The internet has been scaring me about flying while pregnant. Any past/current moms who flew frequently? (For work or pleasure) Up to how many weeks in your pregnancy did you fly?
Any tips to sleep better? Had problems falling asleep since I was a kid and started talking Adderall. Have tried both Ambien and lunesta and they work for a while but eventually your body adapts and..
Moms, do you have recommendations for formula? My baby is 5 and half months old, and I want to supplement with formula, just a few ounces every day. She had some Similac and enfamil samples, and don’t have any negative reaction with either.
Baby sitting friend’s 5 year old and today she has 99 fever. She is going to see a friend on Saturday and told me she will get a COVID test before that. In her words, ‘I am going to get tested because if I have COVID I can pass it to my friend and the friend will meet so many people and she can pass into them and then all those people will meet other people and spread to them and then COVID will spread everywhere.’ I don’t know where little lady learnt it from but this was impressive.
New to single mom life and just recently started to (try) dating again. Met a guy - we got along very well and dated a few times but when I told him about my child, he said he couldn’t imagine having a relationship w/ someone who has a child that’s not his. I’m heartbroken - it feels like a loss beyond my control. How should I overcome this? We are both 32yo if that helps.
I got recruited for an in house position...3 months pregnant. I know I am not guaranteed parental leave, what are the pros/cons of telling the interviewer about my condition?
Headed back to a client site for the first time since February 2020. What do people even wear anymore?! I feel like a kid playing dress up. Help.
I have a child who has been identified as a selective mute. Anyone have experience with this?
Pregnant with verbal job offer - how to negotiate maternity leave? I am only a few weeks pregnant and I have a great job offer. There are two points I want movement on (1) equity (2) maternity leave. The company offers new employees with <1 year tenure 14-16 weeks unpaid mat leave (+ whatever I get from CA state short term disability program which is less than half my salary). This is a 300+ person unicorn company that is really excited about me. What’s worth pushing for here?
Ladies who also abide by the “expecting better” philosophy that a glass of wine every once in a while is totally fine during pregnancy… I am going to a work women’s happy hour tomorrow. Yay or nay on using my weekly glass of wine? (I am clearly pregnant and people know I am pregnant). I kind of want to but I also fear the judgement and having to explain myself…
What did you find absolutely essential to your nursery? Overwhelmed with all the options.
How to get my MIL and mother to converse more with each other. I’m tired of being a middleman (middle woman)
Any rumors of PWC joining the parental leave arms race? EY and Deloitte upped theirs to 16 weeks paid leave, while Don Draper PwC kicks new parents in the nuts and tells them to get back on the road
Anyone have any intel on Office Of Baby?
How safe is Houston downtown for a female staying alone with a young kid for a few months? Being very close to the office and daycare, and availability of public transport (doesn't drive) are reason for preffering downtown. However, have been reading about the recent crime surge there. If someone is generally back home by 8 PM or earlier, and will probably take Uber locally, is it still risky. Also welcome any good apartment suggestions. Thanks
14 weeks pregnant here with a 4 year old. I’m so exhausted all the time. I do workout (typically on lunch breaks) and eat fairly healthy. Any tips or tricks on how to keep energy levels up?
That moment when the call admin mutes your line when your kid starts crying in the background...
I put in my two weeks about a week and a half ago. Upon putting in my two weeks, I immediately told all my managers so we can start planning for transition. They all sat on it and now I'm running around like a chicken with it's head cut off trying to transition work. I kinda want to push back because I'm super overwhelmed and I honestly don't know how I'll get through everything they want me to do without working the whole weekend. I am just being a big baby? Or ideas of how to push back?
Parent partners - how do you get help for your children while being able to take care of your business? Au pairs? Nannys? Family? Wife is pregnant with our first and trying to formulate a support plan so I don't fall too far behind professionally...
Anyone in Philadelphia next week want to get drunk and watch election coverage in the Marriott lounge on Tuesday?
Anyone have insights into Amazon's M&A team? Culture, career growth/ops, comp competitiveness, etc. With 12 YOE in management and m&a consulting
Pros and cons of working in Dubai - have an opportunity to move there in January. Local package, no expat benefits.
I’ve been working in NYC for almost a year now, flying from the west coast. Sick of staying in hotels at this point, does anyone know of furnished apartment options I can expense instead?
Looking to start a new hobby, anyone have any recommendations for guitar lessons and maybe a couple singing lessons?
What is the legal ratio of adults:students in an ECSE inclusion setting? In a reverse mainstream setting? Are Title I PreK classrooms required to have a para and teacher? What is the ratio for that? What is the legal ratio of adults:students in a mixed 4 y/o PreK setting? (#___ SPED+ #___regular=1 teacher and ____paras) Specifically in Louisiana, but curious about other states, as well!
Looking for advice or possible referral? Trying to exit from Boutique TMT strategy consulting (1.5YOE) to PEVC— from west coast target with 3.4ish GPA. Any suggestions on where to start or people I can DM? Thanks so much!!
My team is hiring a Manager for our global learning and development team. This role will have high visibility as it will manage and lead our high potential leadership program. We are looking for someone with strong L&D experience and executive presence/communication skills to execute on a high performing team. It’s a fully remote role. If you know of someone who would be interested and a good fit, I’d be happy to answer questions and send a referral link!
The non-audit people out there, does anyone HATE to work at client site like loan staff, etc?
Thoughts on downgrading Chase Sapphire Reserve to Preferred given we’re no longer collecting travel points? Currently about 25000 unspent points.
Zoom tops for women? I’m going to another firm soon and will have to appear on camera more often. I don’t have enough blouses. Any great suggestions of where to shop (bonus for online)? I really don’t feel the need to spend a lot, but want to have some appropriate shirts ready to go.
Is Deloitte the only Big 4 to do one promotion a year? If you miss your chance , you have to wait a year instead of the 6 months at other firms?
Post your WFH playlist!!! 💃🏻
Any firms that have made the "work from home" decision yet? We've been getting preparation notices for weeks but not officially given the signal.
Wish I could just sit on the lake and watch the jets practice for the Air and Water Show all day 🛩🛩🛩🛩... sucks for anyone flying through ORD though
I know it's early to even mention this, but has anyone starting preparing lessons for the fall? I want to create a remote learning webquest (how to use remote learning tools) so that students are prepared for anything.
Any thoughts/insights on how the travel aspect would play out in PwC's Salesforce practice in the post COVID world? Will they want us to be on the road 4 days a week or it will be much more hybrid? If it's the latter, how much % of travel should someone working at PwC's Salesforce practice expect?
Moving from elementary to middle school. Looking for advice on anything from classroom decoration to classroom management & behaviors. Any help appreciated!
Thoughts on Zoom job interview dress code? My instinct is a tailored dress or nice blouse. I feel like a blazer could come off as too formal but curious to know your thoughts/if anyone here has experience. Thanks in advance!
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