How do you deal with overbearing mother? Mine can’t come to terms with the fact that I have my own life, travel, live far from home, etc. and always compares me to her friends whose kids call daily...
Opposing counsel wants to force in person deposition even though I put in writing that I have a medical condition making me susceptible to covid. Should I admit I’m pregnant if it goes to motions?
Hey moms, How do contractions really feel? FTM and I’m starting to feel a little pain in the lower part of my belly. Given I usually have a high tolerance for pain(after a ton of sports injuries) not sure what is true labor/contraction pain. Trying to avoid a car baby or a lobby baby😅 P.S: I don’t have a lot of pain during my period (which is what my mum keeps saying it’ll feel like). So unfortunately that reference hasn’t helped! Any advice helps!!
I'm thinking about getting pregnant just so I can take advantage of maternity leave. Does that make me a terrible person?
Why is maternity leave, policy and other women's issues not important as compared to Juneteenth, coed bathrooms, and all the other issues in the media today? Women are half the population and at an average of 2.1 kids per woman, these are major issues. Are we not vocal enough? Organized enough? Not a serious voting demographic? Too grateful things are better in this generation? What is it? Why does 50% of the population matter less compared to these smaller marginal groups?
Has any 🐡 dealt with the death of a one’s parent? My dad’s got stage 4 cancer and I’m afraid mom won’t cope if he passes away. Going already through the worst case scenario through my mind 😐
Promote to manager in October and just found out my wife is pregnant with baby number two with a due date of October 1. Guess my first 4 months of manager are going to be on leave!
35 weeks pregnant and just had an interview for a full time job I would love to land. I haven’t disclosed anything, but if an offer comes, what’s the best way to play it out and not lose the opportunity?
How did you minds stay focused during your last trimester? I’m due in January and I am on a project until thanksgiving! I am not interested in work at all, I just want to stop working & mentally prepared for this baby. I’ve been on engagements non-stop my whole pregnancy - sorry venting a little 😩
Thoughts on quitting during parental leave?
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?
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?
3 months pregnant. So far I’ve had two ultrasounds at visits. I’ll be 4 months at next visit and yeah I guess I go every month for a visit. Question, do you get an ultrasound done at every visit? Maybe not required but can I ask for it?..
FTM - I’m just curious on how some of your maternity leave is set up. I received short term disability pay for 6 weeks and then paid from my job for 6 - they offered additional bonding time, but unpaid. The paid portion came from my “sick time.” I wasn’t sick, I was caring for and bonding with my son. That’s been bothering me since I returned. Now I don’t have any sick leave and any last minute time that I need to take is unpaid. Other countries give moms the entire year, 100% paid 🥴
I found out today that my employer doesn’t offer any paid parental leave (maternity or paternity). This isn’t a major issue now, but my wife and I are planning on trying in a year or so from now. How many other employers don’t offer any paid leave at all? Coming from public accounting this seemed outrageous to me, but curious to see what other companies are like.
Hello! Trying to get ready for baby girl 2 in January. Ours will be 5 years apart and I feel a little a little rusty. Any products that we must have for this time around?
I'm in my last trimester with my first child! Was wondering if the mommas of the group share any tips on navigating motherhood, and juggling career and family? What were some of the highlights and challenges?
Let’s start a conversation around parental leave - how is it at your firm? Does your firm do enough to support new parents? What changes can we make in our industry to better support working parents? Share your stories and thoughts!
I have officially spent more time preparing updates for the partner on my project than on work for the client
Hey all, when would you say is a good time to inform your direct manager of your upcoming parental leave? Wife is expecting but not sure when I should tell my boss so we can plan on transitioning / back filing before I’m out. Thoughts please?
What is your max class size for the year? Is that number based on a virtual or in person classroom?
Hey teachers! Have any of you ever used the program Transmath? It is a math program for secondary students. I am a high school inclusion special education teacher, and this year I am teaching a math class for some of my students using this program. I would love to hear if any of you have used it before and what it looks like in your classroom! Thank you!
Hi all! I’m an MBA Candidate with 3.5 years on H1B. What consulting firms are still hiring internationals among MBB and Big 4?
My utilization has been so low since COVID closed off the offices. Should I be worried? Should I reach out to my relationship/career coach? Change to another group/line of service??
Traveling to San Diego for a week next month: thoughts on mission/ pacific beach vs La Jolla vs Del Mar? Solo 27F looking to be close to the beach, not planning on getting a car. Would love any Marriott recommendations also!
How do you deal with bad Google reviews? In my case, it's an angry beneficiary, not even my client.
DT maternity leave policy?
What’s the cost range of health insurance for a young family of four if you are self employed?
Anyone have any insights on Accenture strategy? Market reputation? Work culture? How they play with the rest of Accenture?
What is v10/v20/v30? I work at Latham but in London and we don’t use that terms at all in the UK. We have magic circle for the top UK firms and white shoe for the top US (although most people don’t really use white shoe, they just assume all US firms in London are decent due to the salary disparity).
PwC being sued for fucking up a project and then falsifying expenses, stealing money to pay for prostitutes. Wow, between this and impending WSJ article, this firm is (deservedly) going up in flames. http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-dwp-billing-20160630-snap-story.html
How’s life at ZS? Looking for a new role. Associate consultant role - can people share experience and compensation?
How much 💰 in your 401k? Include year as well.
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