Hi mamas, how do you handle a sick child when you cannot take the days off? My son is 18 months, just started daycare and he’s been sick a lot. I just changed job, so I don’t have enough PTO to take, but I’m able to WFH. Husband cannot work from home or take time off since he has a big deadline at work right now. How do you handle a sick child but also get the work done? We don’t have any families live close by neither.
Do you invest in tax free 529 plan for kids - yes/no? What’s your monthly amount and which state’s plan did you choose? I am assuming a target of 50% should be good in principal with rest coming from the interest/gains?
Is it necessary that an internet bill should be in your name? If the internet connection is the father's name, then we cannot get the reimbursement?
I don't think there is a point to change the name on a connection.
I found out today I lost my baby at 8 weeks—still in shock. I’ve never had a miscarriage (or a pregnancy) before and we’ve been doing IVF for more than a year. Physically, my doctor said I will be okay the day after the D&C. I need to tell work what I can and can’t do, but have no idea. I know everyone is different, but what have you done/wish you’d done work-wise afterwards? Do I just plan on a normal schedule on Wednesday or should I expect to be curled in a fetal position crying for a week?
I am curious how many high school and middle school teachers of both low and high incidence disabilities, feel like they are knowledgeable enough about transition services. Additionally, how did you become knowledgeable - continuing education, mentors, self-educated, parent educated? I am currently working on my masters and researching the obvious gap between high school teachers and community service providers that inevitably results in frustration and delayed services for students.
Thinking hard about adopting a corgi 🐶 puppy this week...dog parent, any advice? Is there anything you wish you knew when adopting? TIA
Which FAANG companies tend to have more employees of the baby boomer (or older) generation?
Any body here at EY in a reduced schedule after returning from having a baby? I’m trying to figure out how it works and point of view from others that have done it. Also I looked in our homepage but can’t get much more info, any tips are welcome. Thanks
Two days in a row we got a phone call from daycare saying our 15 month old son bit another kid. We are currently going through some life changes (moving homes, switching daycare) and he has (cont...)
Anyone teach your fellow educators' children? I have the son of my Dept head who I disciplined today. Mom, the DH, called me and basically questioned me and defended her child. How do u deal?
I just got my positive pregnancy test yesterday and I'm freaking out. First pregnancy (I'm 32), my husband and I just started trying last month and I didn't expect it would happen so soon! I feel like every time I look something up it's something I can't do (caffeine, exercise, food, etc). How do you ladies manage it all with our careers? I'm just so nervous to be able to make everything work with a baby. Would appreciate any advice!
Any good parenting book recommendations for a kid entering 1st grade? Read lots of the positive discipline series and found it helpful through the toddler stage but now looking for some practical parenting advise for grade school. Thanks!
Telugu, but I speak Hindi, understand Marathi, Punjabi
Based out of Bangalore
Profession: Into IT Consulting
I want to take time off for my new baby, but my job doesn't offer maternal leave. Should I just quit and rely on my spouse for now?
Any one here pregnant with fibroids? I have 4 of them ranging from 2cm to 10cm. One of my fibroids has grown to 10cm and I’m in my 6th month. The doctor says none of them are near the cervix, so I should be good. Just want to hear your thoughts on the delivery could go.
Anyone else in their 30s and still can’t figure out if they want a kid or not? 🙋🏼♀️ (or just me)
Have you and your spouses found any good / unique ways to have a date night recently? We are so tired of doing the same thing all day every day.... but aside from ordering takeout we don’t know what to do. 7pm kid goes to bed and by 9pm we are ready for bed. We used to do painting and puzzles and fancy drinks but I’m pregnant and the others feel like longer commitments than we want right now....
My daughters step-mom sent me a message two months ago, just saw it tonight. They want to pay off the future obligation owed for child support, she turns 18 in two years. Total amount is $23k. My daughter has never met him. The wife said they think “it would be in the best interest of both parties.” The attorney generals office told them they don’t accept a lump sum payment, so not sure what I can do to facilitate this. Opinions please? It sounds suspicious.
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I’m asking out of genuine curiosity - why do law firms promote people who have 0 leadership and management skills to partner? I know people who have been promoted to partner who have for a fact been given poor reviews bc they are egregious managers — some are not even respected by juniors because they also don’t have much substantive knowledge. Is it just politics?
Current A2 at Deloitte Audit and looking into junk to FDD. Internal transfer people said I would need to be at least a senior to jump to FDD which is possible next year around May/June due to good performance reviews. But looking to switch ASAP since I’m not a big fan of audit and jump to FDD, does anyone have referrals for staff positions? Most positions currently open are for seniors ( 3+ years of experience) and manager level jobs. Whats the interview process? Any help would be appreciated.
What’s the best way to transfer from M&A FDD to consulting? What’s most transferrable skills that I should be working on and pitching?
Anyone know where I can find panel fabric like this https://www.instagram.com/tv/Cal1lLPlqgt/?utm_medium=copy_link ? The pearl panel.
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If you signed an offer letter would you rescind? I need to either sign or decline and I don't know what the right decision is. New offer is for a much better opportunity but my current employer is dicking me around. So I am not sure if in a few weeks my current employer might get their shit together.
