I have a friend who lives a couple thousand miles of me who just had a baby, emergency c-section a couple weeks ago. Putting together a small care package to send to them, and I want to make sure it is mostly items for her and her husband. Any suggestions on things you wished people had done/gotten for YOU or your partner after having a baby instead of just more baby stuff?
What are some good baby books. This is baby 2 so didn’t do baby shower and some of the things we did with our first, so would like something that is easily customizable and not too much work!
When is the earliest you’d suggest taking a pregnancy test? Took one and got a negative result 9 days post ovulation but have read you should wait at least 10-12 days post ovulation? If so - why do tests claim “6 days before missed period?” Tryna have a pre-busy season baby problems 😂! Thanks in advance!
I just came back from my parental leave and Partner shoved on my face saying I need to hit 3.5M combining sales and managed revenue as I am SM now(cont)
Hi mommas. Slowly weaning 4 month old from breast milk and wanting to move to only formula by 5 months. I know lots of people get formula shipped from Europe but that seems too much of a hassle. What US formula are you using? We’ve tried happy baby organics and Bobbie and I’m not sure which one is better (debating if having probiotic is a plus or no). Any thoughts welcome!
So, what if your kid is in a 6 person Montessori class with no interaction outside of their “pod”, serious disinfection and prevention practices and all the other parents are super socially conscious and aware. 2 teachers per classroom and no infections during summer school on campus. Yay or nay?
My husband and I are expecting and both of us have moms diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD.) My dad passed away earlier this year and my FIL lives in Australia and is the nicest man. He’s just far away from us since we’re based in the NE. My therapist says your family doesn’t have to be blood related but I can’t help but feel sad our baby won’t have grandparents or a similar type of figure easily accessible/ nearby. Can anyone relate and/or have a similar situation?
Need some advice from the mamas here! Want to buy a baby gift for my step sister that’s a little more thoughtful or higher quality than what’s on the registry (most of it has been bought already anyway). I’m 26 though so I have no idea what’s actually useful for a new mom! Any ideas?
Does anyone know if India has visa on arrival for American passport holders? Friend’s father passed away and he does not have a visa currently. Wondering if he has no options till the consulate opens. Thanks in advance!
Thinking about staying married but living a separate life because we have a kid. So technically , being roommates until we can figure out what to do next. Pros and cons ?
Do you have to spend a certain number of months at PwC before you get their parental leave benefits?
First day back at work after leave and baby’s first day at daycare 🥺 I’m so excited to work and have some normalcy again but I miss my little man so much! No question, just having lots of emotions 😭😭
How many of you are sending your kids to daycare? I’ve been on maternity leave and joining in the next few weeks. Planning to send the toddler to daycare and keep the baby home but freaking out if we get the virus home. We have pretty much been home these last few months. But I don’t know how me and my husband could possibly manage both kids while working from home. Anyone keep two kids home and manage work? Any tips ...
Anyone have recs for fancy custom cookies in nyc? Looking for baby shower themed cookies that I can send to our virtual party guests
I don't have time to make purees at home. I buy from store all the time. I make sure it's organic and natural preservatives. I feel guilty that I don't give my six months old baby home made food ☹️
Help!? Have 100k in cash (had been <stupidly> conservative about investing while paying loans). 90k addl. coming in to invest on annual basis going forward (what’s left of base + bonus after taxes, maxing 401k, and all expenses), which mostly comes in end of year bonus (55-60k post tax) and rest monthly (3kish a month). Only big goals are buying house (~$1.25M ballpark) in ~3yrs, contribute to 529 (plan for 1 kid) and maximize long term net worth potential. How would you approach it all?
I’ve finally woken up and realized that I missed out on love and having my own family in exchange for fighting my way out of poverty and “making it” to McK. Upon reflection it wasn’t worth it.
My room mates friend just flew in to New York from Phoenix (direct flight) and was like I am so jet lagged and tired. Being a consultant this was my true “hold my drink moment”
Anyone successfully parlay a partner offer into something like opting for part time with benefits? Boutique firm w great partners but don’t want the equity lifestyle. How to prep next few years?
Anyone here interviewed for Capital One Corporate Strategy (Associate)? Had a 3rd round case interview with a director and it was great aside from one logical qualitative question at the end. Do you need to have a perfect case to move forward? That very last question I blanked.
Hey I am a Software Engineer with a experience of around 3 years. I am looking for a switch to a Data Engineer position. Any refferals would help. Referal from Rakuten , Tredence , Tiger Analytics, Lowe's , Legato , GE and other healthcare and Data Analytics will be helpful for me. Thank you
Feel like I’m having a quarter life crisis. Are there any common non-accounting exit opportunities with decent pay from big 4?
Homeowner in East Bay…, thinking of moving to Irvine…. Thoughts… Married with young kids…on visa..
Looking to break into industry from federal consulting. Recently earned my MBA with a focus on data analytics and MS in Cybersecurity. Any guidance?
Are month ends in industry just as bad as busy season? I had an interview this week and they talked about working 60s at month end. Not sure if that’s a red flag.
First year associate, $100K base. Currently living on a $18.5K salary and investing the rest, mainly stocks in the US and some emerging economies. Any recommendations for other sources of investments? Context: I grew up in poverty in a foreigner country, parents make a combined $20K salary to this day, so I’ve never felt the need to live above my means. Coming to the US changed my life, but I still live knowing where I came from.
Guilty! Being the interviewee recently has taught me what I failed to do as an interviewer. 1Outline your hiring process/timeline. Simple but oft overlooked. Tell them how many people they’ll be meeting, when u aim to shortlist, when u aim to hire. Communicate- someone is probably intensely waiting for any word. They may miss other opportunities for u. 2 Closure! Surprising how many places don’t let u know when they’ve moved on from u! 3 Can u offer helpful advice for them? 4 Reply to all.
What is the range of pay for a 1st year senior in the Midwest? Or how much of an increase (in % points) should a 2nd year associate expect as a new senior?
Ok, after an HR screening (and salary requirements) I had 3 interviews. Then HR calls for references and to be “reminded” of salary requirements. All 3 references now contacted. Will I get an offer?
I got an offer in TCS with 15lpa for AWS Devops but also I got an offer with BMW with 18 lpa.Can I ask TCS HR to revise the salary as I have accepted the offer letter.Will they revise.
E-MBA - To do or not ? Already touching base of 235k + Bonus . What’s the “in thing” to keep oneself on the frontiers of management/technology ? Thanks !
1 year out of school w/ 6 months of experience doing contract work as an ERP consultant , currently working with a strategy firm (6 months ) ... liked the technical stuff way more . But both are startups and feeling discouraged because I can’t seem to land an interview anywhere in the industry for any type of entry level consulting roles . Got an offer from big firm but blew it because clearance process took too long . Should I give up and switch industries ? No idea what to do ...
Currently exploring TA/Recruiting opportunities as a lead or manager level as my project is ending. I currently reside in Virginia and have worked remotely for several years know. I have over 15 years of recruiting as an individual and leader, supporting IT, Corporate, Engineering, etc.. Happy to have general discussion as appropriate. Thanks, Emerson
Anyone have insight on joining a company that’s known as a “white boys club?” Have an offer in hand that I really like but not much diversity from what I see. Not sure how this’ll impact me, if at all
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