Newer moms- what’s a good baby gift that feels more luxurious and less “practical.” I know most moms say they need help like services (eg food delivery) and diapers. But I’ve done that and I want to gift my friend something kind of special specifically for the baby. She’s a 2 mo old girl, mom is a self proclaimed “brand whore” and maybe would appreciate something personalized or cherish-able?
I found out today that my mid-70s mother converted the $40K or so she got when she and my dad divorced in the 90s to a net worth of almost $1M today. She got a little bit of money when my grandparents died, but she essentially did it on her own with some savvy investments and living very frugally (she was a SAHM and never had a paying job). My dad was TERRIBLE with money, so I’m especially proud of her for figuring out how to come out ahead. I told her she needs to write a book. Go Mom!
Just witnessed a mess on flight with flight attendants escalating a 2.5 year old not wearing a mask. We need to drop mask mandates for kids. It’s completely impractical and causing chaos for travelers and flight attendants. Europe is age 5 and that seems way more reasonable.
Does anyone feel disrespected because you look younger? Particularly at hotels and airports. Feel like I get treated like a kid by workers and always told I don’t belong in priority lines or seats
My house got egged and tped over the weekend. I took it upon myself to reach out to the parents and let them know I've already called the cops but wanted to reach out to you first before the cop shows up on your door. 1 set of parents immediately shifted blame to me and bashed me as a teacher and told me they think I have it out for their son and didn't address the situation at hand. How can I move forward with this situation?
Obesity is a chronic disease not a choice and it should be treated as such. By both “body positivity” challengers who too often say obesity comes from laziness and lack of strong will and by obese people who also too often shield themselves stating “this is how I am, it is impossible to change it” when in fact they do not want to accept that fat is literally killing them. Thoughts?
After many years of infertility and multiple rounds of IVF, I just welcomed my son. He is the best thing that ever happened to me. I am a geriatric mom who switched careers in order to have a better WLB in order to focus on having a child. Now that he is here, I am torn between having another or career advancement. I have always been restless, and had I had him earlier, early 40’s here, I would not even give this a second thought. I am torn on what to do. Advice please!
Anyone switch jobs to get a better maternity leave policy? My current job only offers 6 weeks of paid maternity leave and I want the luxury of being able to stay home for 6 months to a year. Not sure if I'm missing something but curious why females stay at jobs with bad maternity leave policies if they're planning on getting pregnant.
Looking for some honest advice here. 26M Newly engaged, getting married at the end of the year. I have more savings/investments then my fiancé. Prenup was brought up and has really caused major anxiety for her and seems extremely unhappy. It protects both of us but clearly she thinks it just protects me and I’m out to get her. Can I have some advice here?
Just got a positive pregnancy test within hours of my mum passing away early this morning. I have never felt this depth of pain, I didn't even get to share the news with her. I'm trying to be strong for my baby but this is one of the toughest days of my life!
Just found out I’m pregnant with our second — happened way faster than the first time around so still in shock, but getting excited. Starting to worry about all the “2 under 2” things But of all the things that freak me out the most about this pregnancy is that It means I’m stuck in this job 😭 I am so unmotivated and was just getting energy to maybe start looking, but no way I could give up 6 months of leave.
Does your school have a hat/hood rule?? I just don’t really see the point. I do not care at all if a student wants to wear a hat or feels inclined to put their hood up. What are everyone else’s thoughts? Should I care about this? I feel like I have bigger fish to fry this year!
Help! I found out that a guy I've met online and have been chatting with for a while now is married with a kid!! What can I do now? Block him? Confront him?! I feel so terrible.
Freelance moms, how did you manage your maternity leave? How long did you take? Was is purely self-funded? Can you take advantage of NY’s paid family leave? How? Im pregnant and freaked.
Hi Fishes, I am working in Infosys with 9 years of experience and got offer letter from TCS and Capgemini. Please suggest which one to join as I am working mother and I have to take care of family as well. TCS -17.5 LPA(C3A Band) CAPGEMINI- 19.5 LPA(C2 Band) Many Thanks.
Going to meet a new dog today, very much hoping to adopt!!! He's a nine year old Pomeranian and he came from a puppy mill that was trying to put him down because he couldn't breed anymore 😭😭
What are your thoughts on splitting everything 50/50? I've only dated men who take pride in being protector and providers but now running into men who want everything split 50/50. It is a turn off for me. Am I being unreasonable or have I just been spoiled previously and having a tough time adjusting to reality?
I’m compiling a list of mini red flags in relationships: 1) Men who “just don’t like Hillary Clinton”, 2) Elon Musk fan-boys, 3) Men who have an opinion on your choice of birth control. What are yours?
Ever since I joined this app I feel so trash about the (lack of) money I have saved lol. I’m 24 and only have 3k in the bank with a salary of 70k. I live at home but 50% of my salary goes to my mom to cover household expenses. The remainder goes to my student loans and my other bills. I’m only able to really save $500 a month ($150 into my 401k and the rest in IRA). Does anyone have any suggestions on what I can do better?? Idk how ppl have like 50k saved at my age fml
My company is forcing me to disclose my gender pronouns in my email signature. I’m a straight male? I 100% support the LGBTQ community but I feel like this mandate is encroaching. I don’t feel empowered per the company’s announcement - I feel like I’m being indoctrinated.
Hi guys, Can I get 11 likes for DM option please.
Hi, I'm Chris, a transgender woman; in honor of Transgender Day of Visibility, I would like to answer your questions about being a better ally to your work colleagues, friends and family. Looking forward to chatting with you. Don't be shy, ask away.
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Hi Sharks, I have two offers with same CTC - 23LPA. Can you suggest me which one to choose. 1. Amazon - 17.5L Base + 3.5L Sign Up Bonus + RSUs 2. Amex - 20L as Base + 3L as Bonus
Firm: We'll make sure you get your Saturdays off. Client: LOL. Managing directors: ROFL.
Is anyone giving students materials aside from technology for virtual learning? (books, art supplies, paper, etc.)
Okay i’m just shocked at this point. Took a GMAT exam and scored 400. There is a ton of material out there, but looking for strategies to succeed of people who have scored this low if anyone ever has.
Anyone here who works for The Clearing House (TCH). Friend who is a lifer at bank is speaking to a recruiter. Any +/- to keep in mind and salary bands for Prod Owner role with 14 yrs. exp?
Gs question: anyone familiar with the MBD private credit group? Trying to see what base and total comp will be for an associate. Online descriptions says they tend to participate investing in private equity backed and non sponsored companies.
Your firms most underutilized/unknown benefit?
Do I need to know how to code well to succeed in cyber security? I plan on getting the Security+ and several cloud certifications but I really do not like to code. Is this the right career path for me?
Joined EY India a few months ago in tech consulting and have been working 12 hrs a day + 4-5 hrs on weekends and official holidays too. My project has literally 2 people (1 technical ie Me) and I'm myself new to the technology. I'm expected to make magic happen out of thin air and I don't know how I'm gonna survive here. Any advice?
Hello All, I'm joining JPMC next month. Just wanted to know what all perks the company provides to the new joiners? E.g. Welcome gifts / Wlb allowances anything like this? Thank you.
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Has anyone heard of class action (or other) lawsuits against private schools (high school/middle school/elementary) for breach of contract for failure to refund pro-rata portion of tuition paid once the stay at home orders were issued? Seems that not full value of contracted benefits received as parents of students should be entitled to pro-rata refund. Thoughts?
The world is in pretty bad shape at the moment, but my 3 y/o daughter thinks this stay-home-no-rules-anarchy is a blast. Backyard lion king movie night FTW
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