We're a one income family (makes more sense financially now with the exorbitant daycare costs). How much should one be saving towards retirement? My finanancial advisor is basically saying I meed to max out contributions to 401k and Roth but how does one do that on ONE income with young kids? Mortgage is less than $1k/ mo with eacrow and cars are paid for. We don't spend much other than for necessities and 1-2 trips/yr. I'm getting really discouraged.
How are advertising award shows even a thing in 2022? Across the industry, there are like three good ads a year. Maybe four.
Hey...i m working as a "backup and Storage adminstrator". Looking for a job change in same profile. Please help me if is there any opening for the same.
imo, this is surprisingly accurate
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Hey a quick question!
Every main stream media channel tells you "and the Oscar goes to" but not "the D&AD goes to"
Can someone pls confirm what's the next designation in Mindtree after technical specialist ?
Do all the paid leaves get encashed when an individual leaves a job or some get encashed, what is the general trend ,how do I find this out for my current company?
So I got an offer for audit after interning at EY. Just finished another internship at BDO for tax unexpectedly got a better offer and the people were way nicer. Is it bad to back out after I already accepted my EY offer? which should I pick????
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What do you tell your team when you’re getting morning sickness 1st trimester? I have an intense travel schedule during my 9th week and want to prepare how to cancel my travel last min if needed
I just did my 1 hours glucose test and the result was 135mg. OB says I need to do the 3 hour test. Anyone experienced this?. That was considered a normal range the last time i did this. I am going to have a conversation with her later today.
How much do people pay their full time nannies and how did you find them? Care.Com? Another site? Personal referrals?
Nanny has known for a while we were expecting another one. When we told her it was a girl she said “oh I had hoped it was a boy.” Should I be worried / insulted?? She’s a great nanny and said it in
I’m scheduled for my amnio this week. FTM and petrified. Anything I should be aware of before the procedure?
How do you all manage schedules for nannys and working long days and now returning to in office? My nanny is already doing a 9.5hr day. 830-6. This was manageable while we wfh but now that we are returning to office, I need to leave at 730 for my hour commute and I won't get home until 7. I can't possibly ask my nanny to do 12 hr days. How do you all deal with this?
How have people pumped on trains and planes? I have a medley freestyle. Someone gave me their freemie cups but they only work with spectra. I’m just having a hard time taking the break while
Has anyone had to travel with hormone shots before? Next week will be my first time and I’m not sure what to expect from TSA. I don’t expect anything to affect performance (mood/energy/etc)
Husband and I are looking for babysitter for our 2yr old so we can go to the gym together for like 2hrs twice a week. I'm looking at Care.com but not sure if the Premium is worth it. Thoughts? Open to other suggestions of finding babysitter too (Katy TX area)
Will take any trying to get pregnant advice. Already been trying for a few months and no luck yet. I know it can take over a year (took my sister 3 years), but feeling down about it.
Hi moms - Can anyone share what you do with 2 - 3 YO on weekends? We are usually catching up on house chores and I feel my kid runs aimlessly around the house most of the day. We try to take a hike, go for the library or playground but with pandemic we have limited to only these 2 activities. My kid is terrified of people, going out after being locked inside the house for more than a year. We took him to the beech, play area with kids and he kept yelling back home the entire time.
Tell me whether you would be annoyed by this. Husband found an extra vaccine dose at a grocery store 30 min away by calling around while I was telling our 3 yo a story before bed, then barged in and announced that he was going to go get the vaccine and dashed off! Without asking me if I wanted it? Granted the pharmacist told him he had to hustle and he knows I can’t drive on the highway solo. But still! I feel like a 1 min discussion about who gets it was warranted! Thoughts?? Lol
Hello! We will be flying for the first time with our son (1yr old) and we’re debating if we should buy a travel stroller. Has anyone gone through security with a large stroller? Do you have to folder it and put it through the scanner? We currently have a Thule jogging stroller (so on the larger size, but tbh not much longer than the vista). I know we will have to gate check it. All tips/suggestions appreciated! Thanks!
Had parents until now to support with our newborn. Now they have to leave and I have major anxiety about nanny/daycare option. Don’t think we can tc of him alone too, because I have to start work soon! How do you all manage?
Does anyone have any recommendations for extremely easy toddler meals (for a 1 and 2 year old)? our nanny’s maximum cooking is putting prepackaged foods in the oven which is fine just trying to get some variety. We like dr praegers but my kids are going to turn into spinach littles pretty soon.
Does it ever get better? Is it worth it? Question for working moms who have been at it for awhile. Currently have 2 under 3, work remotely, have a nanny, family help and a present partner but still feel overwhelmed. Want to believe it will be worth it one day when I’m able to afford my girls opportunities most cannot by continuing to work. I don’t have a lot of older women to look to as examples that it can be done and it’s worth it. Would love to hear from some here. If you have regrets, cont’d
I lost all access to Google and PwC platforms after missing a ton of software updates while on maternity leave. Has this happened to anyone else and if so, how long did it take to resolve the issue and re-gain access to your work computer?
Just rolled onto a project I hate. Going to have a baby in October. How do I survive until then?
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