Desi Parents - How do you guys make new born babies sleep without a cradle? I'm tired of rocking my baby in hand. Any suggestions to avoid sleepless nights? Any suggestions on Indian style cradles?
Maybe staying at home this long has made me more critical, but I’m struggling to maintain any suspension of disbelief with ads and tv shows. Case in point: the MB ad where the kid snuggles the dirty, grime & bug ridden toy off the front of a truck - seriously!? And don’t get me started on ‘Your Honor’ - WTF, do they not have fingerprinting in the NOPD???!! Case closed.
Parents: How much do you contribute annually to a 529 account? What is your target balance when your child graduates high school?
Props to American citizens making it clear that intentional child abuse is not an appropriate deterrent for illegal immigration. Huah! Go America 🇺🇸. Make Trump 🏳️ again!
How do you overcome the anxiety when a parent messages you angrily? I sent out letters to parents of kids who had a D or an F and offered some suggestions and this parent took it as me telling her what to do and insulting her.
South Florida (Broward or Miami Dade) what's your favorite tax firm with normal work conditions for a single mother with 2 kids that needs WLB. 9-5 is ideal but I can work things out. Or other accounting suggestions for someone with a masters in Tax and 3 CPA exams out of the way.
My neighbor has parked two kid motorcycles in his spot (pic for reference). When he parks his two massive SUVs in the (2-car) spot, it’s very difficult to park my reasonably-sized car. Should I call him directly? The condo manager? I’m afraid they’ll key my car.
Most awkward Uber stories? My uber driver showed me a picture of her baby. Um, it was a doll.
One friend announces an engagement, another announces a baby, and I'm sitting here on a Friday night baking cookies and coloring. Making thirty look shitty.
Folks with larger dogs: Do you feel safer or have example of how your pup has helped you feel more secure? I intend to adopt a dog & security is a concern of mine as crime continues to rise where I live and I am a single female. Thanks for your feedback, all!
Any ideas for healthy family meals that a (relatively) picky child will eat and that are also easy/quick to prepare? I need inspiration; I want to quit my bad habit of swinging through a drive-thru on my way from from work.
What are some good memoirs by men who were never loved by their father? I gotta get into the mind of our client.
I’m 38 weeks pregnant. (2 weeks to go!) Does feeling like I have a watermelon in my vag a sign that my water might break soon? Or is it super normal. :) 🍉 It’s been starting to hurt when I get out of bed and need to walk with legs spread more than before.
Moms, taking our 4 month old to the beach for the first time. Any must haves to make it comfortable for the baby and us? A chair? Umbrella? Thank you
👩👧 Anyone lost their mother when they were young? I’m in my mid 30s, and the older I get, the harder it feels (counter intuitively) ➡️
Time to join IKEA and make some babies. https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/ikea-announces-4-months-paid-parental-leave-for-all-u-s-employees/
Just need to gripe. My partner of 10 years and I don’t plan on having kids. Why shouldn’t I get a paid sabbatical in lieu of parental leave? (Could apply to straight peeps too)
Stressing that I can’t have a kid until SO pays off college debt. However, nothing major in my career is happening for next 12 mo, aka perfect time to have child #1. Fears about his debt unfounded?
Just found out that I am pregnant. I am 35 and very afraid of traveling and the three hour time difference / not being able to sleep for 23 hours on thursdays potentially putting my pregnancy at risk
Tech - what was the % raise for each rating?
Can someone who has been through Slalom interview phase please guide me on what to expect during an Interview with the Managing Director(MD) ? How should I prepare for this? I hear MD one is formality but I am not taking any chances. I am going for a Senior Principal - D & A in UK. I already did 2 interviews, 1 upcoming with Practice Area Lead tomorrow and MD on Friday. All tips and guidance highly appreciated. Thanks
Leaving the firm and the country. What do I do with my 401k? Any suggestions would be much appreciated. Don’t plan on returning to the US anytime soon and I’m in my late 20s.
I need to reschedule an interview by a week due to some urgent personal reasons. First round. Will it hurt my chances?
Salary negotiation tips / tactics?
Had a 3rd round interview with PwC (Partner) and they said they would either want to have another interview with a team member or will “move forward with next steps”. This was last week and recruiter hasn’t gotten back to me yet. Manager position. What does this mean? Bad news? Trying to not be disappointed yet 😭
A friend opened up to me about her extra marital interest/dilemma surrounding that interest. She realizes her pattern due to some underlying issue she needs to resolve and is seeing a therapist, yet whenever we talk she goes into details related to this guy and about her dilemma. I have listened to her for 3 months and weighed in where I could, and I care about HER and her mental health. But if ask about her mental health she goes into stories about this dude. How do I establish my boundary? 🙏🏼
How is the Canadian consulting market like, do Toronto consultants stay on local clients for the most part? So no airline miles and hotel points? Asking since Toronto has disproportionate population and economy share in Canada. I am from the US firm.
Does Accenture do H1B visa transfers? Want to jump on the referral bandwagon if so. Accenture
If you plan to leave your firm and your manager asks you why you're leaving, what do you say? I have a legitimate non-bridge-burning reason unrelated to comp or simply "big tech is better" reason. I have asked for more client facing exposure and haven't gotten it cause weird reasons, which was the factor that caused me to look for exits in the first place. But I'm not sure if I should bring this up. Should I just be vague and say "looking for a new chapter"?
What kind of salary does a first year senior in internal audit at PwC make? Dallas specifically? Or other similar locations?
My moms been a teacher for 20 years, about to retire, and she’s been fantastic at it not to mention she’s been at the same class the whole time. I’ve got 3 years and I’m already double her salary. tf
If I leave PA for an IA role in industry, could I come back in 5 years at manager level?
Any yoga studios (manhattan, preferably around midtown) with in-person classes without masks? + points if they have beginner-friendly classes!
Hello Guys.. I had a query w.r.t HCL. I was interviewed for Product Owner but offer was given for Technical Specialist profile. Nothing technical was asked in interview also. Interview was related to ITIL and ITSM tools. Is this just a position name thing ? Any idea about this ?
Anyone heard of Alliant credit union? Any experience of how their mortgage services are ?
Currently preparing for a shift to a startup, where I’ll initially be making less money than I do now in Big 4, but I believe in the mission, the founder, and the vision. Any advice for preparing for the leap?
Time for a change, so what happens next? 4 years consulting. (commercial & federal), clearance, current salary low $60k. Not sure if it’s time to change firms or get out of consulting altogether?
New to Fishbowl?
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.