I’m flying from NYC to LA with my 20 month old next month. Obviously we haven’t flown with him since he was a tiny baby and I’m a little freaked out about the whole thing. Any tips on making the traveling more bearable? Is there anything I can do to make the time change less disruptive?
Went in for a scan yesterday because I was having spotting and cramping at 12 weeks. The OB saw fluid behind the baby’s neck and is referring us to see a high risk doctor immediately. NIPT was negative. I’m panicking. Have any of you been through this?
This baby is competing with my Bose NC headphones. The baby is winning. (No fault or judgement to the mother.... I feel bad for her, she's a trooper).
What is your firm's parental leave policy?
Last night I was looking through pictures on my phone. I was such a happy kid and young adult and even after joining the firm I’m at I was happy for 2ish years…..the past 4 have been awful and depressing though. Man I wish I could go back to that time and do things over.
Mother opened a Roth IRA at 61. What would be best for her to invest into at this age ? She’s not putting a lot in but has very little retirement in general. Would be something to occasionally dip into after 67.
What are our thoughts about physically fighting a belligerent woman as a man? Genuinely curious, I'm a Male and had a woman get physically aggressive with me yesterday and I could tell she was about to throw hands. Luckily the situation was de-escalated. But it got me thinking I have no idea what I would've done if she out her hands on me... My personal opinion used to be never put my hands on a woman unless my child or family is in danger or if she had a weapon But now Idk anymore
Visiting SO’s brother in nyc for the week. Mentioned wanting to invite my friend (female) to join us for Friday plans. Brother in laws wife is out of town that Friday but became somewhat uncomfortable when she realized my friend (who is considered hot) and goes oh it’s a hot girl? Brother in law was then like oh I don’t need to go then. I have my wife and my soon to be baby. Found it all very weird as I don’t mind SO going to see hot friends of the opposite sex but then again we are (cont’t)
My mom decided that tonight she’d confess: 25 yrs ago she told me my 1st choice college did not give us any financial aid and I couldn’t go there (so I went where we had it). She admitted I almost got a free ride but she didn’t want me to go there so she lied. I feel betrayed. Loved my school and have no regrets. Just feel manipulated.
When was the moment that it really dawned on you that you are a full fledged attorney? Mine was when I was a first year and did a pro bono DV case and won custody, alimony, and child support for mom.
Is sleep and breastfeeding mutually exclusive? Are there any moms who successfully breast feed for more than 6 months while baby slept through the night from the beginning? Both are impotent to me but if only one can be achieved I want to reset my expectations.
Long story short - my nanny has many conservative values - mom shaming breastfeeding in public, gender specific roles, considering boys better than girls etc. it never bothered me before and I have learned to co exist with her however now my toddler is speaking and understanding more I am worried about him being influenced by her. Further she also has comments against my SO being too involved parent & calling out son as cutie, hugging toddler etc as he is a boy. Contd..
I lost my father a few months ago and I’m not coping well. Has anyone used an employee assistance program for this? Should I just seek a counselor privately?
My bipolar father has ruined our whole family's lives. He won't take his medicine, keeps having episodes, and only cares about himself. I only feel hatred when I am around him or see his face. He has made us miserable. I don't know how to deal anymore. He doesn't even know me anymore, he doesn't know any of us, but will put up an act in front of the world. I don't know what having a dad looks like. Apologies for the vent.
Thoughts on lateraling as a 6th/7th year at a v10 to a knowledge management role for steadier hours and $300k base? for context, I have a toddler and a baby and am the breadwinner. worried about loss of potentially higher salary bumps but I am drowning at work and miss my kids.
Female 🐠 that have divorced. Were you able to recover, especially financially? Looking back would you stick it out? I would primarily be supporting our child since I earn more. Just overwhelmed with the prospect of starting over/carrying everything on my own but the lure of peace/relief/happiness is intense.
Question - had a new born in the US, though I intend to move back soon and raise the kid in India. Pros and cons of taking Indian vs US passport ? ( I understand he will be a US citizen as per USA)
We had new neighbors move in across the street a few months ago. A couple with a child of about 7 years old who clearly has a cognitive disability of some sort (I suspect autism). I’m becoming concerned about him. He seems to spend a good amount of time alone outdoors. He often flags down passers by to chat. I thought perhaps his parents kept an eye on him through the window, but today he was hanging on a neighbor’s front stoop for a good half hour. I went over to talk to him and see if (con’t)
I have a defamation case where D said P was mentally ill to the police caused a whole bunch of litigation. Anyway year later we sued, with judgement finding that P’s statement was unsupported. D files a MTD effectively saying P is crazy and to throw out suit….. like wut
What are people’s thoughts on the future of WFH within consulting in London? Hybrid Model / Full WFH / Back in the office or client site full time?
Interviewing for a consultant position in the DC area what salary range should I be asking for ?
Accepted in the Evening/Weekend program at Haas - only school I applied to. Not sure if it’s worth it. Cost of $150k, but I’m already a B4 manager (M1) making $150.
Are any of the healthcare agencies more creative than the others? Or all about the same?
I graduated in May 2020 and found myself excepting a Junior Art Director position in Healthcare. I never saw myself in health but with many agencies having hiring freezes I decided to get some experience and save up some money in the meantime￼. Fast forward one year; I’ve added a new campaign to my website and I’m starting to apply to consumer agencies again￼￼￼￼. ￼ Any tips to help me make the transition?￼￼ Any place to avoid? Who have you noticed is hiring again? Thanks in advance :)
Hi I was planning on applying to Blackrock for their Corporate strategy and development summer internship program. Could someone help me understand the job responsibilities better?
Does staying at a job too long make you less marketable? A CFO who worked at a company for over a decade and was fired because of cut backs was hired for temp work. An accounting manager of 6 years was hired for tech support. How does this happen?
What constitutes a “notice period” when terminated? Wondering if eligible for severance. Not fired for any of the “causes”. Working in at-will state.
Anyone from Oliver Wyman willing to chat? Interested in an associate role for tech strategy (financial services). I think I’d be a great candidate Finance UG 2 years strategy consulting @ Deloitte 1 YOE in corporate finance before Deloitte writing business cases & process improvement initiatives Happy to share more details!
I have been a job hopper in last 3 years since I have graduated from college. I’ve just hit my 1 year and have had a very positive experience. However, I have just received an offer at a FAANG company that would be more than twice my salary. Is it worth switching again? Do you think it would be worth it? Pro’s and Con’s?
Does the amount of "Breakthrough Cases" rising among those fully vaccinated make anyone... wonder? Now there's a "Delta+" variant? Now they are saying "No vaccine is 100% effective so this is to be expected"? As if we're just suppose to shrug our shoulders after they have been pressuring everyone to get the vaccine? I'm fully vaxed but I can't help but wonder... this is what the Anti-Vaxers have been warning and saying the whole time and it's making me second guess which side I'm on...
Would you leave a good project with guaranteed growth, good manager/leadership, good wlb for a role with a substantially (+40% of current) higher salary, uncertain wlb (60-80hr/week)
Hi, all. I have two offers one from Maersk and IBM for Data Scientist position, which one is good to join?
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Have an interview with Accenture strategy as manager. Just wondering what typical base salary and bonus is for second year manager.
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