Thinking about getting animal crossing for my kids - what’s the minimum age y’all would recommend? I get that anyone can fish or catch bugs, but will a child get frustrated when they’re not getting blue roses because they don’t know punnet squares?
Hi fish! My married, lesbian couple friends are having their first baby (so exciting) and need a recommendation for a stellar second-parent adoption lawyer. Anyone in the same boat or familiar with referrals in NYC? Thanks!!
Do you invest in tax free 529 plan for kids - yes/no? What’s your monthly amount and which state’s plan did you choose? I am assuming a target of 50% should be good in principal with rest coming from the interest/gains?
I've been seeing a lot of lost dog posts and it breaks my heart. They really are members of the family. I hurt for all those who lost their innocent loved one in some way. My little one ran away a few weeks ago and I was lucky enough to find her. Give your fur baby some love <3 A little tip: just so it doesn't happen again I've placed a apple tag on her collar to keep track of her
Just did a free test personal training session army gym with a nice young college kid who glazed over at the mention of postpartum. Things were reasonable until he was holding my feet for sit-ups and each sit up made me pee a little. I though about making a joke and decided it would probably break this kid, so I just ignored the wet shorts and rolled with it. 😂
Intermittent fasting “experts” — how do you deal with a few nights in a row where it doesn’t seem “worth it” for social reasons to give up dinner (like your kid’s family birthday dinner, then a girls night out)? I’ll do IF for a week or 2 and my body adjusts and I’m not hungry and I start losing weight and feeling good. Then a couple nights off the wagon and it’s hard to feel like I’m starting over and feeling hungry again. Just power through it and start the IF habit again asap?
I have to give my laptop to IT to send to Apple to get fixed and I feel like I'm handing over my child
F 33. Partner wants to push conversations about a baby for at least another year. No idea about my ovarian reserve. Have PCOS. Have any of you tried the “modern fertility” test? https://modernfertility.com/shop/hormone-test/?utm_source=IGShopping&utm_medium=Social
Looking to adopt a small dog! Any recommended shelters/recuses on the west coast? Don’t mind a short drive from LA
What did you all do with your newborns all day during leave? (Besides feed, change diapers, take walks, snuggle). Also, any tips or tricks for getting your newborn to sleep during day without being held? My little one is a good night sleeper but freaks out if we try to put him down during day to nap - he only wants to be held. A baby carrier works but can’t take my own nap or do some things in it
I always wanted to have two kids and now when when I am pregnant with my second (unplanned) I am in dilemma if I can do it. I am 38 and feel it’s too late to have another baby. Cont..
Are you vaccinated? Will your students have the opportunity to be vaccinated before school starts?
Please, mother of god, anyone know someone who’s making the godawful Chevy ads? I think I’m going to throw myself in front of a Malibu if I see that bearded idiot and “not actors” fake surprise again.
going to cite pregnancy as a reason for my resignation but i’m less than 4 months pregnant. Should I reveal anyway ?
Wife and I are both vaxed and boosted. We also just learned she is 6 weeks pregnant. We haven’t told family yet. Now I have Covid and am pretty sure she does too. Both symptomatic. I tested positive, she was negative. I’m losing my shit. Just had to vent that.
Why do people think it's okay to ask/assume that because I don't want a drink I must be pregnant? Maybe I just don't want a drink. Maybe I've been trying for months. Either way, not your business.
My 5 year plan includes having a baby, and i am wondering how that plays out with the consulting life and being on the road. What is everyone’s experience with this? Any advice? Can i ask for WFH?
I am starting to reach a boiling point with my mother and father in law. Obv working in consulting I have limited amount of free time and my husband in tech doesn't have much more time either. Its far enough that it requires a 2-3 night stay minimum. They expect to stay at ours every time they come (fine we dont have kids yet and we have a 4 bedroom house) the issue is how often they want to come. They want to come every other month for a long weekend. Advice?
What on EARTH, Texans?? This is INSANE. First Texas passes an anti-abortion bill literally paying people to report on anyone they think has anything to do with an abortion, and now people are required to report anyone who sees a kid who is living as a transgender person *in case* they’ve been taking hormones? This is so unbelievably foul. Those poor, poor kids.
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Is it unreasonable to ask someone from PT timezone to follow ET hours for 1 month during critical phase of the project? To be specific.. starting 9AM ET. Work day typically gets over at 6p ET or sooner sometimes, and this person makes it such a big deal and makes it sound like they are doing team a favor.
How much money is “enough” for you guys? I’ll go first - $2M/year from passive investments so that I can work on whatever I want or not work if I don’t want to.
Tell me if I’m missing something here. In consulting, you sign up to work yourself to the bone for 15ish years at well below market pay for the chance of making partner where you will still be somewhat below market for another 10 years working yourself to the bone for the chance at maybe being a senior partner for 10 years making decent money while still working insane hours all while paying for your boss’s salary and pension and their retired boss’s pension. What about this is appealing again?
When I landed at the Newark airport and proceeded to Boston in 2005 I had just landed in this country with $ 325 in my pocket and was on a student visa. I racked up $ 100,000 in student loans over the next few years. Paid it all off by 2010 and today our net worth is $ 2.2 million projected to close at $ 6 million by the time I retire. Work hard. Stay humble. You can do anything in this country with capitalism and free enterprise.
Where were the anti war people when US invaded Iraq (No Weapons were found) and Afghanistan (eventually left Afghanistan in a limbo) Azerbaijan and Armenia fought. Pakistan attacked India etc etc ..list of wars go on. US list of war mistakes are #1. Note: I am not supporting this war PS: I am anti war and I don't support Russia. I am against Putin and want Peace Does a white country attack get more visibility? Or this was a boredom of Covid lockdowns ? What is the role of UN etc?
What do you do if you are legitimately sick on a Sunday night (I.e. 100+ fever and getting worse, flu-like symptoms) and need to fly out in less than 12 hours to the client site?
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Why don't more partners (esp. tier 2/MBB) just retire at ~40-45? What keeps a person going at that point? I get working a job that's meaningful and and for a cause close to heart, but why work an objectively demanding job when you have multiple millions saved and a fairly high level of prestige in your field?
Isn't it hypocritical that there's so much talk of social justice and equity this year, but when it comes to the covid vaccines, we jump straight to the front of the line compared to other countries. 🙄
On a transcon flight; had my seat fully reclined so that I could actually extend my arms long enough to type on computer. Man behind me asked my to raise my seat so that he could work on his CONT
Do you drink alcohol every day?
My client was pretty racist this morning on a call and I’m just not sure how to deal. My brother and mom were talking loudly in the background as I joined a zoom call (couldn’t yet mute it) and my brother responds to my mom with an idiom from our native language (I’m indigenous). My client then asks what language and once I respond he starts asking if I’m related to people who skinned heads and dancing and asking if he was doing the rain dance correctly. I responded that I don’t know a rain cont
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