or a month, wish me luck !
Does life after kid, be the same for married ppl.
Especially when both partners are working.
How do u handle family n work life ?
Pls pour in thoughts n tips
I am on the fence as to whether to fire my nanny. I met her through a fb moms group rec in my nassau county town. She's 44, from grenada and lively & energetic with my now 1 yo (which I wanted). she's been with us for 4 mos. we've been staying w/ my wonderful parents since covid & my mom does all the cooking and cleaning for the baby (and my toddler) as I work at a v10, my husband works nonstop, and we are exhausted. we are moving to a new house beginning of the yr. she's great w/the baby BUT--
I am a single mom of 3 and the guilt I feel every time I travel for work is overwhelming. Leaving tonight for training until Friday and going thru my usual pre trip ‘are my priorities messed up and am I a bad parent’ routine…
For context, kids are elementary school age, dad is no longer present and they are with a live in caregiver while I am away. Would love to hear some thoughts or similar experiences
We have our first son and he’s 2 months now. At one night, when the kid is fuzzy and I was so sleepy, and my wife is trying to get him calm down, i asked “Do you need any help?” Cont..
Holy ish!... I haven’t told anyone. Just now to all of you 😂. Just found out I’m pregnant and am slightly freaking out. Like, I’m about to have a baby??!!! Whaaaaa????? Shit just got real
Recently had a virtual baby shower and sent attendees a dessert box as a thank you gift. But one of my friends came late and left early and didn’t get me anything-do I need to send her one too?
For those of your who are currently pregnant and got the vaccine, how did you feel after? Did you have any side effects? Were you nervous or anxious to get it and if so, how did you conquer your fears? I am nervous to get the vaccine while pregnant due to no long term data but now with all the mask mandates lifting I’m even more nervous to not get it with the increased risk of getting covid. Any words of encouragement would be much appreciated! Currently 17 weeks along
What are maternity leave policies like at your agencies? Leadership is reviewing our policy and hoping for some insights to encourage an improved policy.
I’m joining Accenture Federal soon and had some questions about parental leave. First, is there a minimum timeframe you have to work for Accenture before they let you take maternity/parental leave. Secondly, in the recruiting brochure maternity leave is separate from parental leave. Can you take both of you are the primary caretake for a total of 4 months?
Family planning: When did you / SO start trying to get pregnant?
Curious about age/your career level at the time / whether you’re M/F. If you adopted/ used a surrogate, also curious!
14 weeks pregnant here with a 4 year old. I’m so exhausted all the time. I do workout (typically on lunch breaks) and eat fairly healthy. Any tips or tricks on how to keep energy levels up?
Are you or have you been the sole HR person at the company? What are the pros & cons? I haven’t been, but a recruiter reached out with an opportunity to be one. They currently use the parent company’s HR but are buying themselves out to be a stand alone firm. TIA!
We were not trying to conceive. And I was drinking alcohol like twice a week.
Now I missed my period and pregnant. I am panicking a lot, not sure if I want a baby right now. Definitely i cant deal with pregnancy constantly knowing how much u drinking could have affected the fetus and if i could ever endure the consequences it would bring upon the baby
Help me understand if my baby will be fine or not.
Hey guys… I’m a case worker in child safety and I’m someone who loves being outdoors/dies at a desk all day. I’m hoping to organise that at least once a week I can go to a cafe and catch up on all my case notes that need to go into the system.
So far the only reason I’ve been told no is that “if you do then everyone will want to and then no one will be in the office” … how can I convince them that I work better out of the office and get this freedom & mental break for myself?
Good morning and welcome to my home office! I've got my coffee and am looking forward to responding to your questions with Zoe and Ron. I was raised by a single parent in upstate NY (far from NYC!). I've had to ask a lot of questions in my career and look forward to hearing yours!
Where can I find fancy/special occasion outfits for baby girl’s first birthday? Tried Janie and Jack, Etsy, and the department stores. Anywhere else?
Thoughts on having a baby 👶🏾 with a surrogate in West Africa or the Caribbean ? Also looking towards Mexico.
Anyone notice change in students' behaviors/lack of administrative support? A child was standing on a table beating her chest and yelling & all the principal suggested was classroom management PD 🤦😳
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A quick help will be very much appreciated.
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I have all my savings in a Bank of America savings account ( I don’t trade etc). I’ve used Bank of America for 10 years but I feel there is no value/ perks of staying with them. Should I .. ctd
I made a career pivot and now in search of a job as a product designer. I’ve been getting phone screenings but many tell me I don’t have enough years of experience.
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