Is their a site similar to the knot’s wedding website where I can create a baby site? I wanted to add maternity photos to share with friends/ family, gender reveal video and baby registry.
Does anyone know what the paternity leave allowance is for UKI? Regardless of what Shared Parental Leave. Just paternity leave only? I read on some policy its 2 weeks? Is this true? Mothers get 9months full pay and dads only 2 weeks? Can someone who has recently taken pat leave confirm please?
I hate when “Instagram models” try to follow me and ask me to subscribe to their only fans. I am a newly married man with a child….
TIL one of my kid's high school teachers calls weekly quizzes "celebration of knowledge" Yeah...
Hi fam! Me and my partner (females) just got an oral consent from my partners best friend (gay male) to be a sperm donor. Anyone has experience with this? I know lesbians usually go to sperm bank but we wanted to know “baby daddy” and have him involved as a godparent and when kids ask questions introduce him as a father. Personal life stories and dos and donts welcome. All my friends are straight or gay men so I have this resource and general internet.
In a week, I have a black tie wedding coming up at a beautiful indoor/outdoor city venue. I’m stumped about a dress because I’m also 3 weeks postpartum from my first child. I gained 50lbs during my pregnancy and have already lost 35 since the birth. (It’s amazing how much of it was just baby + bloat!) I am looking for a dress that will hide the mommy tummy (some loose skin that’s still tightening). I’m also nursing and my boobs are HUGE rn. Any recs on how to try to dress this new body?? 🥲
Anyone at RSM know how long you have to be at the firm to be eligible for the parental leave benefit?
Starting a thread of suggestions for super happy movies / shows to watch during the two-week wait, (or any of the many waiting periods during the fertility journey)! I'll start: -Mrs Doubtfire -You've Got Mail -The Parent Trap -My Best Friend's Wedding -Mamma Mia I and II -My Big Fat Greek Wedding -Crazy Rich Asians -Ocean's 11, 12, 13 (maybe not quite as feel good, but there are many beautiful people to make you feel good!) :) -Holiday movies: -Hocus Pocus -Elf -Christmas Vacation
15 weeks pregnant and have started having bad cramping very low — like the pubic bone area. Also have been having some mild diarrhea. How concerned should I be? anyone else experience this?
I am hoping for some advice. I was a young mom (17 when pregnant) and ended up having three kids by 23. I’ve since pulled myself up by my boot straps and am doing well in my career and have seen good trajectory. The thing is, it’s always nagged at me that I never went to college. I don’t want to go to college in the traditional sense but my new employer offers some tuition reimbursement (if related to the job). I’m in tech, specifically software. What should I look into?
Thoughts on quitting during parental leave?
Thinking of relocating to Boston area for January - single parent, 2 teens. Grew up there, so know the areas. Thinking south shore or Cape - any realtor recommendations or anyone have a house they'd rent? Must be pet friendly (she's old and hardly moves, happy to out down pet deposit), at least 3 BD 1 1/2 BA, Wi-Fi and working fireplace. Walking distance to ocean a plus but not required.
Hypothetical here: you are a parent and your child got into two schools for undergrad. The first school is a US top 30 University out-of-state, but you have to pay full sticker price ($60k+ per year). The second school is a good in-state university and 20% the cost. If your child goes in-state, you agree to invest the residual ($50k per year) in an S&P 500 fund that releases upon graduation. What is the best outcome for your child?
WLB at MBB (including during COVID)? Thinking about moving over from Big 4 (at Manager or Associate level), but also don’t want to grind like I did in my 20s …since I’m thinking about becoming a new father in the next 2 yrs
Need help deciding on a location for my family's vacation. It would be my family and my brother's family (4 adults&3kids). I am thinking PR, Mexico or Hawaii. What do you guys recommend? Open to other kid friendly beach locations as well. TIA
I am hoping some people can help me here. My SO is in this horrible pit of depression and they are pushing me away. They have all these colliding events in the last few months: father has Alzheimer’s.
To be FTM here, baby is due in September. What kind of support i’d need in initial few months? Both me and my husband will be on parental leave for 5 months and 3 months respectively plus will have some family members staying with us for initial 2-4 weeks non of them have managed newborns before. I’ll be hiring someone to cook for us or at-least help with cooking. Do I need nanny specialized in newborn care? if yes should I go with full time or part time in the first 3 months?
