Idk what’s wrong w me. Maybe a mild bout of depression or burn out. But I don’t feel emotionally resilient anymore and cry very easily especially when mother decides to give me “feedback” and then gets upset if I ask her not to. I’m so self critical these days and just oscillate between trying to be cheery and feeling down/not like myself. Any advice on how to rebalance and stop crying/emotionally reacting? I know my moms in the wrong but I can’t change her defnof tough love. Just my reaction 🤦♀️🤷♀️
CLA Folks - how is the paternity leave?
I’d been applying for jobs for the last 6 months, no leads. I removed my photo from my site and LinkedIn, changed multicultural agency to the parent company. Interviews came pouring in Anyone else?
I’m having my first child next month and my sister is coming shortly after the baby is born and staying for an entire month. While well meaning, she can be extremely critical, selfish and patronizing and I really am dreading this already. I can’t tell her not to come because she’s already expended a lot of resources and made arrangements to book her trip but does anyone have tips to minimize the “noise” some toxic family members bring?
Any tips for convincing a baby to crawl before walking? Our 6mo keeps trying to push to stand, and her version of a crawl right now is to push up to her feet and frog hop forwards, but the doc said she needs to crawl first for proper hip development
Hi Parent 🐠 in Greater Boston area. Our kid is going to be 4 soon and we are trying to decide the right school district to move to. Any location recommendations? Any guiding principles? Any thoughts on public vs private school? And if possible, could you let me know how much you currently spend for home (mortgage, property tax, HOA etc.) per year and school (not sure what additional costs are there for public school but if private school, approximate tuition per year). Thank you!
I’m pregnant, scared, and afraid to tell my partner.
Neither of us want a baby right now but I’m scared terminating the pregnancy would ruin our relationship (i’ve heard stories of some men having resentment about it). At the same time we’re not ready to have a baby and that won’t help either.
i just feel like this might be the beginning of the end of our relationship so part of me just wants to handle the is on my own. idk what to do.
Three of my brothers and one of my sisters are having babies in the next 3 months. I've never spent so long looking at baby gifts 😭
Any recommendations on sources for what you really need for a new baby? Like the must have/life savers/best things ever vs the things that you never used at all??
Weird I’ve reached the age / point of my life when peers/friends tell me they are pregnant 🤰 I can be excited for them. Kinda crazy to thank about makes me wonder in 10 years what will my life be lol
I am 28 yr, have 1yr girlchild. Me and husband not staying together since 5months and decided to divorce.I was always serious about our relation n is a love marriage but seems he wasn't as he had a relationshp soon after our marriage n i got to know after 2yrs but i accepted that as i didn't wanted to lose him .Later we had our first child but even later he wasnt as passionate abt things also he was behaviour was changing. thinking !After divorce will any guy be ready to accept me with a child?
No shame in this brag moment: My baby brother is going going to be an SEC football player!!
we had our first ultrasound this afternoon and saw our little gummy bear and his fast beating heart for the first time. I am so amazed 😍😍😍
“I got a baby in my belly!!” 😅💕🐾
I accepted a job offer and start next week. I just found out I am pregnant so this is a total surprise and now I’m worried about what will happen when I start, when should I tell my new boss/team?
Anyone dealt with a parent that has dementia and lives far away (too far to drive and visit)? They live with another family member so not alone. Is there anything that helps the condition? Advice?
I have a new babysitter/mother’s helper. she is a college student and i’m trying to figure out what to tell her to do when baby naps (often for two hours). she has a long break in between but my day with her lacks structure , so basically she is watching my child and they play the whole day. I will start asking her to prepare meals for him but trying to figure out how to go about this. i’m so un domesticated.
I live in a small studio apartment and my mother is visiting for just over a week from abroad. I’m anxious about being in each others face day/night since my desk faces my living space so I’m thinking of working from office all week as I don’t have time off. Any ideas on how I can make the space issue work and somehow keep her entertained?
We don’t need statues of *anybody* folks, but we def don’t need them of people who founded the country who also just happened to be slave owners, child rapists, murderers and kidnappers. Put them in a museum if you love them so much and read about them in a book. It’s okay.
Oh man... watching this documentary on super max prisons. They're interviewing this poor kid from south central la. He committed 2 armed robberies in Virginia and got 38 years. He had no idea (cont)
Is being promoted to Senior Manager worth it? Or is it simply a lot more work and responsibility without much more pay?
I had my first horrid (difficult, anxious, prepared but stumbled) interview experience this past week. Ive been in a funk for days after. Advice for after a hard interview and looking forward?
Au pairs — have you had one? Pros and cons? Any suggestions on how to ensure a good one? Thanks!
Have you ever added 3 hours to your flight back just so you can hit your miles and make status?
Considering cronavirus, are you guys considering to travel tomorrow?
I have trip planned to Manhattan, debating if I should really travel or just cancel it out.
Hey guys. I have a Instagram for Men’s mental health and thought some of you would want to follow along. The handle is NoManIsAnIslandOrg. Hope it helps!
Car insurance advice please! Getting what seem like really high quotes from geico and State Farm ($170/month). This is for two adults. Small suv. California. Great driver history and credit. Am I off base that this seems quite high? What can we do to negotiate/improve this?
How long is enough to wait for an interviewer to jump on zoom before calling it quits? It’s currently 8 minutes over the scheduled start time. What should I say in the follow up email?
I got an offer from Accenture recently. A fews days back I received a mail saying that my background check process has been put on hold and I need to share a few documents. The documents asked were form 16 for the entire tenure with my ex-organization and PF statement for the entire tenure as well. I shared the Form 16 but did not have the PF statement for the entire tenure with the ex-organization. So I shared all my payslips during my tenure with the organisation. Will that be sufficient?
Exit Plans! Building on the popular ‘Elder CD’ post, would love to learn folks exit plans from the industry. Especially those now in their middle years who may not have years of finances, freelance or side hustles to rely on.
How’s wlb at Games24x7?
How’s promotion cycle and performance bonus policy?
Please help 🙏🏽
Why does HR get a say in your year end rating? Counselor told me I was bumped down one full point on my rating by HR and overrode my rating...
Just landed and saw a couple hundred ppl waiting at baggage with no sign of movement. Knee jerk reaction to let out a "sucks to suck" laugh 👹
I was recommended for early promotion to senior. Now I just found out I'm pregnant (due next March). When do I tell my team? Will it impact my promotion?
When a recruiter asks for expected salary, are you inadvertently shooting yourself in the foot if you aim too low? Do recruiters objectively offer something youll be happy with or do they low ball?
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