Recently had our first child. It's really making me think twice about my career path. For those of you with kids, is the job worth it? I feel like I'm losing out on so many memories already.
Hi everyone, I’m putting together a maternity/paternity leave proposal for executive management. We currently have no leave and recent events has led for them to re evaluate. I’d love to be able to get some intel in what type of parental leave plans are out there. I’m in the mortgage industry specifically. If you could provide the company size, industry and leave allowance, that would be great!! Thanks so much.
Is it taboo to ask about salary or maternity leave before an offer? If not, how soon is it acceptable?
I got I new job I start in 2 weeks. My husband and I planned on trying for our second child in August. Our children will already be much father apart in age because he was unexpectedly deployed for 18 months when our son just turned 1. We don’t want any larger of an age gap than we already will have but now I’m afraid to start trying for another child after only being at my new job for 4 months but it also devastates me to wait another year to start trying. What is your opinion on this?
Does anyone have a precedent for an intercompany exclusive supply agreement between a US parent and international sub? The sub being the exclusive supplier and manufacturer.
Baby takes a big feed ( dream feed I suppose) at around 6:45pm and wakes up after 5 hours(longest he gives) and then feeds once every two hours or an hour and a half. Is there a way to delay the feed to later in the night(9/10),so we can align sleep patterns as we return to work?
And FYI, we’ve already tried to give him smaller bottles at that time l, but he screams his lungs out until we give him more and he’s full. Anyone have a similar experience??
Help- pregnant with 2nd and my toddler doesn’t sleep at night wakes up middle and cries for dad to hold him. My husband who is generally a good Father has started verbally abusing him at night due to lack of sleep. I have asked husband to seek therapy but he isn’t interested. I want to leave my husband cause sleep or not shouting at a 2 YO is not right . Am I being overly sensitive? He is not willing or interested in trying any sleep training and I am confused between harmones and reality
How quickly did you have your 2nd baby? We just had our first and wanted to plan for second next year (get it done!) but OB said should wait at least 18months before trying again :(
I am getting ready to send my 2 year old toddler to a toddler program next week for the first time. Have to fill out a form “bathroom waiver”, which is basically allowing teachers at the school to clean my child after a potty, including genital area. I feel uneasy about this but I know I have to let them… I assume all parents have signed such waiver?
Does anyone use Pendo for their Guides offering (or others)? Had a question if anyone uses them as their install/app key model appears to be based on root url (e.g., if a micro service has a different url from a parent app, it would be another subscription). Anyone here that undertook url rationalization that avoided this issue? Or are there any other issues when installing on microservices?
I’m a month into my 16 weeks of maternity leave and getting bored. I’m thinking about writing a short article. Are there any issues or general areas of the law that anyone has come across recently and wished there was a short article on it? I practice commercial litigation in Texas.
First time pregnant lady here. I’m on a high deductible plan but able to switch to low deductible now, before birth. Do you remember what type deductible plan you were on? I really am not sure where to start; how to make the decision.
I have a question regarding maternity leave. I know my HR can answer it better but I first wanted a general idea. When you get either 6 or 8 weeks off, does it include the other holidays or the PTO you haven't used yet? What would you ladies recommend? Thanks
One of my student's parents gave me permission to hit their child. Is this allowed? Should I report the parent to Child Services?
Anyone gotten boosted while pregnant? How were your symptoms? Not sure I can take much more on top of morning sickness
We're having parent teacher conferences this week and this year they get to be longer since class size is down. Is there anything you wish you could include but don't have time for?
I don't want to leave a bunch of empty space unfilled if I can avoid it.
Even the kid has to work thru lunch while elearning. Good training for later on in life right?
In competent hiring panel in EY.
Pathetic interview experience with EY. The HR was quite helpful but the panelist was rude and impatient.
It seemed like he had mugged up some answers and expected me to respond the same word by word definition.
In fact, when I explained her a concept she was like - I don't want to listen the technical logic or perspective, give me a non technical explanation as if a kid can understand.
Feedback shared by her: "Candidate lacks technical knowledge"
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Expecting to be recognised for your work.
For those of you that live in the same city as your SO but don’t live with them, how often do you see each other per week on average? Would you prefer more, less, or the same? I’ve only been in LDRs before so I’m trying to gauge what’s typical/common since my new SO and I live in the same city (basic question I know 😅)
I’m considering of attending this. Has anyone heard reviews? Columbia_Digital_Marketing_PT.pdf - Google Drive https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IGTXKk9oLauaZICMJG2OKU24-ZnIVFbl/view
When the client tries to convince you that their current strategy is not just copying their biggest competitor
Started filling up my water bottle at the flint airport and then suddenly thought better of it.
Work is the only thing in my life. I've lost all hobbies and friends years ago. I realise I only manage to see a counsellor when my depression is manageable but not at it's worst. Coupled with not wanting to exist for years - Its become bad.
