Hi, How many of you were successful using "taking cara baby" (especially for newborn's sleep)? You can just say "me" or "not me" if you are busy. I am deciding if I should buy the course. Things are getting better on week 4, but it's not good and the hours between 6 and 10 pm are awful.
My mom tried to offer me fresh veggies to bring home, my dad chimes in "why give her the good stuff, they just go bad since she's never home" points to my father for realizing this after years!
My little step sister is 9 and is very clearly and openly the less favored child between her and her brother. I feel terrible for the environment she has to grow up in. I opened an UTMA account for her and am contributing what I can to help her out. Is there anything else I can do to ensure she has the financial freedom she needs to get out of her situation as soon as she hits 18?
What age were you when you had each kid? I'm 32 and we are trying for our first. SO is 36. But the endless relentless lectures from the women of my family about why "it's so late! Hurry! It's going to be impossible soon!!" is driving me insane. Ideally I would want it to be planned and natural, not IVF or anything, but you never know.
So I just found out I'm pregnant and need to tell my employer eventually (it's still quite early). Since this is WFH, I can obviously keep this to myself for much longer. When is the appropriate time to tell my company? (I have a good relationship with them.)
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?
People - really struggling with this - was supposed to move to bay area for husband’s tech job. I can work remotely. But with COVID I’m not sure if we should make the move. We feel the world will move to a remote/ WFH mode. We want to buy a house and settle down before our kid arrives. Should we move to a cheaper city like Phoenix so we have a big house for cheap and 2 home offices. Am I missing anything?
Anyone watching Indian Matchmaking? Aparna and her mother have to be the worst, right? She thinks she's a godsend and quite frankly she looks like a potato, is ignorant, doesn't sound nearly as intelligent as she professes to be, and is even more negative than I am! That's gotta say something.
I’m in second trimester. I just came from my grandfather’s funeral, outside. My aunt was around her 2 siblings last week that had Covid and she hasn’t been vaxed. She hugged me and mom (4 weeks from her last chemo session) and only told us about her siblings after. I’m so mad. I guess I’m just venting but the potential complications for the baby, me, and my mom make me worry. Any comforting words?
It's a shame that it took me eating out 4 times a week in major cities to realize how truly excellent of a cook my mother is. Here's to you ma 🍻🍮🍝🧀
Can someone smarter than me explain the mechanics of the child tax credit in the America Rescue Plan? If I qualify for monthly installments of the credit but fill out my W4 so my withholding is as close as possible to my tax liability, shouldn’t the credit installments effectively be offset by an increase in fed withholding so that my take home pay is the same as if I claimed the credit on an annual return? I know there is an increase in the credit, but I’m focusing on logistics.
Any ideas for a good Mother’s Day gift that can be purchased online before Sunday? Stores are closed in my city except for essential grocery and pharmacy items.
Baby blues!! Had my baby like a week ago and I'm scared of the future ahead. I have these thoughts about taking life insurance of huge amount and end my life. I don't want to be a bad mom! Contd .
Worth it to visit NYC now? Is stuff open/easily accessible? How are lines/reservations to things? Taking elm school aged kid with me. Have always wanted to see the big city! 🤩
I’m unable to focus on work and I keep dropping the ball on some projects. I hate to put this on my personal life but I’ve experienced three family deaths (including a parent) and a death of a good friend all within the last five months. I feel like I should have taken significant time off but I think now it’s too late with end of the year financials etc. Does anyone have any tips on how to bounce back up?
I’m home alone with 2.5 year old and 5 week old while on maternity leave. Dealing with PPD and generally been very unwell. 5 week old has now slept for 7 consecutive hours at night TWICE. It’s like a light at the end of the tunnel!!!!
We have a parent who always holds up traffic during morning drop off by parking and sitting in her car right in front of the building. How should I address it?
Help! My toddler doesn’t want to eat anything but cheese and fruit and peanut butter. We have been trying the “you provide, they decide” thing but her decision is to not eat. She’s always been small and doctor said we need to get her weight up. Any ideas or recipes? Getting desperate!
Moms whose babies used SWADDLE UP™ - My baby loves this swaddle but can it be harmful for the baby to just have their hands up all the time? He is a newborn and sleeps a lot se always wears this swaddle day and night. Thank you!
Started taking prenatal vitamins , ubiquinol and vitamin D. Been doing this for a month to prep to get pregnant. Breaking out like crazy for 3 weeks now. Are these linked?
Anyone else seriously struggling with going back to the office? I’m going in three days a week and my mental health is… not great. I’m constantly miserable when there.
Is GCP culture the same as Google ? Looks the GCP CEO is shaking things up which besides the stock price can only dent the culture Google so prides itself . Would love to hear thoughts from current Googlers.
We have a vision insurance and we will be canceling this one to move to my husband's one under his new firm. Can I use the benefits in my first plan and avail the benefit again in new plan? For eg ordering a new frame?
What trainings should I do in the Accenture tool if I want to get a bizops/strategy role at faang or startups?
Flight attendant to Passenger struggling to fit his bag into overhead cabin: "Sir, please pull it out for a second, and push it back in on the other side....there you go, slid right in" #morningbrain
Ladies I am 35 weeks pregnant and going on maternity leave in 2-3 days. Politics on my project has led to poor project snapshots. What should I do?
Do we need to file for a new H1B amendment or LCA if I am going to be starting on a new client? Given that we are all WFH and there’s no need to be at the client site anymore ?
Looking to get a few certifications, I have worked in both IT and HR consulting and am trying to decide between ITIL, SHRM, and PMP. Any thoughts on which would be best for future, quickest to get, hardest test? I get the cert paid for and a bonus upon completion, so trying to decide which one to pursue or the order if I want multiple.
So I have a rememdial algebra 1 class with 8 kids. I also have 1 hr and 20 mins with them. These kids have done the same subject 1-2 times. Any ideas, resources, or lessons that dont make the class feel repetitive to a prior year?
Got an offer with Amazon that requires occasional international travel. What’s the travel and stay policies like, can any Amazonians share? Also does Amazon reimburse mobile bills? Heard they are very petty and expect like by line itemization?
Curious what the avg salary is for VP levels in CX or customer experience/lifecycle? Seems like a more emergent focus so little to go on (esp in b2b setting)
https://hbr.org/2020/01/what-top-consulting-firms-gets-wrong-about-hiring thoughts? Article mentions case interviews as a poor predictor of performance.
Google Technical Solutions Consultant interview process... can I expect a process similar to google Software engineering interviews? Or is it less technical?
Do people like those who auditioned in the attached video give others optimism for America's future? Do opportunities like this give optimism for America's future? Are the efforts of these individuals insignificant in today's society? For context, I believe this was filmed right before covid lockdowns. https://youtu.be/JYpJUhXGZq8
I’m being promoted to Manager this November but recent got offer from a fintech. In money term the manager base pay is 5k greater than the new role but i’m negotiating to match the offer with my Manager salary. Should I wait until promoted or move asap? I dont want to continue working in external audit so trying to pivot to data analyst role/IA in the fintech before moving to full DA/DS position… but thinking the Manager promotion would help negotiate salary in the future.
US Midwest Audit M1 salary?
I’ve already postponed an interview for a job (that I don’t really want) twice and now I have a client conflict again. At this point should I just email the recruiter and say I’m no longer interested?
Anyone letting their hair grow out and donating to charity after COVID ends? I haven’t gotten a haircut since before the pandemic and don’t feel safe to get one until it is over. For people who have donated hair before any organizations you would recommend?
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