Looking for ideas for small gifts for my boyfriends mom for Mother's Day. My family never does gifts, just dinners usually but his family does small gifts for EVERY occasion. I want to give her something thoughtful but also make sure my mom feels special too
Baby furniture. What is everyone doing? FTM and trying to figure out if it’s worth investing in very expensive nursery furniture. We were looking at the Natart furniture collection and the Silva collections. These both come in at about $2000-$2400. The furniture is high quality and grows with the child. Alternatively I could go the lower end route at get everything for like $800. Is that wise? I hear horror stories about low quality and paint chipping from the baby teething on the crib.
Do you accept parent requests on social media (Facebook, Instagram, etc...) what have your experiences been like and does your district have rules about it?
Has anyone here used the "Read Scripture" app? It goes through the entire Bible and includes accompanying summary videos from "The Bible Project" (whose videos can also be found on YouTube). I love how it groups portions of Scripture and the videos are helpful for making meaningful connections with the text. I love these for myself, but they're super kid-friendly, too. Excellent support for your daily study. Enjoy!
Dads with older children: while raising your children, did your children prefer their moms over you? I know some will prefer dads over moms, but I assume majority of children out there will prefer their moms over dads… I have one child and it kinda hurts to see my child always preferring the mom over me. I know I shouldn’t feel this way, but I just do. How did you cope with such issue raising your children?
Curious if there are any single parents that have more than 1 kid? Tempted to try for number 2 but being a single mom of more than 1 kid is scaring the $hit out of me.
Started as a baby legal assistant about ten years ago at a transactional firm - now the majority (seven years) of my experience is in litigation. I am wanting to move more toward transactional or in-house now. Am I basically starting completely over? I am well respected and sought-out in litigation, but I'm unsure of how to market myself in the direction I want to go with as much confidence. Has anyone successfully made this move?
Going back to work in a month after a pretty lengthy maternity leave. Discussed with my boss returning at 80% with Fridays off... she was totally fine with that, but is it even realistic in Big 4?
Moms, I am 23 weeks pregnant. Is it ok for me to have canned tuna? I have been craving it but worried tuna has mercury and cans have BPA. Thank you!
Hi, contemplating a bcg expert track PL role after 5 years of ops consulting. Any perspectives on the career trajectory on the expert track vs generalist track? Are the expert track folks really given a 'step child' treatment? Any thoughts on potential exit opportunities?
Anyone have tips on culturally relevant (read Black) parent podcasts or parent preparation programs? I’m looking for something similar to New Mom Boss but for us
I’m a traveling most of the time for work.When I’m home like once every other week I feel totally disconnected with my kid and feel he too feels the same.Any-strategies to reverse this alienation 😳😳
I am currently covering for someone on paternity leave. This means I've doubled the Sales Managers I'm supporting as well as the clients I'm supporting. I don't mind doing the work but I'd like to ask to be compensated for the increased workload. Has anyone done this? If so, how did you go about it? I'm relatively new to Tech so I'm not sure how to start the conversation.
Our 5 month old started daycare about 5 weeks ago. We’ve already had to keep her home for 2.5 of those 5 weeks due to catching various illnesses (croup, rsv, brinchiolitis, etc). Both my wife and I have been sick most of that time as well (gotten it from the baby). Wife is thinking we get a full time nanny for the next 4 months to help the baby build antibodies. Cost aside, is this feasible / worthwhile to go thru the effort / finding the right fit, only for 4 months?
I had my first baby and now work 75%. I'm trying to decide whether to go back full time. I'm happier now, but my husband's in school for 3 more years, and my paycheck doesn't cover our bills. Wwyd?
Biglaw single parents? I’m a recently single parent. My ex is (almost) completely out of the picture now. Any other biglaw single parents with tips or tricks to making this work on my own?
Who uses Class Dojo or Remind? I would like to set up my computer classes on one of these for parent communication. Which one would be the best?
Do you all use some kind of soothing baby music to put your little one to bed? What is it that you use and recommend? Also, do u let the music be on the entire night?
I have got an offer based in Boblingen, Germany with 60k euro as fixed. Will it be enough for a couple with a 3 year old kid ? My major expense would be accommodation, groceries, kid’s school and transportation. Please do let me know your valuable inputs. TIA
Just starting to talk to recruiters and I have no idea how to approach the situation. What should I be asking, and how in depth should I describe my consulting experience/projects?
Citi folks - new at citi and just found out that they do not provide laptops 🤯. Now I’m concerned with how the technology is otherwise? How is WLB? Do they reimburse if you purchase a laptop to use? Any insights will be greatly appreciated. TIA
Can anyone refer or let me know the about the openings/opportunities at JP morgan for legal or compliance team. I am looking for a new role and would appreciate your consideration.
So apparently accenture is making people who are on the bench enroll into a mandatory customer service role even if you’re 100% utilized. Friend took 3 weeks of PTO and has been on the bench for a few days and he is being forced. Worst part? It’s Tues-Saturday.
How did you meet your spouse if you are happily married or engaged. I am trying to look for a better way than a rooftop bar.
Accenture is giving 18K for buying WFH things. They mention we can biy earbuds. Can we buy Samsung Galexy Buds Pro? It cost around 11K. They also mentioned smart things are not allowed. Any clarity on this one?Accenture India
Who is the head of creative recruiting at @Grey? How are they finding people? I keep getting people from staffing agencies trying to get me to come there for creative roles. Do they not have a talent team? Assuming a LOT of people have left but still….
Tech Lead @Infy or SSE @ TSYS?
Weekend solo trip destinations? Based in NYC.
Hello, I have received LOI from Deloitte on 20th. It's been 10 days I have accepted it and no further communication on further process? When can I expect offer letter? Please let me know anyone facing same situation. Is there a chance of rejection at this point? I have an other offer to join on August 24th from cognizant. Pleasee someone advice if I can wait for Deloitte offer or join cognizant of not received offer letter
I want to get a more defined idea about business development manager salaries. Who wants to share his/her knowledge about this? Many thanks.
Hello! I have an interviews with Carr Allison and Hall Booth Smith next week. Anyone have any insight on the firms? Pros? Cons?
This debate gave me a headache
Got a paper cut from a Redweld file folder between my index and middle finger at 9:30. Today is going to be... something.
Any tips, best practices, suggestions, or recommendations for someone who's taking & defending their first expert depositions soon? Generally speaking, the experts' fields are in standard of care & science (if it helps/matters). Feeling like I don't know what I'm doing and don't know where to turn (not a lot of resources at my boutique firm).
Any recommendations on six sigma lean green belt program? I am looking towards attaining certifications that will make me more marketable for admin roles
I’m a MBB EM/PL, 5YOE, no MBA. Is it possible to exit to a $350k+ TC role in industry? Feel like lack of MBA is inhibiting for high TC given my age.
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