I have 2 kids and I still have baby fever. The additional time off from work is an added plus! Waiting to get my period so I know when my ovulation schedule is (I know you can still get pregnant without having your period). How many of you have 3 or more kids? How is that like?
Desi mamas.. my LO is 9 weeks old. He was born at 27 percentile and slowly dropped to 3 because of my low supply. He’s now consistent at 5 percentile with triple feeding. I’m wondering if it is normal for desi infants to be this low on the growth chart because of our food choices, built etc? Anyone else experienced this?
What do you think is the best way to network for young professionals? Specifically during COVID?
THESE WHITE FOLKS WILL COUNT YOUR F*CKING MONEY TO MAKE SURE YOU DON'T GET ANY MORE THAN WHAT THEY THINK YOU SHOULD HAVE.
JUDGES AND ATTORNEYS.
I'M SICK OF THIS.
Did not think that I will be posting this here. Have regular altercation with wife. She keeps bringing some random things which I have done (most of things are taken out of context) and leads to arguments and she just tries to walk out. Have 1 kid , 3 yo. I want make this relationship work. Anybody faced similar situation and able to navigate through? Suggestions welcome.
Parents- with Covid likely causing virtual school I’d want an after school program like Kumon but at home. Maybe find a tutor who practices that method? Where can I find one? I had a mean Korean lady that annoyed me so much that I became good at math- looking for someone just like that 😂
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All - single mom here and my job is important to take care of my child. Currently have a nanny but it is been so expensive. A daycare spot opened up and I would like to transition kid to daycare, nanny doesn’t want part time. My mum has agreed to come stay with me ( from another country for next 4 months) to help kid adjust to daycare and manage initial sicknesses. Do I need to plan for longer ? I am thinking September through December ( the peak sickness season).
Sick of being tied to someone else’s performance for work and raises/promotions. Anyone at agencies that have done away with the dedicated partner model and liking it?
I accepted a new job, they said PTO was “generous.” I find out it’s 19 days a year of PTO (which includes sick days). I have two young children and we like to vacation 1-2x a year (no more than a few days away each time). Am I crazy that this is pretty limited time off? 8 of the normal holidays off during the year (working the week between Christmas and NYE). Thoughts? I dont know if lack of PTO is a good reason to back out, is it?
Grilled Chicken with Fennel & Red Onions with Sautéed Garlic, Mushroom, and Baby Spinach with Balsamic Reduction Dressing
I’m on the email list for my niece’s university. What are your opinions about this notice? “Asymptomatic surveillance testing will be mandatory. To monitor COVID-19 within the VCU community, VCU will continue to randomly sample asymptomatic VCU community members for testing each week. Asymptomatic surveillance testing (previously referred to as “prevalence” testing) will continue throughout the remainder of the fall semester...”
Tomorrow they are requiring masks again and I was almost in tears when I found out. We have been mask free (recommended) since June and I feel like we are being muzzled again.￼ I am vaccinated, frustrated, and have been off of antidepressants since March. I don’t even want to go into work tomorrow. Anything is better than being virtual and I am trying to look at the bright side, but moving backward still burns. We have parent-teacher conferences coming up and I am hoping that it’s temporary.
Because of covid, students have to report immediately to their first period classes. I have a group of wild kids who I've been told I need to keep busy with structured activities even before class, but I have prep to do! What can I do?
In-laws (especially MIL) blew up at my husband and me & won’t speak to us anymore after husband told them to ask for my permission before holding our 2 mo old. Maybe it’s the hormones but it really bothers me MIL would literally snatch my LO away the moment we see them & hog baby for hours, or will pass my baby around other family members. I didn’t ask my husband to confront them about this issue but he took it upon himself to tell them when I wasn’t there and now they hate us… (cont)
Is it true that lesbians move fast? Baby gay here. Been on several really good first dates, but physical has happened
Hi, my baby is yelling while sleeping at least 2 or 4 times at night. What happens is that she yells once, wakes us, we look at the momitor, and she is sleeping peacefully. OMG. What is this? It has been happening for the last week.
Context: My baby is 10 months,sleep trained since she is 7, sleeping from 7 pm to 6 am, no problem. 2 naps are great and always at the same time. Poop once a day regular
What the real concern is, for me:
'Long Haulers' Describe What It's Like When COVID-19 Lasts For Months - https://www.npr.org/2020/08/10/900710151/what-its-like-when-covid-19-lasts-for-months
What happens to my FSA medical and daycare funds if I leave the firm? Is the remaining funding for the year billed to me? Does the plan just stop where it is?
Moms, what is your opinion on goat milk formula? I am hearing conflicting things. My baby’s pediatrician did not recommend it, because these formulas are new and not enough studies have been done on them (as opposed to Similac and Enfamil which have been around forever). But I’m also hearing from some people that it’s closer to breast milk and easier to digest for babies. Have any of you done any research on this and have a perspective to share? Many thanks!
