I’m terrified of pregnancy but not of motherhood (except for the noise, kids are so loud). Pregnancy/breastfeeding looks horrible to me, but I’d feel bad about missing out on kids because I was scared of something that wasn’t so bad. It doesn’t help that I don’t know a single pregnant person—in my 30s and none of my friends have children! Any moms out there who can speak about what it’s actually like?
Philosophical question (not trying to be political, just a genuine question I’ve been grappling with): do you think being pro-choice and pro-vax mandate are logically inconsistent? Both are sincere views of mine, but upon further reflection I haven’t been able to think of a way one position could be completely defended without undermining the other. Goes the other way for pro life/against vax mandates as well. The fact is, they just feel different to me, but I’m not sure why. Thoughts?
Has anyone figured out anything creative for a baby shower in a pandemic? Is it still okay to send out cute invites for a virtual one??
Asking for a friend so please be kind. My teen nibling dropped a few hints and recently told me that she feels different than her birth gender - knowing that the secret is safe with me and my wife. We are more than supportive and I would do anything for this kid. However, we have a serious dilemma if we should let his parents know or help him share how the situation? Nibling’s family situation is complicated and his parents might divorce soon. Continued…
Real talk 2: if you decide to have children, it’s entirely possible you will not like the child at first (or at various points). It’s a huge decision, and having complex feelings about the matter is completely valid
Resigning while on paternity leave - should i wait till get back then submit resignation or can I resign while on leave and still get paid while on leave? Engagement will appreciate the advanced cont.
Happy Father’s Day out there. You Padres are killing it with your selfless dedication with your sacrifices to your families. Challenge yourselves to spend time more time with your kids. That’s the biggest regret I hear....to all the fathers that screwed it up get your $h!t together and be the father you always wanted. Cheers!!!
Pregnant IBanking experienced professional who will be a single mom needs help in negotiating maternity leave - wish to ask for more flex time and WFH (current policy is 12 wk leave and then back to office at 4X / wk. Any advice?
Currently on parental leave. As a father I’m so dang thankful my firm has it and I can’t imagine how my immigrant parents manage to raise two kids without leave.
I am 9 months pregnant and my firm offers 16 weeks maternity leave. Well, it just so happens that I was offered a job at a new firm, and they are flexible with start date but do not provide maternity leave (understandable since I don't even work there yet). Is it possible to accept the new job with a January start date, but not tell my current firm until a normal notice period ends, so I can keep mat leave? No payback requirements or anything. Would they know somehow?
Ladies with widow peaks and lots of baby hairs - what do you do to tame your hairline and have it look sleek and neat? I’ve considered doing laser hair removal for my baby hairs but open to ideas! For reference I have dark wavy hair.
Anyone receive an offer & negotiate a start date months down the road to take advantage of a better maternity leave policy, or any other reason? Wondering how many months is reasonable to ask for.
I started working in a agency two months ago, and I have two very big projects running simultaneously. My Creative Director left for paternity leave, and left me with all the work, facing the client, going to shootings, editing. I've been working 15 days straight, no weekends. The agency hasn't given me any back up/someone I can team up with to do the job. Is this normal? I'm used to have a partner, a copywriter or another creative working alongside. Keep in mind that I'm mid-level.
Looking to get my father a birthday gift. He has always been a Rolex, stainless steel only, guy. I have a budget of up to 40k which opens the door to other brands. Vacheron oversees immediately comes to mind, but wanted to get the bowl’s thoughts. (He currently has a nautilus, Batman, Kermit, sea dweller, luminor, el primero).
My wife said I could watch both of my kids this weekend or take one and go tailgating at Notre Dame....... 😳😳 I just purchased one of those child wrist leashes. Anyone other guys use those?
So far I’ve been through 1 IVF cycle. I have one embryo that is frozen waiting for transfer. My doctor is wanting me to do another round of IVF to back eggs for baby number two down the road. Has anyone been through this? I know of two people around my age that got pregnant naturally with their second baby after IVF. Does anyone know about banking embryos for future use instead of transferring? My insurance doesn’t cover anything so all this of out of pocket.
Help & suggestions please. I don’t have parents and recently had a kid. I am having trouble in recovery and my daughter is a preemie. I am going back to work in December but can’t send kid to daycare due to health. My aunt who raised me wants to visit and help me out , see places too. With the travel ban going away , can she get a visitor visa so that I have someone reliable in the house along with the new nanny. Are visitor visas possible to get now ? MIL is another option but she is aged.