However, I had an epiphany of sorts. If I was willing to not exist anymore and to end it...by that rational couldn't i drastically change my life - as I had nothing left to lose? Or dedicate my life to society?
TL;DR depression thoughts
Has anyone made the switch to software engineer at a tech firm? Idk if I could do this life anymore lol
Say I’m looking to completely jump ship out of this industry. What types of jobs do you think we could still get for comparable salaries with the experience and skills we have?
Does anyone have a resume writer that can refer me to? Feel free to DM if you prefer! Thank you in advance
Slowly combining finances with my fiancé and we need to decide what payment plan to use for student loans. He currently works for an eligible employer for PSLF, so any advice on the various income based repayment plans? Not sure the best option and how they calculate the % of income
Has anyone ever left a tax advisory role, specifically working in the deal space, to join a pure management consulting firm? If so, do you feel the tax skills you had helped your transition?
I am serving my notice period in TCS and currently working in client location in India.
Since, client follow banking holidays, do I need to go to office on odd Saturdays?
If I do not go will that affect my notice period?
Any help will be appreciated. Thanks😊
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How can we check if the offer received is genuinely from Natwest and not someone else faking it?
What are the points to be verified to check the genuineness?
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For those women without family friends support around you, how do you have and care for a child and also get ahead in career and reach levels such as VP, Partner, MD etc. I have 18mo & am not able to lift my head up from routine & basic job responsibilities to think about financial and career planning. My SO is essential to heavy lifting childcare, I am very ambitious but have this deep feeling in my stomach that I am rusting away & going to let my career die. I have been outsourcing cleaning.
Moms - how do you generally manage the first kid while you are having a c section for the second kid? My 1st will be 18 months old and I’m hoping my mom will be here during that time. But I’m wondering if the husband goes back home everyday to spend a couple of hours with the first while you are in the hospital? I have no idea on how to manage/plan this and any tips will be greatly appreciated
Best non-cloth diapers?
How long did you breast feed/nurse your LO?1 month PP and have issues with my supply. Not sure how long I can go on
What are the best breast pump brands? There are so many options, I’m a bit lost on how to choose one. I heard Limerick, Medela and Spectra are good brands. Any thoughts?
38 weeks pregnant and for the past week have had (what I assume to be) sciatic nerve pain localized in my right buttocks. However, for the past 2 days, I haven’t been able to put any weight on my right leg and can’t walk. Did anyone else experience this to this severity? Did it go away with birth? I am being induced in a week but am terrified I won’t be able to walk/carry baby after they are born.
My 2.5 year old is putting us through it lately. Strong mom preference & mom separation anxiety, protesting naps, waking up early, on and off sniffles from daycare. Any tips or tricks to help curb the separation anxiety? During naps she will just call out for me non stop. Same at bedtime, but she will put herself to sleep. And then an hour before she’s supposed to be up, she’s yelling for me. I’m exhausted. Our caregivers are exhausted and I feel guilty she’s so sad and tired.
Do you all have trusts for your children? We don’t have family money/assets, but make good money and are debating setting one up
Best maternity jeans? Looking for some that are still stylish but not super pricey as I just can’t bring myself to spend a ton on pants I’ll only wear for a a few months. Thanks in advance!
My 6 mo has learnt screaming and the volume is next level for crying as well. How do you handle this? Is this normal?
We did the genetic/chromosome testing to find out what we were having early (a boy- yay!) Did a whole gender reveal thing with families. Mentally on the path of all things boy. So today had my 20 week ultrasound and the tech asked me if I knew what I was having, and I said yes- a boy. Turns out my SO and I don’t know how to read test results bc we are having a girl!
I am overdue by 2 days and walking like crazy and doing everything I can to bring on labor. My OBGYN isn’t concerned and doesn’t want to see me until 42 weeks. Is that normal ? I am 34 and overweight hence it concerns me she isn’t taking my age into consideration. Also any tips to bring on labor ?
Does anyone know if the bright horizons payments during covid is taxable? Is there a tax form that I'm expected to get?
Preparing for first beach trip with our 3 months old baby. would love suggestions for what I need to bring/how to best prepare. Thank you!
My husband and I completely disagree on disciplining our 6 year old son with autism. We both grew up getting spankings and agreed before we had kids that we wouldn’t do that. Our son has significant behavior issues (hitting, yelling, throwing things). I believe the autism drives this and that we should use rewards and positive reinforcement plus timeouts for hitting. He believes it’s a lack of discipline and that we should use spanking. Cont…
What’s are some actually good baby/kids books?? Trying to find the sweet spot of length and plot / cuteness for bedtime. I’ll be honest I don’t like the “classics” 😶
Which pikler brand would you recommend?
Moms, we have been using these dr brown’s bottles for our 7 week old. Exactly how useful are these blue parts? I am just trying to make life easy and have fewer parts to wash etc. Thank you
How do you handle summer break? Pay thousands of dollars for the two and half months and put the kids in summer camps?
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