Right before Labor Day, after 2 months of dating, my guy made us “official” and asked me to be his girlfriend. (He made a romantic event of it, arranging a picnic by the lake). Ever since then, everything’s been great. until tonight. His ex, who he says he broke up with a couple of weeks before we met, called and says she could be pregnant (took a home pregnancy test and is going to the doctor ASAP). I’m full of all sorts of questions and feelings I’m not sure I have a right to. Advice?
Did anyone's brains just stop working while pregnant? I'm 13 weeks and can only manage to work half days. I'll sit at my computer for 12 hours and bill only 3-4 hours instead of my standard 8-10. I have work to do, but zero motivation or availability to focus unless there's a looming deadline. Does this phase pass? Did this happen to anyone else?
Any good registry hacks? Or discounts to save money for things I’ll need for me , baby or the house?
Anyone receive an offer & negotiate a start date months down the road to take advantage of a better maternity leave policy, or any other reason? Wondering how many months is reasonable to ask for.
Does anyone maybbbbbe think that this new “spike” in corona virus cases could be possibly caused by these massive riots in every major city? Not saying the riots are bad or wrong, but let’s not kid ourselves and say these aren’t a contributing factor. So when people are surprised at the USAs rising rates, I mean come on...
Quick question to new fathers. Do you wake up at night when the baby cries to give milk/change diapers? Or your wife does it fully? I don’t do it and I feel pretty guilty.
Did anyone accept a job while pregnant? When did you tell your new employer and how did they react?
I'm a young teacher, and want to know what your tips are for preparing for parent-teacher conferences?
I had a parent repeatedly shit talk me all over a school FB group, claiming I “hadn’t been doing anything for all of distance learning.” ... I had about 10 video lessons + daily (con’t in comment)
Has anyone been unjustly rejected by their children due to encouragement by other parent/grandparents/other? It happens usually during separation and divorce but could happen within a marriage. In many extreme cases, the child is prevented from a relationship with a parent due to a being blocked physically and emotionally. I'm currently in a toxic marriage where spouse and MIL badmouth me (among other things) to my 5 yo son to the point where he rejects, badmouths, and even bullies me.
Any suggestions/recommendations for programs which help sponsoring a child’s education? I’d love to sponsor one this new year. Preferably to an Indian child. I know of “save a child” but did you use/prefer another one?
When was the moment that it really dawned on you that you are a full fledged attorney? Mine was when I was a first year and did a pro bono DV case and won custody, alimony, and child support for mom.
Went in for a scan yesterday because I was having spotting and cramping at 12 weeks. The OB saw fluid behind the baby’s neck and is referring us to see a high risk doctor immediately. NIPT was negative. I’m panicking. Have any of you been through this?
Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma was asked how he’d meet his future capital needs. He replied, “Mere paas Ma hain, Jack Ma” (I have Ma, Jack Ma), a reference to a famous line from the Bollywood film Deewar, in which the character says a person with a mother — Ma — has all the riches one needs https://restofworld.org/2021/chinese-investors-lose-out-in-indian-tech-ipo-boom/
Are there any creatives you look up to who’s personal life isn’t in shambles (divorced, cheating on side, neglecting kids)? I was happy to make advertising/career my life until I had my first child...
Hi Ladies, This is a lengthy post, about a family matter. I am seeking some advice from the sisterhood. I am a married mother of a boy who is in Pre-K. I have been married for 8 years now. Contd..
Planning on having a child. My period just ended this past Saturday. Any advice for how to time if trying to get pregnant?
What age were you when you had each kid? I'm 32 and we are trying for our first. SO is 36. But the endless relentless lectures from the women of my family about why "it's so late! Hurry! It's going to be impossible soon!!" is driving me insane. Ideally I would want it to be planned and natural, not IVF or anything, but you never know.
How different is interview prep for HBS Vs GSB Vs Wharton? Just trying to estimate amount of effort I’d need to put in if I get an invite (given already crazy hours at work)
Got below offer - Product Manager in Tech - 180k base, 10% bonus, 160k RSU (vested 4 years), Should I take this or wait to hear back from FAANG ? Thoughts?
What technical questions have you been asked on interviews at the senior accountant level?
Hey 🐟, I have about $400 leftover in a WFH stipend I got from my new company. I already have all the essentials (standing desk, keyboard, monitor, etc). Any suggestions on what I can use the remainder on?
Can someone please share case interview/ and power day product design case tips and compensation range at Capital One for PM role. TIA
Hey guyz, Last week on Wednesday i got call from Mumbai Capgemini HR for salary discussion and DOJ then after she said she will release my offer letter with in 3-4 days. But on 18th sept i.e Saturday evening I got a message from them asking for alternate email id and Phone number for creation of profile on CG portal. Now in how many days i should expect my offer letter? Anybody can help me out?
Hi This is Mriganka Das working on Big Data Analytics in Nomura . My total experience is 6+ yrs and relevant in Big Data is 2.8 yrs .If there is any openings in any of the Big 4 pls do let me know..
Gonna be in Atlanta June-August for my MBA internship. I am checking hellolanding for short term furnished rentals, but wanted to check on here too. Looking to live in Midtown exclusively.
First time I interviewed at my current firm I didn't make it past my second round due to a bad review from an interviewer. Applied again a year later and got hired. In between that year, the interviewer who wrote me a bad review got fired due to poor performance. Moral of the story, it sucks that one person can mess up your job search so badly but don't give up! Often times it's not you, it's them!
I can see so many ex MBB consultants in Meesho currently. Any idea why this is and if Meesho is a good exit from consulting? I have an interview scheduled but not really sure if I should go for it or not.
So when r the comp statements coming?
Does the amount of "Breakthrough Cases" rising among those fully vaccinated make anyone... wonder? Now there's a "Delta+" variant? Now they are saying "No vaccine is 100% effective so this is to be expected"? As if we're just suppose to shrug our shoulders after they have been pressuring everyone to get the vaccine? I'm fully vaxed but I can't help but wonder... this is what the Anti-Vaxers have been warning and saying the whole time and it's making me second guess which side I'm on...
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