Has anyone here been in the situation where you’ve been taking a prescribed ADD drug for years and now want to stop for pregnancy? Been taking it for 18 years and truly need it in order to function/concentrate. I have been trying to wean off it, but with filings & trial coming up, I don’t see how I can. I really want to get pregnant (already have frozen embryos ready to go via IVF) and am almost 40. I’m consulting with my dr, but was wondering if anyone else has advice from their own experience.
My MIL has made remarks to my husband that she doesn’t understand why we need a nanny for our infant since I am able to WFH (I’m a biglaw associate). She also doesn’t get why we have a cleaner and dog walker and seems to imply we’re wasting our money by outsourcing funds on things we can do. She was a SAHM so I guess I understand why she feels that way, but how do I explain to her why these things are necessary? I actually love my MIL but this is driving me nuts.
(Positive post) It's freaking Friday baby!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What you up to this weekend? Chillin?👁👄👁 love life today!!!!!!!
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Hi all! I’m doing some research on parental leave policies to make a case to improve ours. How many weeks does your policy offer? Does it differ between “primary” and “secondary” caregiver? Birth vs other means of growing your family? I’m particularly interested in independent shops, but would love to hear from folks at the network agencies as well. It you could comment with your agency name, I’d be super grateful. Thank you thank you! ❤️
Senior associate at Am 200 firm here, billing close to 190-200 a month from time to time/18-1900 a year, on partnership track, and making 230k a year. One 6 yo kid. Husband a partner at Am 200 firm and makes half to a million a year. Question: What would you do if you were me? Understood that it is funny for me to seek life advice like this, but I genuinely struggle with this and want to hear thoughts.
Anyone else randomly get mad at something that happened to you as a kid? For example, I was in a meeting this afternoon and out of nowhere, I reminded myself of my Little League days when my coach embarrassed me in front of my team for being the first baseman who couldn’t afford a first baseman’s glove. I mean I was playing the field just fine with a Nomar Garciaparra glove that was a little too small for my hand 🤷♂️
Has anyone subscribed to Yumi or other baby food services? Would love to hear whether you recommend! Thanks.
Any advice on Hair styles? My hair are shoulder length, Black. I used to leave them untied but now after first baby I either don’t like my hair style or the texture?
For those who have taken parental leave, do you uninstall your work chat app from your phone while you’re away? What about email? Do you delete the account from your email app?
Hi I’m pregnant and due in august. I’m scheduled for the vaccine in two days and reading about (1) the side effects with the second dose and (2) lack of testing for those who are pregnant has me nervous about potential effects to my baby. Any thoughts on whether to get/not get the vaccine? Already consulting my doctor on this but figured y’all might be good to ask, as well.
For the young wondering IF they belong in BIG 4 or MBB Baby you rock... https://www.instagram.com/tv/CJ7hUeMB3p7/?igshid=t4jzxftcfp80
You all inspired me (see post below about looking for a physical challenge that won’t kill me). I think I’ll try a triathlon/sprint triathlon. Any tips? I think (?) I can swim - I know I learned when I was a kid, but I haven’t actually swam in a few decades. I can definitely ride a bike and I can run. Not looking to win any medals, I’m just looking for a challenge that will keep me engaged.
New parent here. Is it normal to pay $34,000 per year per child for child care in your country? I’m pretty shocked. 🇦🇺
I had a parent of one of my students ask today if I tutor over the summer. It had never crossed my mind, but I know it would be insanely beneficial for him. He’s a tough kiddo and relationships are key for him. Summer school with someone new likely would not be nearly as helpful, and he’s on my roster for multiple years. Has anyone done this?
“My child is 24 months” or “My child is 2 years old”? Pet peeve of mine to hear any “x months” after 11.
When the kid at the airport bar next to you keeps swiping left. #youaintnolookeryourself
For any desi person that still lives at home with your parents, how do you deal with the emotional abuse and yelling from your parent(s)? As I get older, it’s affecting me more now. Any tips to not let it affect me and ways to maintain happiness? I am caregiver so I’m not going to move out.
Are there any people that are single mothers by choice? (Had a kid on your own and raising on your own by IVF or adoption) Would love to hear your experience and any advice!
How do you raise kids to be personally driven?
I may owe up to $15K in taxes for 2016. IRS charges a 3% interest rate. Do I pay off as fast as I can, or pay the monthly/quarterly minimums and put more $ into investments? Also, anyone owed b4?
Anyone works at Accenture Strategy and Consulting? Need to know work culture, yearly hikes, bonus etc. An insight will be really really helpful.
Gibson Dunn: What are people’s thoughts on the quality of work, firm culture, diversity, and career opportunities?
Do the other Big 4 firms have roles similar to PwC’s COE - dedicated service centers that support multiple Core engagement teams, while focusing on specific business processes?
Life update: I left ACN, joined a start up, said no to business school, and now have carved out my dream role, same ACN salary, with equity and profit sharing. If you have a different plan, act on it.
If anyone is looking at specific roles at Amazon, PM me - I can look up the hiring org for you and also refer if it’s a good fit :)
96% of physicians are vaccinated yet <50% of nurses are. What do you think is causing this discrepancy in vaccination rates? https://www.forbes.com/sites/judystone/2021/06/28/covid19-vaccination-rates-are-poor-among-healthcare-workershow-can-we-do-better/
Spent a year in banking at an EB but had to go back to school because of H1B visa issues. About to start as a BA at McK in the fall. Any thoughts on my ability to recruit for summer 2022 PE Assoc roles? Or do I have to spend minimum 2 years in consulting before making the switch?
Looking forward to exit consulting world and want to join Pharma company. Currently, working as a management consultant on pharmaceutical compliance projects from past 3 years. I have done MHA but don’t have JD/law degree. Recently, got a Healthcare Compliance cert. from Seton Hall. Any advice on what kind of roles can I apply for? If anyone working at a pharma company that is currently hiring, please message below. Thank you.
I'm very curious. Have you ever lost a client or seen another advisor lose a client to one of these online firms that are popping up? Firms such as Welathfront, Betterment, Learnvest, Kapital.
Hi! We are looking for Account Supervisor and Director level candidates in NY or LA. Agency experience required and experiential and digital content experience are a plus. We are remote for time being. If you’re interested pls dm me for more details!
Starting a new job. I've got my 401k and Roth money consolidated in Fidelity. Need to make my benefits elections with the new company now. They match 6% but it vests over 5 years. What's the best approach or ratio to split 401k vs IRA contributions? What is this backdoor everyone keeps talking about? Appreciate any insights!
Any USDC people worked in PDM project? Can we work in the project with changing into PDM?
Anyone flying from Boston to London soon? Friend forgot immigration papers and is stuck ...
Had a feedback meeting today where we also kicked off the project the feedback was on. Then I asked for a brief, cause you know, need that, and found out the feedback doc was the brief. Mind blown. 🤯
Was aiming to become a partner. However the layoffs are making me rethink. Would I regret sacrificing my personal life when promotions are no longer based on performance. Thoughts?
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