My house got egged and tped over the weekend. I took it upon myself to reach out to the parents and let them know I've already called the cops but wanted to reach out to you first before the cop shows up on your door. 1 set of parents immediately shifted blame to me and bashed me as a teacher and told me they think I have it out for their son and didn't address the situation at hand. How can I move forward with this situation?
Why don't more (white collar) Americans take breaks in-between jobs? Like a month or two summer break. Is this mindset that you need to work all the time a vestige from back when people would work at the same company for 40 years until they die?
What’s a ‘luxury’ reoccurring expense that’s worth it to you? Was thinking about getting a bi-weekly housekeeper but wanted to bounce other ideas.
I need to regain my honor from my father
I wanna start a new mirror selfie post. ☺️
(1 of 2) Help needed... Context: Married with first baby on the way. Plan is for my spouse to stay home with our (future) kids for next few years. My income is $250-300K and keeping it that way for a while as I’ve moved off partner track for at least 2-3 years as we start our family. $120K in retirement accounts, $70K in cash, $50K in home equity, and $6K in HSA Beyond mortgage, only debt is a $25K private loan that we can pay back any time in next 5 yrs. and isn’t accruing interest.
I am a mom of a 4 year and a 15 month old. I feel like this pandemic exhaustion has taken a toll on me as a mom. I used to be a conscious, creative and a gentle parent with some terrible moments. Now, I am just more angry, mean to my 4 year old and get triggered easily. It’s so so so hard and I know we’ll get through this BUT I think my kids are just going to hate me soon:( how do I get out of this vicious cycle of losing my shit —- feelinguilty - vowing to be a better parent??
Okay moms- HOW did y’all get through your first trimester when you had to actually go to the office/to shoots/to literally anything? Before you can tell people that you’re pregnant and that’s why you’re so out of it? I’m struggling, and I’m working from home. I just cannot fathom not being 10 feet from my bed/a bathroom. I’m feeling so lucky, and also in awe, and also like, okay so I just have to wait for another pandemic to have another kid so I can be home for the first trimester again?
Baby 🍼 Huck 🐾
How much do you target in your kid’s 529? Given tuition inflation, and the vast cost difference across public and private schools, how do you think about a target number? I currently have ~$60k saved for my 8 year old and I’m wondering if I’m on track.
MIL wanted to make her first Mother’s Day as a gram special and invited herself to visit us this weekend. She’s a narcissist who has a personality disorder so she couldn’t possibly wrap her head around me wanting my first MD to be special for me. My SO was fully prepared to tell her to screw and has been super stressed the week leading up to her visit. I had told him to agree bc we are hosting every other family member (incl. step mom) this month. Pray for us bc this weekend is going to tough.
Has anyone had experience with post partum depression and / or depletion that managed to get on track? 18 months out from 2nd child and am cropped with brain fog
Friendly reminder to please stop telling your female coworkers that don’t want children “to just wait a few years - you’ll change your mind”. 😡
Going back to work after 4.5 months of maternity leave tomorrow. I’m utilizing PwC’s 60% phased return to work program so hopefully that will help ease the transition. Wish me luck! Any tips, tricks?
I’m 26 weeks and have a prominent belly, and I’ve gained over 25 pounds (my doctor is not concerned). Several folks have commented to me recently how I look *so* pregnant and like I’m measuring big including friends and even my sister in law. It sucks to hear. Have any of you guys experienced this and how do you take it?
What's a good way to get families to show up to school for events like parent-teacher conferences?
new test post
Traveling for this project makes me not want to travel home for the holidays. I don't even want to think about all the incompetent vacationers swarming the airport terminals.
Not sure which is worse. Attending training in BFE in Illinois and staying in a closet or being forced to share a room with a rando at training
Does the way you dress really matter as an analyst? I understand looking clean and well rested, but it’s not like the client is looking at you as the company spokesmodel! Thoughts?
That moment when you think I turned down academia so I wouldn't have to spend my life writing proposals.
Sent an email to someone with an OOO, but I also have an OOO... Is outlook smart enough to stop the cycle?
When a sr analyst “checks in” over the wknd for a deliverable. First an email, a phone call, a voicemail, then a text… I SEE YOU. I am BUSY. 😡
PwC wtf is this sharing rooms at PwC University? Why do I work for a Big 4 if we can't even afford to have our rooms at a mandatory training? Anyone that's done PU what's the deal?
As a beginning consultant, all this free food and hotel stays do help my bank account. I buy significantly less grocery than my other non-consultant friends and I get to sleep on a king size bed.
When the gate agent tells you that you need to check your bag because overhead bin space is full...only to find a completely open bin when you board.
One of my client's surname is Wood. She said "Good Morning" as soon as I entered office today. I replied "Good Morning Wood !!" 🙃😶😑😐
Delta offered me Amex gift card for $800 and I accidentally selected Delta gift card. Anyone I can fix it or get it replaced? Or Anyone wants to buy it?
*Please turn your phone on airplane mode as the aircraft door is now closed* 1. Send emails 2. Check ESPN 3. Text taxi driver 4. Check email again 5. Check Fantasy Lineups 6....
When the grandma with the 1 yr old sits next to you on the 6am puddle jumper + flight delayed 1 hour on runway
Huge middle finger to the people who leave their seat windows open when the sun is shining like a fucking laser. Some of us are trying to sleep...
"Project manager" at the client responds to an email from 3 weeks ago asking for an update. Read the latest email in the chain, dumbass. #notthatdifficult
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