Two days in a row we got a phone call from daycare saying our 15 month old son bit another kid. We are currently going through some life changes (moving homes, switching daycare) and he has (cont...)
Nursing questions! FTM, 35+1 and hoping to breastfeed (/pump):
- I’ve been told no underwire bras because it impacts milk supply. When did you switch to nursing bras? I only wear underwire currently
- Terminology - where can I learn this? “Triple feed,” “letdown,” and many more terms I don’t know. Advice on books or websites?
- Supply - how do you know your baby is getting enough from the breast, especially at the beginning? In a bottle you can see the amount - want to keep baby well-fed! TIA!
Need an opinion. I just finished week 2. I do an hour after school club at my district once a week on zoom and none of my own schools students participate. I received a very nasty and aggressive email from a parent making threats and hyperbolic accusations so I forwarded the email to the personnel at the district. They were supportive but is still willing to “work together to assist her”. I thought I was pretty vocal that I did not appreciate the way she addressed me and don’t take lightly to
Are small families are dead? I’m 30yo with four kids (and counting) and think big families are so much fun. Who else in this industry has 4+ kids? I get a lot of eyebrows when I tell people we have four.
Hi I’m looking for advise for A friend who is 3 months pregnant and considering joining Microsoft. Does anyone know if their maternity leave policy only kicks after 12 months of working?
6 weeks pregnant, but donnot have pregnancy symptoms like nausea or morning sickness.
I have fatigue though,but tbh, that has been constant and normal since i had my first and she is 4 now.
Breast are slightly tender.
Did anyone else had no major symptoms during early pregnancy? Is this normal?
Mothers of fishbowl, I’m 11 weeks pregnant and thinking about my baby registry. Would love to get a list of your “must haves” for the baby’s first 3-12 months. Specific products and brands would be extremely helpful. Trying to crowdsource supply recommendations here lol. Thank you in advance!
How did you know your marriage was over? Context: 4 of the 5 yrs of my marriage haven’t been healthy, two children (3.5 and 1), and lack of any intimacy (physical or emotional). I feel alone and despite the fact that I love my partner as a person and co-parent, I want more than that and I’m 31. I feel like there is a modicum of hope to find someone who would make me happy but I feel like a selfish monster. We both arent happy but I am the ‘instigator’ of the change. I'm so sad 😞
In early second trimester and haven’t told team yet but we meet in person and I’m quickly showing and growing out of my normal clothes. Would you wear baggier/bigger clothes (seems potentially frumpy, fewer options) until ready to tell, or just rock the bump and maternity clothes (more put together and more comfortable)?
My wife was able to get pregnant off oral fertility ....she has PCOS... she took progesterone and letrozole.
Its been 5 months since the baby was born and her period has not gone back to regular cycles - we hoped that the fertility and pregnancy would regulate her menstrual cycle.
Can we artificially create that cycle using progesterone so that she can have a period every month? I wonder if she would ovulate on progesterone alone too in this circumstance. Is anyone regulating on progesterone?
I am expecting my first child in a month (NYC based). What are some smart financial moves to make related to newborns? Beyond the 529 NY $10K contribution. Any tax benefits? Specific investments? Thank you!!
Hi all! I want to know you opinion! On March 1st I started a new job. It's really a great oportunity for my career. Just 2 weeks later I realized that I was pregnant and I don't know how to say it in the company. I'm afraid if they fire me. I haven't said nothing already. What do you think?
What is your go-to education kid app? Any new ones you discovered that you’re excited about? I have a five year old. Already using ABC Mouse. Thanks everyone!
I feel like no one ever talks about low milk supply while trying to breastfeed. I’m a FTM and it was an unexpected pregnancy so as you may understand I didn’t know the several intricacies of pregnancy. Pregnancy was smooth and delivery as well, but postpartum has been a real bitch in terms of breastfeeding and in general bc of the hormones too. Ugh just needed to vent bc I feel like OBs need to be more educative of the process
Mother Tongue: Telugu
Profession: software engineer
Salary: 12 LPA
Looking for a telugu software guy for marriage.
My husband grandmother passed away this week. There is a small service for her and its 8 hours away. I planned to go because it's what you do to support your husband and mother in law. However...
Desi Mom's, Did anyone do the maternity thing all by yourself without the help from either mommy's? If yes, I would like to understand how difficult it is. Is it impossible? I'm in my third trimester
Need recommendations for a good mattress that will last 5-10 years and make me sleep like a baby. Budget is max 3-4k. Thoughts?
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Corporate is new jeevan mrityu ka Chakra. Har Monday same bakchodi repeat. Is cycle se bahar aane k liye yaa to bahot achche karm (savings) lagte ya pichle janam ka Punya (khandani jaydad). Ye religion change krne ka koi shortcut hai to btao please
Does anyone have any references for internships for IT security, Cybersecurity, Information Systems/Security?
I’m out fellas
For all the prognosticators out there, what do you see as the most significant changes that will impact biglaw (can be anything about them or their business) over the next 10-15 years?
Watched the Fyre documentaries and I’m convinced every startup is a mess and at least some part fraudulent and helmed by someone whose best trait is delusion. Fyre just got found out, while others don’t.
What you think how upcoming( is coming or not?) recession/Inflation is going to impact IT companies?
Has anyone used professional counseling support or a coach to help manage extreme stress and anxiety from burnout? Have gone from confident to operating constantly from a place of fear and worry...
Fishes, I am from Gurgaon. I accepted an offer from Goldman Sachs, Bangalore in March. Now only 2 weeks are left for my joining and I also have an offer from Citi bank, Gurgaon with a difference of 1 lacs in fixed pay. But living in Delhi I could save a fortune in rent etc. Should I try to negotiate with the HR at Goldman to increase the pay? Do they negotiate at the last moment? Note - I am keen on joining on Goldman sachs. Thanks!
