I lost a parent earlier this year and I’m just not the same. That is compounded by my now fear of losing my job I just feel so anxious and fragile. Not sure if there’s anything that I can do.
How long did it take the mommies to actually get pregnant? We are going on our fifth cycle and getting more discouraged. 😕 Didn’t realize it would be so difficult.
Just found out my friend’s mother died of COVID today. I’m in NYC. Hit me very hard. I know this is hard for so many. Please check in on friends and loved ones and offer support in any small way.
Read divorce thread posted a few weeks back, going through the same, I’d like to ask: how much was alimony and child support as a % of income? Full custody to spouse, have 2 children, area = NE US
I am 30 but look 20 - how do you deal with coworkers equating your credibility to your appearance? They warm up to me over time, but what’s an appropriate response to that “you’re a kid” look?
In NYC we’re not “allowed” to break up fights. (Rationale: injure a kid and you’re not covered.) What’s your school’s policy and do you follow it? Or have you gone against it for the “greater good”?
Looking for the best baby formula to supplement my 4 week old. Don’t make enough milk unfortunately. Please share your suggestions.
Married couple (33 and 29) expecting a kid soon, annual combined income 220k+ net worth 121K.. too less? About average? Thoughts
First time mom here. I’m 25w and often anxious about feeling the baby moving enough or not. Dr said babies don’t move that much before 30w. Not sure how to figure out when not enough is not enough
Hello!! Do you use crib bumpers? It seems controversial from a safety standpoint. We are in the process of moving baby from bassinet to crib.
My mother no longer has money to pay for her family phone plan with t-mobile for herself or her kid (messy divorce, dad is in contempt of court) . However, we are grandfathered into a plan allowing cheap additional lines with unlimited text and calls, and up to 4 gb data. I was thinking to add lines for single people I know who are paying like $50+ a month, and charge them $25/ month. This would offset the cost of her and my brother's line (I can pay for mine). Any advice?
How did those with kids agree on baby names. The name my wife wants for our child is my best friends ex girlfriends name (bad breakup about 2 years ago). I can't see the name without thinking of this horrible person bc it's not that common of a name. Am I unreasonable for veto'ing this name?
Is there such a thing as “trickle-up economics?” It seems to me that if everyone had decent healthcare, wages, environmental protections, affordable child support, better education, etc., they’d have more buying power and the whole economy would benefit. Is this a thing?
Traveling with bunch of non consultants people is fun. I hear baby crying, people asking how long the flight is, or if the Note 7 is really banned :) guess this is life
All great superpowers in history have come to an end. Unfortunately, an insecure dusted orange cheetobag who has practiced the art of corruption is entire life in the name of trying to please his racist father is trying to expedite the process
My husband has family that are driving up to spend about a month in the area where we live. He says they will want to visit us as we had moved to a new place. I’ve been overly cautious since we have a baby and have pretty much stayed at home. I do not want them to come but my husband says this will put a strain on his relationships with them.
Child care costs in NYC. Who’s up on them?Having a kid soon and somewhat freaked out about the $$s. Heard nannies are $20/hr and daycare can be $2500/mo. Seems insane.
Fellow moms, any tips on getting 8mo old baby to adjust with the daycare? He was miserable when we pick him up yesterday (e.g. cried and teachers said he didn't take bottle easily).
Why is it that it's OK for my colleagues to get drunk every night during the week, but I can potentially get fired for smoking a joint on the weekend?
When did you hear you were admitted into Kellogg PT MBA program? How long after your interview did the decision come in? Can you share success factors?
Does anyone have contamination OCD? I just got diagnosed even though I’ve been dealing with the symptoms for years and didn’t realize it was such an issue. How is your experience?
I have 2.5 YOE and am a CL9 at ACN.. spoke to Deloitte recruiter saying I’d be coming in as “consultant” with 95k max base salary in the DC area. Is this accurate? I feel like she is definitely lowballing but wanted to get some other opinions.
With all the digital academy and trainings,is anyone anticipating layoff happening soon at PwC?I feel they are helping us upskill a bit with small timer tools and become more employable outside .
Saw a book on negotiating your lay off. Essentially said to ask to be laid off and negotiating it properly. Anyone try this? Feels like a laughable idea
For a friend pt1: He was in a small management position concerning ethics and two of his employees including himself. The client security chief officer kept reaching into the managers area of IT management. Arranging meetings with outside segments with out the IT manager and COTOR. Due to lack of communication the security officer took it upon himself to write up the IT managers employees with out the managers knowledge of issues and without informing the COTOR. Part2 has more details.
I really want to get into product or project management someday. Any product managers I can connect with and get some advice on how to break into the field?
I haven't been on a project within my service line in 9 months. No one ever said that could be a problem. Year end is here and counselor suddenly says my rating went down by 1 grade because of that.🙀
Applied for an experienced hire position at KPMG. How long will it take for the recruiter to reach out without someone internal talking to them and with someone internally vouching for me?
Assuming you are smart enough to do both (I know big assumption), are you better off being a SWE/data scientist at FAANG or equivalent level at MBB (based on YOE) from a compensation:WLB ratio?
Currently, nothing exciting about my job at Big 4 so, would like to give myself 4-6 months of prep time for a shot at FAANG+M, any suggestions on what key skills I should focus on and tips for interview prep? Open to learn any new skill (hard or soft) that can improve my chance. All suggestions that help me plan and execute this journey are welcome.
GTB is losing/laying off employees left and right. Rumor is that Ford is unhappy. But I love my department. Do I jump a sinking ship before threat of another layoff.... or do I ride it out and pray?
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