Hey mommas - My baby is 14 weeks old and I haven't gotten my period back yet. I'm worried I'm pregnant again. When did you get your period back? For context, I'm breastfeeding but not exclusively (I am pumping and nursing as much as I can though). I've been on the pill since 6 weeks and my husband used condoms for the first few weeks once we started again. Surprisingly, I can't find anything online that's helpful. Any sense of a timeframe would be tremendously anxiety-reducing!
I have 3 bonus kids and 2 bio kids. I am counting the days until my youngest bonus kid leaves the nest.
Thoughts on Costco sofa sets / sectionals? Not the most stylish, but looking for comfy and durable and strain resistant to survive baby and dog and extended family. Doesn't need to last forever, but 5 years of enjoyable comfy sitting, sleeping and reasonable use is all I expect. Had a trendy gorgeous velvet masterpiece before baby. I miss those days. 😔 Anyway, any advice, fabrics, or other things to consider?
Considering PE, but concerned that the work-life balance is just as onerous, if not much worse, than consulting. Can PE folks be great at their job and have some semblance of a family life (ie evenings with fam, mostly free wknds, vacations without interruptions)? Don’t want to be an absent father
Will have my first baby in the middle of my second year as senior at a mid-sized firm. Anyone (specifically women) been thru the same thing? Advice?
McKinsey dads: what’s parental leave time at your firm? Is there a minimum tenure requirement to take the leave?
What is the federal parental leave policy? I’m new to government and having a baby soon. I know we’re given 12 weeks and have to sign an agreement to work 12 weeks after we return but are there other stipulations to a claw back period or how long we had to be at the agency first?
My sister is unvaccinated with no plans to get the vaccine. She is getting married this year, meaning lots of events. I am pregnant, high risk (CH mama from yesterday’s post), and can’t risk getting Covid again. What would you do? Do I ask her to get vaccinated for my/her future niece’s sake? If she doesn’t, should I sit out the wedding events?
My wife and I need a break. Had our first baby in March and we are worn out (getting better) but very tired. Wife said to me “I need us time”, and she’s never said that in the 3 years we’ve been married. Suggestions on getaways or things to do?
Midsize firm and I am the only female. The managing partner told me I can’t take anymore vacation days if I take maternity leave. Thoughts?
Hi moms - I’m a FTM and my leave is ending next week 😭😫 I’ve loved being home with baby and being able to devote all my attention to her and my family. I’m anxious about the transition back and...
Just so much happiness and I need space to gush. My boyfriend is the most amazing man I’ve ever met. He makes me feel safe and loved and is absolutely crazy about me. We see each other a couple of times a week and it’s always super fun and peaceful and the sex and emotional connection is perfect. I’m so lucky to have met him in nyc and he tells me he feels lucky too. We’re discussing our future and having 3 kids together and I can’t wait to call him my husband and father of our gorgeous children
As a immigrant woman from middle class family, all my life, I felt the need to comprise everything, that I always get the third/fourth best choice because of money. My parents shamed me when I get anything good since I was a kid. So even now even I can afford some good things, I never get myself anything good, and I felt bad about it but still very penny pinching.
Should I see baby driver or spiderman?
How do you guys take care of your parents back home . I am a single child living in USA . I don’t want to go back and it is getting tougher day by day .
An executive director was projecting his computer today and got into some technical issues. Hence, everybody in the meeting got to see what he was watching last night - "how I met your mother" 😬😬😬
Planning a last minute trip over thanksgiving ideally to a beach with our kids under 5 years (from the east coast). Any recommended locations, including specific kid friendly hotels? Thanks!!
Any tips/ pointers for interview with Facebook tomorrow? 4 hours with 5 people. Non IT engineering role.
Has anyone here started a non-profit org/ been a board member of one, in USA on H1B? Pls DM w/ your suggestions including immigration attorneys I should talk to. Really want to setup one for a philanthropic cause but google searches call it out as unlikely.
What can I do if my manager keeps rejecting my pto? The excuse is that “we can’t have two people out at the same time” but the manager has broken this rule so many times.
Promotion effective two weeks from now on 7/1, too early to change your job title on LinkedIn?
Hi does anyone know average dubai salary (in AED) for 14yrs experience solution architect??
Is anyone dealing with pressure to travel/attend in person events? I’m pregnant, there is no vaccine for my young children and therefore we are still taking precautions pretty seriously as a result. Seems like “I’m being careful because of Covid” is no longer an accepted excuse
Thoughts between a startup PE firm vs. corp dev at a large, publicly traded multi-billion dollar company?
Will it be significantly harder as an American citizen looking for a European role (London) Jeff
What are some interesting high paying non project based positions out there? Even if I have to take a paycut I am done working project based.
I have 71 bonvoy nights accumulated. Should I just book the cheapest room I can find for 3 nights and hit 75?
Does anyone know a good entry level banking position(s) for someone who’s about to graduate college. I’ve been searching up many positions and most of them require a few years of work experience.
A misogynistic and racist leader in my group who created a toxic culture on his projects was just given the boot and I am so happy about it!
Any recommends on a chair and standing desk AVAILABLE ON AMAZON ONLY for total of up to $500?
Should I move my 401K contributions into less stock heavy investments? I'm at a biglaw firm with no employer matching.
I accepted an offer from a company based in SF couple of weeks ago for a 70% raise from my current pay (TC). Currently in East Coast. Base pay increase was only 10% and rest is all in RSU’s. I can’t stop thinking if am making the right move. Currently in Big 4, I like my current job & I learn a lot day to day. But very clearly underpaid. Also, Pandemic has put a lot of strain on my mental health. My productivity is all time low, can’t focus and concentrate. (Cont..)
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Any insight on getting MBA from mendoza as far as prospects for transitioning into a post-mba strategy consulting role? It’s ranked outside the top 15 but from research seems like it still sends plenty of grads to top consulting firms (not MBB)
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