Hi Folks, We have created this Bowl specific for married people and Parents who want to discuss about married life and Parenting discussions , If you find someone is bachelor and doing nonsense in DM.. Please post here about him/her... About me I am 12+ years of Happily married in AM setup and proud father of two....
Hardest part of being pregnant (third trimester) is finding enough time in the day to go to the bathroom.
Hi ladies! Extremely urgent question! Can you get pregnant outside of your fertile days? (More details below)
Job hunting is just…exhausting and discouraging. And every time I log onto LinkedIn and see some other company has done layoffs I’m even further discouraged knowing I’m up against these folks now, too. I took a few months off after my daughter was born and it feels like now is the worst time to be back on the job hunt. I’ve been told I’m overqualified, positions taken down bc of hiring freezes and ghosted…ugh I’m just going to hang with my baby for the week and try hit refresh.
Hi EY moms - question on parental leave. Have folks successfully used the family/dependent care to increase their overall leave? I was told by the leave team that those are “personal healthcare days” to be used for a “parent, self of child” and can’t be used for maternity leave. This doesn’t seem to line up with the written policy. (I’m splitting up the FMLA and 10 week leave, to use some accrued vacation in the middle, and wanted to add a few of those family care days.) Thanks!
Did my second time virginal ultrasound today and doctor diagnosed me as blighted ovum with only an empty gestational sac. I know I am only 4 and half weeks pregnant(accurate based on last intimacy) should I still keep some hope the yolk sac is not visible due to too early stage of pregnancy and ask for another ultrasound? 😞
Anyone else get super annoyed when a student hands in late work and the parent immediately asks you why it’s not graded and posted? 😡
Hi ladies, I am nearly at the point where I want to start having kids. However, I have made a career change somewhat recently (about 1.5 years ago) so I am not really experienced in the tech industry. Would having kids be detrimental at this point in my career (is it always detrimental)? Has anyone had experience of having a big career in Tech and being a mum? Any tips or advice?
Note: I do have a very supportive husband but his work is not very flexible necessarily.
I've an offer of Fractal Analytics, Bangalore; L&T Tech , Hyderabad; Happiest Minds, WFH; Exponential AI, Hyderabad. All the offers are of same CTC and base. My current location is Hyderabad and I've a working wife (permanent WFH) and a year old kid.
Please suggest which one should I join. Thanks.
Hi! Anyone at Mother or Droga under an O-1 here?
Really cool project here documenting women who chose to be child free https://wearechildfree.com
My albo is having a baby!! Yay.
I feel like I have a really negative relationship with my ADHD. As a child it really irritated and stressed out my mother so as soon as I mellowed out a little bit I always thought of it as a really negative thing. I still worry that if I talk too much or too fast, or forget something around her she'll get really annoyed or be angry with me. We've never talked about it but I think I might need to talk to a professional about it. Can anyone relate?
Soon to be FTM with bassinet questions! Do you have a recommended bassinet type / brand for a new born to sleep in? How long did baby sleep in the bassinet in your bedroom as opposed to crib in nursery?
The internet says keep baby sleeping in your room for 6+ months but I have a very vocal family member who think baby should start in nursery. I’m just curious what worked for others. TIA!
Is being a realtor a maternity friendly job? I’ve been in residential sales for a year and I’m thinking of starting a family now. How did you manage to run your business and start a family at the same time? How long was your mat-leave for? Is being part of a team better than solo at this stage? Any advice would be appreciated ladies
Any women in IBD who have gotten pregnant as a senior associate/early VP? Tips on who and when to share with different folks (HR, deal teams, ppl in group in general)?
14 days alcohol free!! Naltrexone plus therapy is what finally made it click into place. it was easy to drive by gas stations without stopping for that tall boy. Had my first real trigger though yesterday when I was stuck in the car with the kids fighting in the back. Didn’t give in but I seriously felt like I needed it. Analyzing the trigger I see its tied back to getting lectured in the car as a kid and feeling trapped and withdrawing. So pleased I’m able to make this progress.
I have Presidents Circle status with Hertz but they won't let me rent "luxury cars" like Cadillac or Infiniti because I'm under 25. Anyone been able to get around this since we're corporate clients?
Hey friends, how long did it take you to pass the aws cloud practitioner? Id love to learn other people's study method!
Keep soaring high friends! Amazon
Hey team, does anyone have experience working at Adecco as a branch manager? What’s it like? Please dm or post info here!
Weirdest reason to do great work #12 : My art director dumped me and now I want to come with a killer idea so I can replace the piece we created together.
Anyone have any tricks to gaining status with M-Life (MGM)? I have minimal status with Hyatt, so I've done a match... But that doesn't get me much. I'm SPG Platinum, if that helps.
