Midsize firm and I am the only female. The managing partner told me I can’t take anymore vacation days if I take maternity leave. Thoughts?
Car-owners: I scratched my baby benz. Should I go to a body shop this weekend or it doesn't really matter when I get it fixed...
Hi ladies. I realized I don’t have any pregnant lawyer friends and thought it would be great to make some. Check out the newly formed Pregnant Lawyers bowl!
Did he ask Mother before doing this?
For those who have kids or have decided you want to start having kids, how did you know you were ready to start trying? I’m turning 31 and my husband and I have been married for 8 months. I’ve always wanted to have kids eventually, but I’m having a hard time coming to terms with how much life will change and the sacrifices that have to be made. Maybe it’s because social media has made me acutely aware of the the mom struggle. If anyone has helpful advice to push past the fear, please share!
Daycare moms that nurse, what is your at routine? I want to get up before baby gets up but boobs are super full so taking a shower means so much leaking (sorry TMI!). Also do you feed solids before you leave or just pack it for daycare to feed?
What/how does your relationship change with your husband after having a baby? There was an earlier thread related to this, but I can’t find it.
Just so much happiness and I need space to gush. My boyfriend is the most amazing man I’ve ever met. He makes me feel safe and loved and is absolutely crazy about me. We see each other a couple of times a week and it’s always super fun and peaceful and the sex and emotional connection is perfect. I’m so lucky to have met him in nyc and he tells me he feels lucky too. We’re discussing our future and having 3 kids together and I can’t wait to call him my husband and father of our gorgeous children
Thoughts on Costco sofa sets / sectionals? Not the most stylish, but looking for comfy and durable and strain resistant to survive baby and dog and extended family. Doesn't need to last forever, but 5 years of enjoyable comfy sitting, sleeping and reasonable use is all I expect. Had a trendy gorgeous velvet masterpiece before baby. I miss those days. 😔 Anyway, any advice, fabrics, or other things to consider?
My wife and I need a break. Had our first baby in March and we are worn out (getting better) but very tired. Wife said to me “I need us time”, and she’s never said that in the 3 years we’ve been married. Suggestions on getaways or things to do?
Is anyone dealing with pressure to travel/attend in person events? I’m pregnant, there is no vaccine for my young children and therefore we are still taking precautions pretty seriously as a result. Seems like “I’m being careful because of Covid” is no longer an accepted excuse
I’m compiling a list of mini red flags in relationships: 1) Men who “just don’t like Hillary Clinton”, 2) Elon Musk fan-boys, 3) Men who have an opinion on your choice of birth control. What are yours?
Had a baby recently and, for the life of me, can't imagine going back to work. My husband also works extreme hours. How do you parents with demanding careers do it? I'm thinking of moving to industry.
My kid won't stop grabbing at my tits and singing "boobie boobie boobie boobie boobie." I think my husband is to blame.
Anyone dealt with your sibling getting divorced and the SIL fallout? My brother is going though a divorce and it is ugly. She is saying he is “unfit” (he is not). He has a 32 yr old who I am very close to, and a 12 yr old who is my goddaughter. His ex was my bff and now she says he is an unfit father and trying to take away his parental rights. I am stunned. It has fractured us beyond what I thought possible. Do I stay neutral for the nieces? Do I shout at the top of my lungs he is a good guy?
Why exactly is the lateral market so hot? More deals going on? People leaving big law completely? More people taking parental leave? A mix of these things?
Ugh. First okcupid DTF and now hidden valley ranch BFD. Lazy and trying too hard at the same time. And to make it more relatable to suburban dads, they got the kid to say- I’ve got your bfd right here
Vitamix model recommendations? We are a small family 1 kid. Looking at it primarily to make smoothies, nut butters, soups. Which one would you recommend?
I think DCFS should be called for a student and we brought it to the principal but because the students grandmother works at the school they decided to let her handle it. What would you do in this situation I don’t think the child is being physically or sexually abused but I don’t think his living situation is safe or healthy for him?
I never fly American and am about to next weekend. They don't have an Economy plus option? They're trying to charge me $35 for a "preferred location" but not more legroom??
(Sorry for the cross-posting...) Looking for some great (former) BigLaw transactional lawyers to work with my company Praktio (www.praktio.com) to develop new practical training for associates. Here's the LinkedIn job posting: www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2636937239/. Initially contemplating these relationships as contractor/project-based, but hoping some will evolve into FTE. And open to starting off that way for the right opportunity.
Can anybody suggest any books or resources to get smart on medical device marketing and/or medical device manufacturing?
Does Infosys consider re-negotiating an offer which has already been released? Is there a chance that they may revoke/cancel my offer if I try to negotiate further based on some other offer? Please suggest! The salary difference between Infosys and the other organization is almost 6 lakhs (fixed).
Anyone working in M&A finance can give their thoughts on the job? I like FDD but want something just a little (not too much) slower paced. I’m seeing a few of these job postings pop up and am curious what the interview process will be like
Applying in-house for content marketing role. It’s obvious they want a design AND content guru, and I can only do one at a professional level (content - I’m not a designer)... (cont)
Deloitte folks What funds do you invest in your 401k? When I look I don’t even see the basics of VOO, VTI or VSTAX. I’m in the retirement fund and want to get out of it but don’t know what to pick
How do you all avoid giving a number when asked for what your desired salary is during interviews?
How do you guys focus on workpapers with all the gossip and just small chatter that goes on around us? I find it to be extremely distracting. I want to use headphones, but that looks bad to the client
Curious of compensation structure for FANG exits.. at M level from consulting. Assuming exiting to SM level to these companies. What is the base to equity+bonus ratio? Care to share numbers?
Was trying to schedule an interview, but the recruiter didn’t get back to me with a time. I sent a reminder. No response. What do I do now?
How to set boundaries at work with the Covid campaigns? We’re already working long hours during the week. I really can’t take this on the weekends too. I know you’re supposed to ‘save your job’ but...
Hi Guys - Is it good to look for a job change now? Currently at level 9 with CTC 15 and expecting promotion this year. How much hike can I expect?
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