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!
What's your firm's parental leave policy? Like how many weeks? Is it different for moms and dads (or primary vs. non-primary)? Wife and I are planning to have kids in the next two years and want to be in the best situation possible.
I work in a self contained classroom. A parent of one of my kids wants to come and volunteer after learning all my staff quit. Can I allow her to do this? Admin has no idea and I'm not sure with FERPA laws.. advice, suggestions? What can I have her do if she can come?
What do you get for parents expecting their 3rd child (second of same gender)? My sister in law is expecting and struggling to do something more thoughtful then just money since we are due with twins a month after they are due.
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?
I visited a friends that has a 1 year old baby. She asked me if I wanted to get a dog, and then asked me if I wanted to get a plant 😂. She said it was a good way to start carrying for something else and get experience for the future. I think this is hillarious I don’t see how a dog or a plant will fulfill my life. 😂
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 😭😭
Estate tax question. Elderly mother is on her way out, should we put me and my sisters name on the house deed? Does this make sense from an estate tax perspective?
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?
I have a toddler and baby. Toddler was always home due to pandemic and started preschool. He brings sickness home every week and we are all sick miserable. Thanksgiving was worst as baby ended up hospitalized and I have zero family support. I am so traumatized and couldn’t bring myself to send older to preschool again with covid fear of my kids. Can some experienced mamas share your wisdom on how you managed sickness , covid fear and do right by the kids
What is the extent of details revealed in a background check? If I left voluntarily vs was let go - does that show up in a background check? Long leave of absence say 6 months (health or parental leave or just personal leave) - does that show up? Which specific teams I worked with or what kind of projects I worked on? Past promotion dates?
When did you start implementing a schedule for your baby? Mine is 5 weeks old right now, and all of the advice I’ve received so far is to ensure he’s eating regularly (every 2-3 hours, per the pediatrician) and otherwise follow his cues for an ear-wake-sleep rhythm. However, I’m eager to implement a daily schedule to have more predictability and hopefully get longer stretches of sleep at night. When can I start this and what’s the best way to begin?
Slalom's maternity and paternity leave are well below industry average. I've heard rumors that this is slated to change but I haven't seen any action. Anyone have better Intel than nothing and rumors?
Mom Guilt I think I just need to vent. Last week, I had a partner throw me on something last minute and I was not able to work on my own assignments as I originally planned. In the end, I only had like 30 minutes to blaze through an assignment before I had to run out to pick my toddler up from daycare. I got there at exactly 6pm and she was the only baby who had not been picked up. It was so heartbreaking to see her sitting there, sad, waiting for me. I had to stop myself from crying…
Long story short - my nanny has many conservative values - mom shaming breastfeeding in public, gender specific roles, considering boys better than girls etc. it never bothered me before and I have learned to co exist with her however now my toddler is speaking and understanding more I am worried about him being influenced by her. Further she also has comments against my SO being too involved parent & calling out son as cutie, hugging toddler etc as he is a boy. Contd..
Has anyone figured out anything creative for a baby shower in a pandemic? Is it still okay to send out cute invites for a virtual one??
My husband was laid off today. We have a new baby & new house so it’s a bad day. He’s in the financial services industry so I’m reaching out to see if anyone knows of any FS consulting roles open?
Is it OK to go to certain events while on parental leave? I am not doing casework but I also don’t want to miss out on a key training that is rarely offered, for example. Or annual practice meetings
Our principal does not want we 1:1 aides at IEP meetings for our student. The mother of my student had to insist I be included. I was ignored at the meeting until the mother said, I’d like to hear from Sarah. Anyone else experience this?
My ex fiancé from 5 years ago literally started following me and liked pictures on my insta. He’s married with a kid now. Like why? 🤦🏻♀️
Anyone take CFE?
Agency recruiters: what’s the real feeling on going from client-side to agency side? Does any client-side experience matter?
Thoughtworks is hiring for Senior Java dev (4+ YOE) (Pune, mumbai, Gurgaon) Senior QA (API automation) (4+ YOE) (Gurgaon, Hyderabad, chennai) Mail ur resume to firstname.lastname@example.org for referral with preferred location
Used corporate code for personal hotel stay and they asked me for ID...I showed my badge but they seemed unsatisfied, what else would I show them to prove I work at the company?
Please lemme know how levels are decided on Accenture interview? I have seen people got selected as in a manager level just with 8.5 years of exp. And with same skill another employee got selected for lesser level with 10.5 yrs exp. Any idea?
If anybody is impacted by the KPMG layoffs today let me know if you want to discuss new opportunities
Anyone looking to move to a mid size consulting firm (West Monroe)- doing super exciting work with a great company culture and very fair compensation, hit me up. We are growing very rapidly and hiring aggressively! Also really trying to increase diversity so there’s that too! Shoot me a message and let me know!
Starting a new job on January 3. Want to leave on good terms in case I want to boomerang down the road. Is it a bad move to put in my 2 weeks on December 17, right before my whole project team disconnects? Or should I at least give them a heads up before I put in 2 weeks? Do I need to tell my practice leaders/PPMDs in advance? I’m a SC fyi. Thanks fam! First time doing this.
Any recommendations for a good professional case interviewer/coach either through Casecoach or independently? Have an upcoming MBB interview
Is anyone familiar with the transaction / deal analytics business at Big 4, or PwC specifically? What is the work and salary band(s) like, specifically in APAC market?
Has anyone jumped from Big 4 Advisory to Tier 1 Consulting firms (e.g. MBB). Was the jump at the same, higher or lower level?
Hi fishes, How is Optum? And how much salary can I expect for Telecommunication Analyst with 3.5 yoe?
How do decide whether to go into real estate investing or stock/crypto investing? Part of me wants to for diversity but then again the housing market is still booming while growth stocks are getting crushed. Background: 23 years old, 80k salary in Florida, live at home Cash - 60,000 Investments - 150,000 Retirement - 70,000
Being a foreign worker on H1b who recently rolled off from the project and currently on beach, what are my options in these times of impending slowdown?
How do people who exit consulting market themselves as experts in their next role? Specifically, one of my recruiters saw my experience more as a jack of all trades and a master of none, and said the lack of deep experience would limit me. For the record, I am tech consulting, with experience in a lot of cloud integrations. Encouragement would also help.
Have people had success applying to FAANG, MBB, VC etc roles on LinkedIn or should I be going about this another way?
How bad is it to renege on an accepted job offer? A new offer came in at a 33% higher tc, this is a senior manager level role. Concerned about reputational impact especially at this level and this cyber industry. Is there anyone who has actually reneged a job offer and can speak to the their personal experience?
Has anyone relocated far away from their current employer during covid but held their position as full time remote? I’ve always wanted to move out of LA (especially due to housing $$), but don’t want to lose earning potential of the big city. Is this a chance to have it both ways?
Anyone know what is the possible career path for workforce management analyst or staffing analyst? Anyone know what is the typical salary for these positions in SoCal?
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