My wife refuses to baby proof our house, meaning our toddler requires constant vigilant attention (i.e. need to be within a foot of him at all times to prevent situations) Eventually it’ll be good to teach him boundaries, but at this point it just hampers his ability to explore his world. Am I wrong
I am taking another sick day this coming Monday. It's necessary for both my physical and mental health, which are severely compromised due to the stress of this insane school year (and the last one, and the spring before that -- I think this is cumulative with COVID, the political situation, etc.). I have never taken this many sick days during ANY school year in my 20+ years of teaching. Is anyone else experiencing this? Is anyone else having anxiety about taking so many days off?
New Dad here, Just found out my wife is pregnant. We’re excited! What books/podcasts can you recommend for getting ready for this adventure?
Parents, how much technology do you allow your kids to use? My friend's child is almost as proficient with her iPhone and he's 5...is that normal? Not a parent so I honestly don't know. Also, just read the Cocomelon has cocaine-like addiction tendencies for children so there's that.
Anyone familiar with East Long Beach, Lakewood, Los Alamitos area? Relocating from the valley and seeking guidance on neighborhoods to target/avoid etc. FWIW early thirties couple with a super young kid
Capgemini@ Hi fishes, How to take my partner and my child to us? I am going to us in next 6 months.. Can anyone let me know the process?
Might not be the standard post, but I'm really going crazy. We have been trying for a while and today saw this. I see my OBGYN in 2 days, until then- does this mean I'm pregnant? I feel like it's a dream and I'm doubting myself and not sure if I'm reading it right or if it's all in my head!! It's positive, right?
Been thinking a lot about justice lately, and realized that justice applied unequally is justice denied. Lori Loughlin took a pic of her own kid working out, and is going to jail. A bunch of violent mobs topple statues of our Founding Fathers, and society looks the other way. What kind of example are we setting for the next generation?
Honestly feeling trapped. Just had a baby and it's a big change. My company is chaos personified; being back is already giving me migraines again. 2+hr commute ea way. Losing confidence like woah...
I visited a friend of mine who has a 1 year old baby, and asked me if I wanted to get a dog. then she asked me if I wanted to get a plant 😂. since it is a good way to take care of something else, and to train for the future. Honestly I find this hilarious, but I don’t think having a plant or a dog will make my life fulfilling 🤣🤣
Ladies, what do you think of this dress for a girl baby's baby shower? The dress is more poofy than it looks in the picture (or so it fits on me). Don't want to stand out more than the mom 😂
My 6 mo just switched to a new daycare bc the old place (we started at 4mo) had NO transparency. she was coming out with dirty face, dried up tears, red marks, frequent blow outs etc that the teachers/admins kept brushing off. New place offers 24/7 camera access and provide lots of updates throughout the day. The teachers seem to be doing the best they can. But after the first week I noticed my baby was extremely aggressive, vocal, irritable, &can't nap. Should I be worried about the new place?
My Career Counselor (read: mentor for non Accenture 🐠 ) is expecting her 1st baby! Any gifts anyone can recommend (more on the personal side)? I’m in charge of purchasing on behalf of our office.
Hi I’m a baby and going to Colorado for the first time this weekend. I have friends who live there so I’ll be staying at their place. They all 💨🍃 daily and so I’ll likely do it as well. I’m worried about my luggage smelling like it on the way back. Has this ever been an issue for anyone?
Timelines are being created for a shoot that would happen out of the country on my child’s first birthday. I need to be with my child on this day but don’t have enough pull in the agency to affect changing timelines and can’t miss the shoot bc I’m a key player. Any advice?
Was afraid I was pregnant despite two methods of contraceptive after a one-night stand...now that I’m fairly certain I’m not, I’m disappointed? Is this normal? I feel absolutely insane.
Nothing like spending a sunny Saturday in an edit for a babycare brand (sample VO: “living every moment hand in hand”) while actual child is at the park with the nanny.
Hah this will be me when we adopt
Hi ladies, Looking for some advice from NYers. I am planning to deliver my baby in Manhattan, preferably upper east side, and am looking for advice on hospitals. Insurance can cover any hospital.
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Getting this off my chest!
Good happy hours in NYC?
Just "wolf whistled" instead of saying my name on a client call. My young female client took it as a compliment.
Choosing to be homeless for the next 3 months. Pad rented out to airbnber. Hopefully my project will keep me on for that time. I’m single, no kids and homeless. And loving it. #homelessconsultant
Has anyone tried giving up their seats on Delta or JetBlue? Is it really worth the time?
When your office sends out an e-mail that the office-wide lunch has arrived, and the people who run for it first are support staff. #bitchplease #ipayforyourfood #backupoffmygrub
Aaaand thats why I kept negotiating my employment contract to have an exit clause in case SPG gets acquired...#priorities
What were y'alls first year raises? Share competency/vertical/geo/performance if you'd like.
Just got promoted to Consultant after 2+ years, 9% base salary adjustment + 1.5% bonus. Does that sound right?
Post MBA salary progression- what do people expect to make at 2, 5, 10 years after MBA at their respective firms?
I trust the cracked out hobo outside my apartment more than the mute button on Skype/Lync.
Anyone else on that R2 business school grind?
There seriously needs to be a pre check line for the security after customs when you have a connecting flight
I come home and the only food in my house is ice cream and beer. I've been doing the conference-call-but-still-in-pjs since 5am (west coast life). Ice cream and beer for breakfast?
When you have an aching feeling that you could be doing more to get ahead in your career but are burnout at the same time #deepthoughtintheshower
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