Today I cut mold off a piece of cheese and told my husband it was fine. I've officially become my mother. 😯
KPMG interview process on to 3 months. What gives? Do they actually need cyber people or not? Do I even want to work here now?
What % of a raise can I expect with a 2 rating going from C to SC? Technology consultant
For those whose firms sponsor H1B at the analyst level - how common is this? My firm says they don’t do it until the MBA level because of “prevailing wage” issues, but the analyst comp differences aren’t that different that I know of. Appreciate any insights on this!
Looking to buy my primary home in New Jersey. My budget is 500k and we don't have any kids yet. I would like it to be commutable to NYC for work but mostly i would be doing wfh. What area/location is ideal for my situation? I know Edison is a nice area. Thanks.
Folks who moved from MBB to a top-tier tech firm (E.g. FAANG): how does the talent compare between the two?
How do I become a morning person? Getting a kid seems like the only option, and that's not happening for 1 million reasons.
Can anyone provide some recommendations for an attorney who can counsel for filling a marriage based green card. I am based out of northern NJ.
I am unable to manage my work and GMAT preparation. I work in IT Risk Advisory and the work culture (India 🙄) and hours are crazy (10-12 hours avg). I am behind my targets as per my study plan (targeting ~750) - can only manage to get in 1-2.5 hours of prep daily/alternate days, I try to study on weekends but it's difficult as I am burnt out from the work. Need advice from people who have faced and cracked this. I like my work and would prefer to grow and be a top performer as well
Just found out I’m getting promoted from Sr AD to ACD. Really happy, but they haven’t told me what the salary increase is yet. What’s reasonable to expect? Another 20k?
How do bonuses work if you took parental leave during the year? Do hours get prorated or do you still need to hit the normal threshold?
I’m on the work visa and was just laid off from tax. I honestly hated the busy seasons in the last year and was so miserable bc I had to stay to keep my status so I can get my GC, which was the biggest goal for years. Never thought I would grow to dislike my job. So the lay-off is a blessing in disguise in a way! The funny thing is, jobs I’ve heard back so far that sponsor the visa are in PA...I think for my well-being I should just go home, or am I too big of a coward for giving up my goal?
Anyone flown Air China business? Have to travel to and from Beijing and they’re coming up as the lowest price... I know, you get what you pay for, but how bad could it be, it’s biz class, no?
Are there women here that have a significantly larger income than their male partner/ spouse? My husband used to make a little more money 10 years ago when we first met (when we were both making under 60k). Then I started climbing a fast track career ladder and now make a total comp of close to 300k and he is still under 80k... (which is totally fine with me btw). But I have noticed that this has caused a lot of serious issues for our relationship. any advice?
I am looking to gain certification or other credentialing in diversity and inclusion, not only because it would look good on my resume both for future job-search purposes and also to become better educated in this area, which is growing in importance. I looked at SHRM's "Inclusive Workplace Culture Specialty Credential" and got a bit of "sticker shock" at the cost - $1,655.00 for members. Does anyone have other suggestions on training/credentialing in this area?
Broke up with my boyfriend recently and the best closure was getting all those SkyMiles back from upcoming trips I paid his way for ✈️
Lost retainer beginning of pandemic and haven’t been able to get replacement (Covid/Moving Out of State/ Other Priorities). Top teeth have shifted back to some extent, bottom teeth have built in retainer so haven’t moved. Back at parents home now and want to fix this mistake, what are realistic expectations? Full Invisalign program ~ 2-3k, Orthodontist to give me some break since we’ve already paid X thousand, some middle ground? Just want to try and be prepared on fair expectations.
We spout gender equality, but often ask women to do things men don't get asked to do. From organizing lunches/events at work (pre-Rona), to babysitting our siblings because we are girls with motherly insticts. It is generally expected that women do certain things that are "for the good of the community" which is just unpaid work for no praise. Let's change this. Let's start the change at home and it will translate elsewhere If you won't ask your son to do it, don't ask your daughter to do it.
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