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Ello! Guys i want my new ultraconservative muslim coworker to get that im gay… but he’s so naive (blind) and really loud and im pretty sure he would scream 🤣 all my team knows about me even about my bf… any tips? Ps i dont want to come out, is not fair since I’ve never been in the closet so i think I shouldn’t have to 🤨
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How important is it to leave public accounting with CPA? I really enjoy PA but the hours are tough with studying. I am not one to make excuses just wondering worst case scenario if I can’t get it while in public and get it in future with better W/L/B job. Will it be hard to get a good job leaving without cpa? I have no plans on leaving and hope to get it here but heard you need it for manager promotion or you get stuck. Basically weeds people out. Appreciate any insight on this.
Just accidentally signed an email with "Bet" instead of "Best". Guess I'm officially Gen Z.
Any suggestions for a dinner place in Queens or Brooklyn area that has good outdoor area/backyard? 😊
There’s like a 1 in 5 chance that I close out the reminder instead of hitting the dismiss button
Is it possible to say no after accepting offer and background verification is in progress Citi ?
I have worked in Banking Operations for 23 years. Looking to venture out into Risk. Any referrals for Risk Associate? I am in the NY/NJ area.
Any senior strategists looking for a new gig? Or strategists ready to make the jump to senior? Shoot me your resume/work. Would eventually be based in Chicago.
Let’s talk startups in Australia. I’ve started a community for early career professionals and we’ve built up a pool of awesome talent here.
Who would be interested in hiring super talented young pros with 0-5 years industry experience?
Any fish have experience with healthcare investment banking? Few questions and would love 2 pick ur brain
Why would an interviewer be so interested in whether I complete performance evaluations for associates and whether I have ever given a negative one?
I am a content writer with experience in News writing as well. I am looking for job change. Also I have worked as ML/ AI engineer. Can anyone recommend me good company to apply for. Thanks for reply in advance!
When did you realize you had a problem? I’m 26 and I’ve been drinking heavily since college. I don’t need a drink everyday nor during the day. I do have a hard time just drinking one or two drinks though. My social life revolves around it. Seems every time I end up drinking way more than planned, doing something dumb, ruining my next two days, and cripple myself with self guilt. Anyone have any advice or been in a similar stage of life?
Anyone do Kellogg video essays yet? Do you need to have recs in before you press submit and can film? My recs won’t be in until the due date and I’ll be traveling for work during those 48 hours
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Today was a good day.
1 project extension, 1 major request for proposal received from client, 1 Board paper signed off, still got home in time for my daughter to be born. 👶🏻👍
Can anyone recommend an au pair agency? And any thoughts on if agencies that are more expensive add any extra value?
Toddler toilet training: my daughter is 2.5 years old and we are late with toilet training with her. Any tips for toilet training? She just sits on the potty and doesn’t do anything. But as soon as we put on the diaper, she lets everything go. We have bought 3 different potty seats, no luck. Both of us are working professionals and a bit frustrated. Any ideas would be so welcome! Thanks
Would you consider taking a pay cut if the move provided flexible hours and no travel? I’m starting a family and think traveling will be too much on everyone.
What are other dad’s thoughts on video games? I just saw a 4 year old with a Nintendo Switch and got very judgy. I know they are inevitable but what age/boundaries are best practice?
What classes/ summer activities you guys are planing. I have 3-yr old boy and thinking swimming class. Any other recommendations
How is everyone these days?
Lookin for reassurance - our now 3yr still old hates crapping in the toilet. Just won’t don’t do it, tears, tantrums, all sorts and only wants to do on diapers (while hiding). Cont’d
Welcomed my 3rd to the world today. Having mild freak outs on how I’m going to do this; the economy, our jobs, etc. But, I’ll be damned if he isn’t great to hold onto.
Guys, any tips on how to handle night terrors . My son is 3 and he’s been waking up at odd times of the night crying and kicking himself and us. Been really hard to deal with this lately. Thoughts
What special things do you do to remind your significant other and children you love them? When I am on the road I will send a small text saying why I love them randomly in the day.
Seeking advice- 7 month old starts fidgeting and rolling in his crib in sleep and wakes up every half hour crying. He tries to twist and turn and roll but can't in his crib. Any thoughts?
First kid will be here in the next 5 weeks or so. Any ideas for a push present (non jewelry)?
Starting a new engagement in NY likely in Sept. The wife has brought up the idea of possible traveling up with our 4 month old on occasion (monthly?). Has anyone done this? Cont.....
Anyone with young kids pondering home schooling, private, or public for elementary school?
I want to acknowledge as a dad of 2, we just lost our third at 12 weeks due to a missed miscarriage. We were devastated, not only by the loss but by the week long process that followed. Yet - miscarriages are not seen as a bereavement and often minimised by the well intentioned with shallow words of encouragement. We need to talk about this more.... right?
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