My Arab dad is such a meme. He sends me pregnant man emoji to tell me he has eaten too much or he is too full. Hahahaa
Laugh of the day. I exclusively pumped (baby didn’t like BF) until month 5 and stopped due to supply tanking and going back to work. Now my baby is on formula and needs a special kind because of cow milk protein allergy. Of course the formula is hard to find because of the shortage so I’m having family around the country get samples from their Pediatricians to send to me. This morning my dad goes to me “Why don’t you just breastfeed him instead, it’s better for babies anyway”. 🙄
Good morning and welcome to my home office! I've got my coffee and am looking forward to responding to your questions with Zoe and Ron. I was raised by a single parent in upstate NY (far from NYC!). I've had to ask a lot of questions in my career and look forward to hearing yours!
Looking for advice on who the hot creative agencies are these days. I’ve been out of the adworld too long to know. My boss, Mother Nature wants me to pitch a unique climate change campaign that would involve several advertisers especially in the kids’ market. Thanks.
Is an iphone too expensive as a (belated) mother’s day gift? My mother needs a new phone and has been using iphone for a long time. She is now retired and probably can’t afford an iphone, but she’d want an iphone to use facetime, and privacy. MIL has money but uses cheaper phones. I want to buy one for my mom and MIL as well (for fairness). But somehow it also seems like a big spend as we’re also paying mortgage. We’re immigrants and also we pay for flights etc every year for parents. WWYD?
I’m so down and anxious about going back to work after maternity leave. I don’t think I can do it and I don’t want to do it. I would be a SAHM if I could but I’m the primary breadwinner for our family. I can’t sleep I’m so sad and worried.
Wife and kid are going to be out of town for the next 2 weeks. Instead of wasting time, I’d like to do something productive. What would you do if you have say 3+ hours a day. Maybe self help, wealth creation type books, work out daily, take care of some things around the house.
Funny experience - I was in the line at a craft store and started chatting with the people around me. Person in front of me was annoyed about having to craft valentines for her kid's class. Person behind me was getting a late start on his kid's science project. They asked me what I was in for. Me: oh I don't have kids, so I'm picking up a new hobby (watercoloring). Them: oh. You must have a lot of free time and money huh. Me: yeah it's pretty great 😃👍
Custody case last week. On direct: Dad testifying about how his contact name in Mom's phone is baby daddy. (Pretending to cry): "it's derogatory, I know my child thinks I'm just a baby daddy." During recess: Me to the GAL: will you dare me to sing the baby daddy song in court? GAL: I'd pay to see that. Me, on cross: Mr. L, isn't that an inside joke bt you and Ms. L. Doesn't it come from the song from the 90s, "who dat is, that's just my baby daddy, who dat is..." (singing the song in th
Once you become a US citizen, how easy it is to sponsor green card for family members? Say sister or mother?
Renegotiating my contract and curious about maternity leave policies at other practices/hospitals. Do you get paid leave? If so how much time off & are you getting full pay? We are a group of about 75 employees, 6 docs with 5 PA’s and only unpaid 12 weeks off.
For those of you working from home, do you know whether your coworkers will be throwing a baby shower for you? I feel like without being visibly pregnant to most people (since we are not in the office), I feel like I’m going to miss out on having one which is kind of a bummer since I’ve always gotten gifts for others.
I’m at the point that I start trembling every time I get an email alert. It’s the little things piling up that is getting to me. The to do list full of, “send emails to X about Y,” “follow-up re this,” “revise the 100 small things the baby lawyer drafted.” Tasks that might take 15 minutes to an hour individually, but all together it’s a lot. I’m the bottle neck. I’m the one who needs to move these things along. But there’s always something bigger and more urgent. Nothing’s ever FINISHED.
Welcome to our pre-k inclusive classroom. Even with 8 students, and only face to face for 4 hours, we struggle. We struggle being heard through our masks. We struggle with social distancing. We struggle as we find ourselves constantly reminding students to keep their masks on. We struggle to keep them engaged and to teach. One thing we do not struggle with- building connections and showing out love for each child.
Just recently found out Im pregnant and another 33 week wait looks like forever. Any tips to cope with it?
Hey guys… I’m a case worker in child safety and I’m someone who loves being outdoors/dies at a desk all day. I’m hoping to organise that at least once a week I can go to a cafe and catch up on all my case notes that need to go into the system. So far the only reason I’ve been told no is that “if you do then everyone will want to and then no one will be in the office” … how can I convince them that I work better out of the office and get this freedom & mental break for myself?
Me: Yeah, we don’t actually have an Asian child voice actor available in the next 20 minutes... we could line something up next week, for an additional cost? Client:
Attending work events while on leave: Hey 🐠 - is there a consensus on whether or not to attend events like the office holiday party while on a LOA like Parental leave? Is it weird?
Hi fishes. I am social work professional with 6 YOE in international NGOs. I am looking for opportunities in CSR / INGO /Consulting firms / Impact organisations. Please share if there are any leads. I have worked in Education, Skill development, Child protection, Health and Adolescent and youth empowerment domains. Preferred location : Bangalore, Mumbai
Hi All I have 18 years of experience , out of which 9 years I worked in Manufacturing industry in Quality and Planning area, then I shifted my career to SAP Functional in Manufacturing domain and in IT industry now for last 8+yrs. In between I have done executive MBA from IIM Kozhikode.Am I eligible to work in consulting in Bain India and Bain any other country?
What’s the best benefit at your firm?
Did BCW NY just layoff it’s EA staff?! Seeing a bunch of these names on Connect and very upset that great people were let go!
so I’m almost 20 weeks and my bump is still small enough to hide unless I wear something form fitting. Was anyone else like this - and did you eventually “pop” even more at some point?
Tech folks - is Anaplan the new hot stuff In planning and providing much more in demand capabilities than the likes of Hyperion, SAP etc. ?
Career advice needed.Thanks in advance. What would be a potential feasible path to make the transition from Big Four assurance role to MBB consulting role? I have 1 year experience in industry as FP&A and couple months as fund accountant before I graduated from school and went to Big four as IT auditor and could switch to core auditor ,cybersecurity or ECG advisory etc. I’ll get the CPA and CFA soon and have some basic coding skillsets. Considering to do MBA/graduate degree if necessary. McKinsey & Company PwC Deloitte
Planning on secondment to Sydney at SC level. What are my chances of promotion to M in 2 years? Coming in with 5 years experience and offered 108k. Is this good in terms of the banding?
Hi , Anybody has received fnf settlement recently and got the slips . Please do let me know . Capgemini
Hi all, looking for some advice and/or guidance. Anyone ever gone direct into a SM position? Have worked for various banks over the year but a little nervous about coming in at SM level with no experience working within the consultancy bubble.
As far as transitioning into tech, would a Customer Success Manager role be a good fit for someone with retail, sales, and consulting experience?
Expectations for KPMG Manager comp package?
Looking to make a move, have 3 years of consulting experience and 1 year of industry experience. What is the industry average wage if I'll be on strategy & ops team reporting to department VP and owning system implementations for the whole company (10k+ EEs)?
Anyone have any info about the SOVA Bain test?
When you change employers does your annual health insurance coverage/history reset? E.g. amount spent from deductible, number of free counseling visits, etc
At what age is it acceptable to say “screw it” and move to Florida? I’m already tired of this weather
What are some questions typically asked during a financial modeling interview, aside from building a 3 statement model? Would love some tips and recommendations on what to read/learn. Thanks so much!
More people have died due to taking allopathic medicines compared to lack of Oxygen - Baba Ramdev https://twitter.com/DrSubhasree/status/1395659671151644675?s=20
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