Right before Labor Day, after 2 months of dating, my guy made us “official” and asked me to be his girlfriend. (He made a romantic event of it, arranging a picnic by the lake). Ever since then, everything’s been great. until tonight. His ex, who he says he broke up with a couple of weeks before we met, called and says she could be pregnant (took a home pregnancy test and is going to the doctor ASAP). I’m full of all sorts of questions and feelings I’m not sure I have a right to. Advice?
Hello everyone Currently am working with shriram life insurance as a Business Development Manager has been from last 2 and half year of experience. Before that am working for yes bank, now am looking for enter in IT sector. Can plz suggest me any references or the thing which i should adopt.
It’s been a grueling 18 months, for everyone. There’s a unique story I’d like to share and it’s my own but I have to believe it’s not only mine. I was privileged enough to be able to WFH during the pandemic and change jobs to a fully remote job during this time. The isolation has become so complete, with the lack of connection and professional rapport or daily respect/clarity thru slack convos and sporadic zoom - I’m at an all time mental low barely able to start this Monday morning.
I was a stay at home mom for 10 years; had 4 children & helped my husband build a decent non legal business. I started my PI practice at end of 2019. I did great in 2020. Unexpectedly I developed inappropriate feelings for a mentor over zoom. We decided to stop working together and started therapy. I faced my horrible childhood trauma, gained confidence and realized how terrible my marriage is. Husband admits mistreating me & regrets taking advantage but thinks I’m unfair for wanting a divorce.
Everyone should openly share their salaries/wages with anyone who wants to know. It only helps other workers and is only bad for companies. Biggest company propaganda was getting the general public to think that’s it’s inappropriate to have salary transparency.
best way to gauge what WLB/hours are during the interview process? in the past i’ve asked about team culture but their answers never end up revealing much about this. i feel like it’s frowned upon to come right out and ask about hours, but not sure how else to bring this up
Recommendations on getting COVID tests on Oahu?
By now, nearly every CEO of a major company has made some public statement or proclamation of their commitment to racial equality, diversity, and such matters. What percent of those do you believe truly comes from the heart and a bias for both personal and corporate action, versus a necessary public relations response with little personal ownership? My view: about 30%. That is still a great number, because it’s far higher than zero.
How are others handling moving office home when you are in your late 60s? I am re-Vising my practice from trial practice to probate and estate planning with some PI. No one wants to buy any of the textbooks or other trial books or medical books I have. For those of you who also are changing their practice, how dealing with the expense of practice stuff you bought but no one wants anymore? My binders were dropped off at eight at an elementary school. ￼￼￼￼￼￼￼
Any news on vedder price? I’ve heard they didn’t fire anyone during COVID but have also heard it’s a sweatshop. Any insight to their litigation team would be helpful, thanks!
I have an interview for a KPMG Associate Director role and am currently a Senior Manager at PwC. Is this considered a lateral based on the two firms or is it a step up? Any idea what the pay range is for the AD role at KPMG?
Have an interview with a startup tomorrow. What types of questions would you ask in my shoes? They are part of a venture innovation arm of a larger company, so less risk of falling flat, and relatively far along in product development TIA
If you're on a PiP, is it better to quit just before the end stage, when you get fired, or better to get fired and collect unemployment, but also have a company-based termination on your record
Anyone joined Salesforce from consulting or industry? Seems that's the dream role to land but just have some hesitations. Currently a solution architect, have a call with the recruiter to determine best fit role tomorrow
Has anyone heard of Kaufman Hall? What's the culture like? Reputation? A recruiter reached out to me about their healthcare practice and I can't find much online
Hey, researching & would love to know: any experiences of isolation you’ve felt; personal examples of belonging (or lack thereof); & how this has affected your mental health. Thanks!
I’m vaccinated and do believe people should get vaccinated but ultimately, it’s their choice. The one thing I can’t wrap my head around is how some people almost celebrate the death of an anti-vaxxer. It’s vile. Not here to argue w anyone so if that’s what you’re looking for, argue w yourself
Hi Guys, can anyone tell me when does a promotion take effect (officially) for PwC SDC Bangalore?
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