Indian citizen here with a GC priority date of 2016 doing an H1B transfer after layoff but not confident the transfer petition will be filed by the 60th day for me and my dependent spouse. What options would you suggest I consider in case the filing deadline is missed (end of this month)?
Guys, i joined a company for 13lpa(prod firm) but i didnt sign any Agreement or offer letter on first day as HR was busy. Second day morning i got a call from another firm where my 2nd round was on hold. Now i cleared it. Its 17lpa. Should i think ethically and continue or switch to new one ?? The second one permanent work from home and comparatively bigger product company. Personally i am very much confused and stuck actually.
This is why consulting can be awesome.
Been working at a top exchange in IR consulting and have made great moves but I suspect I’m still being under compensated relative to my peers (including those more junior). Been here 3+ years and don’t know how to approach this conversation with my manager especially given I recently got a pay boost. Nasdaq
Can ASE with 1.5 yeo get roll off from project? I want to get rolled off from this production support project as I'm not learning much and work env is very toxic. Working on repetitive tasks everyday for 12-15 hrs
Need advice. I’m in industry now and report to Controller who reports to CFO. I found out my raise is 2.75% and brought it up to my boss and he said “that’s what everyone is getting as raises are based on market, not inflation, and your salary is within market range”. I have a skip level meeting with the CFO tomorrow and want to mention it’s the smallest raise I’ve ever gotten or some other comment to bring it to his attention. How do I phrase that in a professional manner?
First time opening a brokerage firm with Fidelity and wanted to buy VFIAX and there was a $75 online transaction fee on top of the expense ratio. Is this normal? If I’m going to buy a few thousand $s worth, I think in the long run it will be worth it but it feels like too much for a fee
Salary for centra care manager FL
I have 5 years of experience in MERN stack technology.
I have few offers and the highest one of 26 fixed
Should I try for much better offer ? Or with this experience is it fine ?
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This post is totally out of left field, but has anyone in this group published non law related writings (ie novels, memoirs, etc.) on the side? I love reading and always wanted to write for fun but let the pressure push me into law as a more practical career path. I follow a lot of a romance/fantasy authors on tik tok who have made a pretty successful career for themselves self publishing and I’m wondering if any lawyers have thought about it.
Can we start a Britney Spears thread? Any thoughts on ways she can get out of her conservatorship? I looked up the judge and she’s a bad egg, and I really don’t think Britney’s chances are high with her awful lawyer. I don’t know how Britney can live like this for years to come…. It’s really beyond sad.
Does anyone else here feel the immense pressure to be thin? It seems like almost every attorney in my office is freakishly fit or a picky eater.
I have super oily hair. It lasts me a day and then I have to wash again. Any tips for products that have worked for you? I do dry shampoo, training your hair, etc but nothing works
Overheard today, from a male partner: “it’s not the opinion. Who cares about that? It’s the leak!”
Any tips for negotiating severance?
Anyone here 30+ been single for extended periods of time (years and years) and not mind it? I just love being on my own, doing what I want and not having to answer to anyone. I’m 30 now, and am starting to worry if maybe I’ll feel lonely if I keep on this path. So far I feel pretty good though. When I have been in relationships, I’ve always ended up feeling suffocated and like I just wanted to be on my own. Even if I was madly in love at the beginning. After max 1 yr tho, I’m like mmm, nah.
Has anyone here committed to a partner who has significant debt? My partner of over a year has >$300K in debt from med school. She has since quit medicine, due to a toxic culture that sounds worse than biglaw. In the last year she started earning enough to refinance her loans into a 10-year horizon. I am fortunate to be debt free and am saving aggressively with the aim of making a down payment on a NYC apartment in the next 5 years. We would like to get married before owning property (cont)
Jx: Minn., but any relevant experience is appreciated
Probate w/out will, decedent left behind two minor children. Decedent's only asset is a lien on her marital home awarded in her divorce decree. There's no deadline to satisfy the lien, and the parties did not execute a note for the lien or a deed transferring the house into husband's name alone. Decedent's debts amount to significant portion of the lien value. My questions:
1) does either the lien and/or lack of deed constitute an interest
FTM and 7th year associate with a 5 month old. I need a nanny. I don’t even know where to start. But I know I need one. Any tips?
I just found out my ex got engaged, and we’re going to a close friend’s wedding in a couple of months. No chance of not going to the wedding, but I’m panicking thinking of going alone and him bringing his fiancée. Unfortunately, just today, I sent my RSVP saying I would be going alone. Invite seemed to indicate I had a plus one (said to include names of people attending). What is the etiquette of raising this issue with my friend/the bride and asking to bring someone?
I'm interested in becoming a federal magistrate judge. I have two years left before I qualify. Does anyone have any insight or advice in making this happen?
How do you hang on when you’re unhappy and not being treated fairly at your firm? I’m interviewing and trying to leave, but have to stick it out until then.
I’m experiencing a lot of miscommunication personally and at work. People say to me “we’ll that’s not what you said” “you didn’t make that clear” “you didn’t say that before.” In my mind, I feel I couldn’t have been more clear. It’s like there is a disconnect between what I think I am saying and the words coming out of my mouth. Then when I think back to the convo, I remember saying what I was thinking, and second guess the exact words I used. Does this happen to else?
Pt 1 - am a first year associate in big law and started dating someone the summer I was studying for the bar. My schedule was flexible then. After I took the bar, I had 3 months off before starting and I spent a lot of time with my SO. Since starting, my SO has said on a few occasions that he feels I prioritize my work/friends over him even though we spend most nights together. I obviously try hard to fit in friends when I can bc it is all hard to balance. I feel that he seems skeptical when