I’m thinking of quitting breastfeeding. My baby is 5 months old, and my pump just broke, and I don’t think she’s eating enough and she wakes up all the time at night hungry. I’m just tired of it. I’d rather just give her bottles and call it a day. Ready for my husband to take the night feeds, ready to be able to have a drink without worrying about when I have to feed the baby. The actual breastfeeding has been easy, which is why I feel guilty for “quitting.”
I am actually in a very demanding project and my nanny can’t watch my baby anymore. I can’t take him to daycare as I immunocompromised. Can I request for an unpaid leave of absence? Would that be covered by unemployment or any other option I can explore? I am lost :(
Happy Mother’s Day to all of you! Hoping you all get a much-needed break today and do something for yourself ❤️
Anyone actually more motivated to remain in consulting since having kids? Sometimes wonder if I will feel that way after (currently pregnant) because I can provide well financially for my child...
My brother has been offered at Punjab National Bank as a Manager in Chennai. He has been told that he must have a car on his name to claim petrol allowance. Is this true? Car is currently on father’s name. Does this mean car needs to be transferred to son’s name? Can someone from PNB please confirm this?
Has anyone tried stealthing in a corset or cincher until their waist returns to normal after baby? Also open to hearing from 🐠 who waist train as well.
I have the biggest, most passive-aggressive, man-baby of a GCD. Sorry, just needed to vent.
Have you dated a man with a child? What are healthy boundaries between your S/O and the mother of his baby? I want to be understanding but a part of me knows that there will always be something “more”
What do parents do if their child is choiced and don't want their child to go to school? Will they lose choice? We haven't heard what's going on in this part.
Happy Father's Day to all the fathers out there! Remember, when you die you won't regret the weekends you didn't get to spend at work, but the time you should've spent with your children!
Passed BEC! Three down one more to go baby 💋
Gave up my business class seat for a kid who was looking at me, as she boarded, and the drink I was offered, her mom said - she always thought it was cool why people got bigger seats to sit. She is 3!
Hello Childfree Friends! Question (slightly grim but I intend for it to be lighthearted)— what do people without kids plan on doing with their estate/ wealth once you’re sniffing the daisies? People always talk about how they’re “working to leave something for the kids” and unfortunately I don’t think my fur baby legally counts. It’s been something on my mind lately & I’d love to hear what others who are child-free are planning. There’s obviously spouse, parents, siblings, but what else?
So, what if your kid is in a 6 person Montessori class with no interaction outside of their “pod”, serious disinfection and prevention practices and all the other parents are super socially conscious and aware. 2 teachers per classroom and no infections during summer school on campus. Yay or nay?
I went out to work and my husband had packed up some of his stuff and left without leaving a note. I was able to get in touch with him and know where he is and that he wants to take a break. I was in care as a child and I dont have parents to speak to, and my friends have to go to sleep at some point. What are the first things I need to do to keep safe and are reasonable? He isn't violent and the joint account has nothing in it.
Has anyone gotten the COVID vaccine while pregnant? If so, care to share your experience? Currently debating whether to get it (I’m 21 weeks) or wait till after birth…
First day back on the job after paternity leave. Never had a harder time leaving the house than this morning...
Very young professional here - what is the etiquette for interviewing for jobs during the work day? ￼Every place I look only offers times during working hours. I’m not sure if this is just normal / the way it is - how should I maneuver things respectfully?
Hi Atlanta fishes, I’m moving to Atlanta in coming months and looking for your advice & recommendations for neighborhood and apartment search prior to in-person visit soon. Background & factors: - Male / single / age 30 (I like city life and going out yet prefer relatively calm place during weekdays than too much exposure to crowd & street noise) – heard ATL midtown isn’t too loud anyways - For monthly rent (1BD or studio), I would prefer $1800~$2000 range but can afford up to ~$2100+ (cont’d)
Does anyone have a framework or other resources for scaling up a small workforce in a strategic way?
I’m sure this has been asked 100 times before but newbie here. Looking for a recommendation on which airline to use as preferred for points/status/etc... ideally flying out of DCA.
Im applying to this startup that has two positions that im really interested in. I already sent my app for one where I think my chances are better. Should I send an email to tell them Im interested in the other position as well, or would this be strange / weird?
How is the work culture at Unqork? Currently interviewing there for 15% pay raise. Most of it in RSUs though. Wondering if its worth the switch 🤔
Latest word on the street for any provider systems hiring? Seems most are still on a freeze for non-clinical roles. I was laid off during Covid a few months ago and honestly don’t want to go back to consulting. Most of my experience is in provider work (rev cycle, operations) and have reached out to my network but looks like I’ll have to wait it out much longer, or try a new industry.
Anyone start remote couples therapy? My husband and I having a hard time with two little ones and life. We don’t really want to spend time together when the kids are sleeping. We are annoyed at each other all the time. He is a great partner - does most housework and feel 50/50 on kids. We are more like roommates or Coparents than someone I want to spend my life with. He doesn’t share my sense of humor or adventure.
ZS 🐠! I received an offer for the NY office and am leaning towards taking it. Any thoughts you can share about the culture, work life balance, etc? Ran out of time during interview to ask...
Any 🐠 looking to hire a consultant with S&O + M&A experience? I have a diverse range of experiences across industries and verticals and would be an invaluable resource to any team (my manager’s words, not mine). Interested primarily in tech or retail. Currently interviewing for two FANG positions in ops, but would love to expand my search! Thanks!
Do Deloitte's case interviews involve math?
Can anyone from FTI share insight on the SC role? Comp, trajectory, practice? Forensics and Litigation practice. Thanks!
How to set boundaries at work with the Covid campaigns? We’re already working long hours during the week. I really can’t take this on the weekends too. I know you’re supposed to ‘save your job’ but...
What is the federal parental leave policy? I’m new to government and having a baby soon. I know we’re given 12 weeks and have to sign an agreement to work 12 weeks after we return but are there other stipulations to a claw back period or how long we had to be at the agency first?
I am looking for moving forward in my career. My background is as follows: - bachelors in environmental health and safety engineering (EHS) - masters in safety sciences 6.5 years work experience - worked in distribution in EHS for a year - worked in EHS Consulting for 3 years - currently working in insurance consulting in risk management Want to get opinions on next move. Living in TX now. Insurance pays alright but my last raise was less than inflation rate and salary growth is low.
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