Hi all! Prepping for the SHRM-CP exam in two weeks. I’ve taken a course through SHRM, and worked through the Learning System and books. Any tips for the actual exam? 😊
Can anyone tell me about DP 203 certification?
If wanting to move up in the HR Realm, which would be the better certificate? PHR or SHRM?
I am wanting to advance in Talent Acquisition and program management. I am looking for insight as to which would be the better path.
How do you say goodbye to a client when wrapping up year end knowing you're probably not coming back because they might want a cheaper firm. Without letting them know you know that's their plan lol..
Considering a move to London - can anyone recommend any advice or recruiters they may know of to assist?
Is 13 lpa and 16 lpa inhand is same if 13 lpa person declare investments wisely?
As 13 lpa would reach below 10 in taxable very easily and 16 lpa would be paying 2 lakhs to reach there essentially decreasing from 16 to 14.
If you’re reading this, go drink some water!
What do you do when manager blames you for something?
Me: “Hi manager, I think I got everything, can you review and let me know what you think? Happy to make any changes before we send”
Manager: “looks good! I can’t think of anything, go ahead and hit send”
(Mistake comes back)
Manager: “ughhhhh how could you do thisssss”
World Series now on SPG moments
What is the vibe in nyc? Is it safe or is it feeling dangerous Is it impossible to get a table places now? Haven’t been since I moved out in May.. thinking about coming back
I got an offer from Shell and they are giving me 22 fixed and 3lakh variable
Whereas Telstra is giving me 24 fixed and 1.5 variable
Should I go for shell or Telstra
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Then the admin act like it's somehow our fault.
It wasn't a problem when I was in school. Medical waivers, summer school or see you next year, when kids exceeded attendance limits.
Yes, their cronies will profit from public money siphoned from public coffers, yet they will extol what they call privatization. I would love to know how many of them have invested in Pearson, Cambium, or any other educational big business. Where are all our investigative reporters at national, state, and local levels?
3 grades a week, all grades for the most part are 10 pts, give 5 assignments, grade all 5 keep the highest 3 so that students absences might not affect you too badly
I DON’T TAKE LATE ASSIGNMENTS unless students have an excused absence.
Is that tough to keep track of? I would think parents would be all over you about excused/unexcused vacations..or I mean illness. Just last week, a student HAD to go the Disney Workd for his sister's Dance Competition. How in the world are those 3 days excused? Dr. note was provided for the flu. Really? Everyone knows you were at Disney! #joke
Every day this past week I have had 4-5 absent in each class. I realize that it’s “sick season,” but they aren’t all out due to illness. I have one student who has been absent more than he’s been at school. It’s so difficult to get them caught up when they’re out so much.
No child left behind turned into no child can fail. Tennessee dealt with this by lowering passing to 60 🤣 Funny, not funny.
When I first started with my district almost 20 years ago if a student missed 5 days or more per semester, they failed the class. Now I have a student who has missed 49 days so far this year and it is my job to call home to find out what is wrong with each absence. Mom is very , well not exactly rude, but on the line. He still keeps missing. He is failing 3 out of 5 classes, but I feel should fail all
Tell administration kids must be there for lecture and assignment. You won’t always have time to bring each student up with the rest of the class. My suggestion is pray about it to our Heavenly Father. This is from a retired band director who is still involved in music and a disciple of Christ.
I have been "recognized" as having a "Take No Prisoners" teaching style.
It is very simple. The lessons are presented in class. The video walkthrough, of whatever it is that we did, is made available after the last class completes the lesson. It is their responsibility to get the work done.
That said, the video lesson does not cover a lot of what I go over. I teach personal finance. I have an MBA and have been a licensed financial planner. Trust me, I can expand on the material. That is not in the video; I need to see the "client" to gauge pacing and material. That is very hard to do in a video, so I don't try.
I understand the challenge. I have a student that I literally saw on the first day and haven't seen since. I have been told that he comes to school for homeroom roll call every ten days, after ten days he becomes truant. Guess what? Yes, he has a zero in my class. It isn't hard to figure out.
I had a funny description of my teaching persona from some of my students when I was talking to them at a church activity (so, yes, that is a very biased sample group). A girl, who does great in my class. . . truthfully, all of the kids I was talking to were doing great in my class, not in all classes mind you, but in my class. . . She said that I "bark a lot, but am really nice and always forgive" (in truth, I just don't remember one-off things). Then one of the boys commented "yea, but every once in a while you'll rip someone's head off. . . hey, we get it, it's to maintain the cred."
