Any daycare tips and tricks? My baby will be 5 months when starting daycare / me going back to work
Feeling like my firm has a very outdated parental leave policy (and none of the women partners have children)! What is the parental leave policy at your firm? Please include: (1) size of firm; (2) location of firm (city, state); (3) how many paid weeks off from firm (not state/fed benefits); (4) other policies such as ramp up/down time, etc.
I know this probably not the best bowl but I’m curious to hear about potential gift ideas for my wife’s upcoming birthday? She’s currently 7 months pregnant and since we’re all still WFH it is what’s making this more challenging given the usual choices of excursions / shoes / clothes etc not really good options.
This one is for the moms: my husband and I are trying to conceive and I’m wondering what life will look like once we have a baby. I have a job where I work completely from home/remote, and I’m wondering if I will need childcare services of some kind. Is it possible for me to handle taking care of a baby while working a full-time job from home? Is it crazy to think I can do this myself?￼ I’d like to think, if it’s necessary, I could adjust my work hours and do a little when my husband gets home.￼
What’s the best time to switch jobs after maternity leave? Is there any policy at Blackstone on how long we need to stay after maternity leave?
For those eligible for the child tax credit advance payment when did you get the letter with your estimated payment amount? I didn't get the July payment or a letter so I checked the IRS site which said pending eligibility, likely because they are still sitting on my timely efiled straightforward 2020 return. Then today, I get the letter from POTUS saying the IRS estimates I'll get $800 starting July 15 (nope). Checked online again and still pending.
My husband wants to name our son after his brother who he loves a lot .i am so pissed that he yelled at me when I am 6 months pregnant and unable to do anything , will be the one going through labor just to have my son my BILs name as first name , my husbands name as middle name and last name of his family. FYI- me and BIL live in different countries and I have spoken to him handful of times over phone and that’s it . He doesn’t want to discuss any other names anymore.
What is your firm's parental leave policy?
I am hoping some people can help me here. My SO is in this horrible pit of depression and they are pushing me away. They have all these colliding events in the last few months: father has Alzheimer’s.
👩👧 Anyone lost their mother when they were young? I’m in my mid 30s, and the older I get, the harder it feels (counter intuitively) ➡️
I am not from USA and English isn’t my first language so trying to understand is my nanny being out of line here. Our nanny has been extremely defensive to any feedback and has comments to an extend she compares everything with me and hubs. Few examples - you eat healthy, I am really jealous what money can buy. Why are you breastfeeding your kid I formula fed my son and let him be independent do you think he is not okay ? (For spending hours on call with LC). Additional screenshots
Looking for a spreadsheet to help introduce my SO to FIRE and show her why saving now is important Ideally with some big ticket budget items - to buy a house how much we’d put down, how much to plan for to have a kid, etc. Anyone have anything like this?
I found out today that my employer doesn’t offer any paid parental leave (maternity or paternity). This isn’t a major issue now, but my wife and I are planning on trying in a year or so from now. How many other employers don’t offer any paid leave at all? Coming from public accounting this seemed outrageous to me, but curious to see what other companies are like.
Did you cave and give your kid a device way before they should have one/before their peers because you're a "techie" family?
Anyone not using their The Kid Laroi tickets for the free show at the Palladium tonight? Looking to go and couldn’t score tickets in time when they were released.
My husband and I have concert tickets to a big outdoor festival that was cancelled for covid and is now happening in late August. His brothers and some college friends are flying in to stay with us. We just found out we're pregnant and I'll be 9 weeks by concert time. We aren't ready to tell anyone but we can't think how we can ask them to cancel without explaining. We are all vaccinated and are in SF so cases are low, but not zero. Any advice?
For folks whose own and SO’s family live far away….how do you manage childcare? I understand nannies for the day but as I think of multi day outings, would prefer a family member to care for my child. What have others in this long distance situation done? They say it takes a village to raise a child but both our “villages” in terms of family are far away
Mother superannuated today and was able to watch her farewell speech. Feeling very emotional (i.e. tearing up at midday) as I recall our humble beginnings and how much my middle class family has sacrificed and achieved. My parents sent their only daughter for higher education abroad and it is tough to see them grow old. Getting exposed to so many new facets of life as a 25F…. just one of those days. Kind words only please 🙏
Hey PwC time to step up your parental leave...
ROKU Stock owners, are you guys planning to sell soon ? Or are you confident it’ll rise? I’m at $1500 gain off 4 stocks and tempted to cash out.
I was laid off from a resource management role, working with employees approaching or on the bench, working with managers to staff projects, and support functions like report creation, scheduling, etc. Roles like this are few and many large consulting firms have frozen internal hiring. Do you think it would be beneficial to get a SHRM cert? Would that help get a "talent related" HR role? Worth the money? I have a background in recruitment as well.
Over a month on the bench and all of my leads have fell through. I'm a campus hire (started last fall) but still worried about my utilization. Any tips on how to expand my internal network even more?
Is Havas Health allowing remote permanently?￼
I can't stop reading BLM news and checking covid counts everyday. It's gotten to the point where I'm struggling to do my work because why does it even matter? The US is a dumpster fire and people are too busy blaming the other side to actually fix anything or listen and learn.
I think I’m a combination of burned out, languished and maybe mildly depressed and the only thing that sounds good is taking a month off of work for starters. Anyone gone through this in their early to mid thirties? Any guidance or perspective?
Not in IB or ER, but I have to ask (per CFA study), how common is it to run in to troublesome pension accounting issues? It seems like most companies have/are going the way of DC plans and away frm DB
Has anyone taken the PHR exam lately? What was the best test prep IYO? Online on demand , online live classes? Are the practice exams worth the cost?
When someone gets fired/laid off but they keep their previous title/agency on LinkedIn, does anyone ever tell them to change it?
Does anyone know what typically bonus is for an SC I know it’s up to 24%(I think) but wanted to get more realistic numbers - if you are a top performer.
For those in tech consulting, I have a ba in eco and ms in acc. Can I get away with learning python and sql online with a Microsoft sql certification rather than getting formal education? Continued
I live in a smaller city, the companies here does not pay much (already rejected few jobs that I got, I cannot reapply to them again even if I am ready for pay cut 😒). I want to leave consulting. How do I apply for a jobs outside of my area? I live in Pennsylvania, but far away from Philly.
I’ve got about 600$ I’m tryna put into the market. My individual stocks aren’t doing so great. Mostly looking at index and etfs. I have SCHD for dividends. and my top etfs are BIAWX and SWPPX. should I throw it all into one? Or split between them? I also have tencent which went from 98$ to 56$ anyone think it’s a good time to buy?
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