“A child really isn’ that expensive in the first 3-4 years” ~ Spouse 7 months ago. Our bank account after 7 months of pregnancy says otherwise. I’m excited to be a father and I want to be a good father, but there is zero chance this child is going to remember or even care what decorations we chose for the nursery. Advice on picking battles over expenditures for a future child?
*No judgement zone* Just finished reading Expecting Better (LOVED it!) but I’m so curious - how many moms out there actually drank wine or beer while pregnant?? I would LOVE a small glass or two once in a while but I’m nervous.
what do you wear on production when you’re pregnant? my wardrobe is very black and utilitarian and I don’t wear dresses. also, since everything has been remote, the team is about to find out I’m 7 months pregnant...
A little embarrassing but F it! After 2 babies back to back please recommend some spandex-y or super control top panties to help with the fupa. My 2021 goal is to lose the baby weight (30 lbs) but I’m afraid the skin is so stretched out it will still be there. Tummy tuck/lipo is in the works—trust! And please don’t feed me any of those, you brought life into the world BS lines. Panty suggestions please (or solidarity to lmk I’m not alone standing in the mirror naked thinking WTF)!
Has anyone attempted or been successful at negotiating more parental leave or earlier eligibility (if employed <1 yr) with their job offer?
Ladies, do you think getting passed over for promotion due to maternity leave is fair? Obviously makes sense not to be promoted if performance is lacking. However, if you killed it for ~30 weeks cont.
My spouse and kid are on H4 valid till Jan 2023 but their stamping has expired. Planning to get stamped when next time go to India (home county). I have offer from a company, should I process H4 transfer also along with my H1? What if my family visit to India after my H1 transfer, can they still stamp using their I797 (valid till 2023)?
Hello! Any advice for a soon to be first time mom? I read somewhere that we need to take four months of maternity leave before the baby is due. Is that true? Going to reach out to PML soon and then HR. Thanks!
Tongue tie Anyone here have to get the tongue tie procedure done for their baby? How was it? Were they fussy after? How long (hours /days / weeks) were they fussy for? How long did it take to heal? Did you get any sleep? Just hubby, me and 3 month baby. Trying to plan and be prepared. Should hubby take off work? Tell me everything.
Got referred to fertility specialist after 6 months of trying (38 y/o) for our second child. We have Kaiser (CA) and was wondering if anyone had suggestions on what to ask on the first telephone visit or tips in general. Thanks.
My brother has been offered at Punjab National Bank as a Manager in Chennai. He has been told that he must have a car on his name to claim petrol allowance. Is this true? Car is currently on father’s name. Does this mean car needs to be transferred to son’s name? Can someone from PNB please confirm this?
Have you dated a man with a child? What are healthy boundaries between your S/O and the mother of his baby? I want to be understanding but a part of me knows that there will always be something “more”
Question for current moms - did you lose weight to or before getting pregnant? Were you able to maintain a manageable weight? Not pregnant yet but so scared of gaining too much and having long term health issues due to weight gain.
Has anyone started a new job shortly after maternity leave? Looking for input as this might be my situation.
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.
Recommendations on parenting Instagram accounts to follow? Particularly interested in ones related to baby play / development since we are still having little one at home. Baby is almost one.
Why does McKinsey hire at Associate level post MBA. Bain and BCG associates don’t have MBA.
Most important things to do in London? Traveling there for a quick vacation (5-6 days) and don’t want to overwhelm myself or try to do too much. Would be good to have the must see or must do from you brainy consultants. 🧐
Is there a bowl for all things MBB (people wanting to transition there, currently interviewing, compensation, etc)?
Hello! I’m @ a small agency in a senior role & wear many hats w/ only 4 years exp - therefore I have a really hard time knowing where to go next. What sort of roles at larger agencies would equate?
What are common exists for healthcare strategy folks? Specifically managers - possible to go into corporate dev for a provider?
Soon going to stop bothering w/ Uber. In DC, at 5:45, closest 🚗 was 15 min away. At LGA Term A, 🚗 15 min away kept grabbing my request when others were 4 min away. Who else offers black cars?
Things I will spend my bonus on ______
Denied for Medical Necessity
Have an offer from Deloitte doing the exact same thing I do at KPMG for 45% more. Partners at KPMG have basically told me they can get close to matching but not until raises happen in October. Should I trust them or jump? Worried about having to build an internal network from scratch at Deloitte but also worried about getting screwed in October and getting like a 10% raise only. M2 if it matters. Thoughts?
Applying for MBA with 4 years of professional experience and hoping to move into IBD. Is it too late to make the move?
Didn’t successfully move on in a S&O mgr role. Thought overall the interview went well. What are the best tips for prepping and landing that type of role?
All the audit senior managers out there, what’s your salary like? M3 here trying to decide whether I should wait for a promo in 2022 or jump ship now and get industry experience.
Do a lot of consultants need an MBA to advance their career? Also, what firms give you the highest chance of getting into a good program besides MBB?
Hi friends, Need your suggestions. I am having 7YoE in .Net technologies. As i am having offer letter of below org. 1. Accenture 2. Publicis Sapient 3. Globallogic Can you please tell me which org is good to join considering below points: 1. WLB 2. Growth with Job Security 3. Onsite Opportunity
Curious on culture at Deloitte Global vs Deloitte US. Anyone have any experience on that side? If so, what are your thoughts on WLB and flexibility?
Looking to return to Big 4 as a consultant now that I have some experience; however, I’m not sure if the reason I’m not getting any interviews is because of covid or what’s on my resume/lack thereof. Has anyone gotten hired at Big 4 during this time and have any help or insight for me? Thanks!
I recently joined a boutique firm after leaving a Big 4, around a month now, but having second thoughts. Is it bad to Look elsewhere after only a month? I'm not comfortable with how they have treated me regarding some requests and just don't feel at ease. If you know a firm hiring in FS or MC space in general, please help me. Thank you.
Getting a nanny .... my husband and I are looking to hire a nanny for our 7 month old, our 3 y/o goes to pre-school. We've had nannies previously for our 3 y/o but they were both referred by friends. The one we are looking to hire now is our first from Care.com. Does anyone have any advice as to what we should be on the lookout for? My husband and I both work from home, but I can't help my anxiety about not knowing her, the background check was light in information, and I want to make sure he's safe
After traditional investment banking, I can safely say banking is better than consulting in regards to prestige, income, and sophistication of work. While consulting has better hours, nicer culture.
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