. . . In truth, I don't actually rip heads off. The only blood in my classroom is mine, and that's because I'm clumsy (not really, but the underlying medical condition is too boring to go over). However, it was an interesting commentary. I had tried to just get some past students for the bit of feedback and some current students saw me talking to kids they knew and wandered over. In all, it was a very interesting "feedback" session and it managed to remain "positive."
I realize this was a bit of "thread creep;" but really, don't put up with it. Trust me, the kids won't respect you if you do. At that point, it becomes a lesser class for everyone.
Hats off to you, and at a MS?
Some real similarities with my approach to teaching math. Except my personal style never really worked before teaching calculus and older kids. I had a hard time teaching effectively to kids under 16. I had a hard time getting excited to teach about lines and parabolas.
I use a learning management system now so almost all of my resources are accessible online. I assume that the kids will make up the items they missed, and contact me if they need help. It has been transformational for me.
Same here! I spend hours posting directions and resources and nobody looks at it - but at least I can say “ it was posted, did you look at it?” The answer is always NO 🙄
To save my own sanity, late work is not a hill on which I’m willing to die.
I accept late work with a deduction. If they were absent, no deduction. Extended time is unlimited during the term - I have a collab teacher, so she works with the kids to complete their assignments. We have a daily NEST time during which I can pull kids to work on assignments. If they still don’t finish and have 0’s that cause them to fail, I have ample evidence that they’ve had every opportunity to complete the work. This cuts down on parent and admin complaints. The bottom line is that I’d rather have the kids do the work to develop their skills that’s cut them off because it’s late.
This is an epidemic in my school and kids are failing due to it. It wasn't like this 14 years ago! It's the sad state of our society.
I have a student with 40 absences to date. Very hard to get learning done when there are excessive absences and then we teachers are still expected to show student growth as if the student attended school all the time. So many factors, but I wish my district was more helpful
….getting tired of all of this!
It's a horrible nightmare that will continue until a week after the last day of school. (The date parents can complain about grades and DEMAND to have the grade changed)
I have students out for weeks, the one out since October and another November. Whenever I call or text, no one answers, yet I'll be blamed when the grades and scores are not met. When do we hold the kids (and parents) accountable?
Sounds like possibly get a Chromebook for student(s) ( who cannot afford) and depending upon situation have parent supervise this computer at home and engage parent and possible your hospital home bound teaching staff to give partial assistance to chronically absent students…
And proactively have absent students who are able to complete some kind of similar assignment … possibly google classroom … bring in your guidance counselor and see what may work and some limits and then have full time 5 days stay home if student. Annoy get in to your class … this all needs approvals and checking policies, IEO’s etc …
Kids who don’t have parents making them go to school are not going to complete homework.
Well this is not classroom teachers decision … the student has and family have created a situation needing a much closer and deeper look at the root problem … totally failing will cause some kind of reaction but possibly a continuation of the problem taking the grade over … possibly have counselor and Admin … Principal preferred ( who also wants to help get to the root problem) in on an in person meeting with parent… possible authorized home visit with appropriate approved personnel only … not state child protective services( not yet anyway). … just possibly a visit of school and or district personnel ( preferably 2 people these days) and this visit and or meeting at school could lead to the student being appropriately tested to see what is happening… be sure you have empathetic members on your team instead of just punisher/ punitive types who want to throw the student away
Wow! My school used to do all this and now it seems there are so many chronic absences, it doesn't get tracked like it did!?
Truth! I’m seeing many missing assignments due to absences and students not motivated to make up the work! I remember in the 1980s in our district, a high school student automatically would be in failing status for a course at 11 absences and required to appeal their grades by getting a signature from each teacher to say they could potentially still pass the course. Now, students seem to think they should be passing even with multiple missing assignments and/or tests!
Our students are supposed to lose credit no matter what the grade if attendance is not 90%. But they are able to do credit recovery and our courts here in my district are no great about it.
Add on our IS teachers quite ieps that students can retake a test or quiz they earn a F on once. It is a book keeping nightmare
Kids with 7 unexcused absences a semester are on non credit status. Even if they pass, they don’t earn credit for the class. Doesn’t your state/district have a truancy policy?
No policy in CT - I had a student out for 72 days- and was “ passed “ to the next grade- her family went to Disney multiple times that year- while they were claiming she couldn’t come to school because of anxiety.
At my school if the students had more than 20 absences the superintendent reports to their home. There could also be penalties for the parent
Parents have to report for truancy court here. And they don’t play. A few years ago, my son was out for surgery, but the attendance officer didn’t enter in the correct code, so it triggered a truancy court date since the surgery absences combined with three other absences which took us to ten. Thankfully it was corrected before we had to appear, but it wasn’t an easy process once the incorrect code had officially been submitted.