Anyone with three kids: we have 2. Like the idea of the third in the next few years but already struggling with a baby and 3 year old. Is it as much of a lifestyle change vs having the second kid?
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?
Moms, what is the standard etiquette and timing for your parents to come help out when you have a new born? I am due in April and we live in a small 2 bedroom apartment in NYC. Every one in the family wants to come to NYC and help when the baby is here and I’m grateful but I don’t want to get too overwhelmed trying to host people in this small space. I was thinking my parents could come for a couple weeks, leave and then my siblings can take turns? Thank you! Any advice will be appreciated
Moms.. anyone have a mother’s helper with you at home during after school hours for a few hours so you can work while they watch your kids and help with housework? What’s the going rate (DMV area)?
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
Looking for advice. I’ve secured a new job while ￼on paternity leave from my current employer. I’ve lined up the transition between employers so I can give my two week notice once I’ve officially returned to work at my current employer. Should I consider giving them my notice before the end of my pat leave or wait until I finish it? I don’t want to burn any bridges with my current employer, nor do I want to disrupt the remainder of my leave.
Doing some benchmarking as we revisit our leave policy. Do any of your firms offer external career coaching for transitioning into / then back from parental leave? Any organizations you’d recommend or things you’ve found to be particularly helpful / successful? Thank you!
I just took the absolute best video of my baby laughing for 30 straight seconds and I am fighting the urge to send it to all my contacts (99.9% of whom likely do not care). The grandparents loved it though.
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?
Currently on parental leave. As a father I’m so dang thankful my firm has it and I can’t imagine how my immigrant parents manage to raise two kids without leave.
i miss date night. small very shallow thing but with working from home, and doing that so much more, plus homeschooling and kid stuff there’s really no time alone that feels fun.
I had about ~200k AGI for 2020 on my recent tax return.. Can somebody explain why I have a child tax credit payment of 400$ in my bank account today? I thought it was cut off at 175k? Trying to understand this damn credit
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?
Key West vs Miami for a baby moon in December / January? Any Marriott recommendations for a low key getaway in either location?
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!
Creatives, if I send you resources you asked for in an email or Slack and your response is to ask me send it to the PM instead, I immediately view you as a precious child. Don’t be a child.
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 .
And the worst hotel award goes to ----- hilton
Any suggestions for virtual happy hour - scotch, wine, cocktail, mocktail tasting (vendors, logistics, rough pricing etc.)? Location: US, Canada
I feel like Work Well Be Well is a complete joke. How on earth can any firm talk about mental or physical health when we are working 15 hours a day for weeks on end?
The points guy always gave me the creeps
My class started a month late (Nov 2020). Do I become a "second year" when the new lawyers join (Oct 2021)?
Any pregnant people, have to have awkward conversations with friends about not hanging out? My bff is an amazing person and loves my 2 year old to death; but she’s also out a bars and living life as if it’s normal. She doesn’t know I’m pregnant yet, and is asking for moving help and sleepovers and stuff. Of course I want to help her any way I can, but am also slightly worried about being around her due to covid and being pregnant ..
Trying to prove a point - if you are 33 y/o with your MBA and in consulting (pricing or strategy preferred) can you please share your income??
Why does everyone here just talk about anything and everything around gay culture/relationships etc. I feel like I'm visiting some dating app or social forum. Aren't we supposed to talk about giving support to fellow members by helping them with referrals or which organisation is best for LGBTQ community kinda discussions. Or we like Gossiping so doesn't matter 😅
Deloitte moms, did you get 100% of STD if you took maternity leave as a SC? I haven’t been able to get a concrete answer from MetLife for some reason and now concerned.
How far are is the US from this?
Failed IVF for a third time. Used up my lifetime insurance allowance, and each trial now costs $23,000. Eating through life savings and don’t know what to do...
Trying to maximize United PQP. Traveling from India to US ON Air Canada ticketed Lufthansa operated business class P. Am i signing up for maximization or i read somewhere that Lufthansa business class P gives no miles at all. HELP. Do you have better recommendations?
People on FishBowl be like: “Hey 🐠, I’m 33 and just got a $2.5 million inheritance. I’m thinking about going back to get my MBA, but I also want to retire and move to a foreign country. Also just found out my wife’s been cheating on me with my brother. What should I name my first born child? 😀”
Weird combination of de-facto self-promotion under poor guise of advertising Becker’s products PLUS humble-brag of winning the EWS award. Gotta love it!
Has anyone exited out of consulting and changed geographies (countries)? How? Any tips? I'm from Latin America and would love to exit to a cushy job in Canada or Europe or something (visa is not a problem in my case). I'm thinking of asking here for recruiting/exec search firms that search ex consultants in my desired geographies.
We have it worse than our parents. No real pension( defined benefit plan) which pays you an amount per month til death. 401k are at risk of the market.. while ceos and partners....make millions
Who is ultimately responsible for a mistake in a work paper? The associate who prepared it? Or the senior who reviews and sends it over to the client?
Looking to move into a Director/SVP level role in industry focused on Analytics. I've got 15+ YoE with a combination of MC/Strategy/Tech Implementation/Data Science experience. Mostly focused on leading multiple teams and growing client relationships. Has anyone made a similar move? Would love to learn what you like/dislike about it.
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