Parents of newborns, how are you approaching having visitors during Covid? I’m pregnant and trying to figure out what are reasonable expectations of my family and friends around visitation/holding the baby (anything from washing hands when they come over to quarantining before visiting and holding the baby). I want to make sure we’re protecting ourselves/the baby and our older family members who are at a higher risk. Our families live nearby so I anticipate they may want to visit frequently
Any suggestions for baby moon? Can’t travel out of the country and should travel before mid November. Live in Chicago.
The amount of love I feel for my cute new pet, including the motivation he gives me to get out of bed in the morning, makes me wonder how much more having a child could change one's life for the better.. 🐣
Moms - What is this Swaddling business? When can I get rid of it? My 6 week old is a light sleeper and often wakes up by the time I finish swaddling. Ped said you don't have to swaddle if your baby is fine, but baby wakes up without one..
TFW you are expecting your second child in the year the child tax credit is getting doubled. 🤑
When did queer become ok to say & why? I played “Smear the Queer" as a kid/had no idea what it meant; now I find it as offensive as the N-word. Why “take back” a word instead of just not using it?
Apparently one of my neighbors just had a baby. Goodbye sleep. Not that we knew each other well, but it was better than nothing.
Just ruined Mother's Day weekend with somehow getting on topic of family issues. Congratulations to me! No coming back from this 🍾🍾🍾
After having a pandemic baby, grinding non stop for the last year and dealing with massive understaffing cause everyone is finding new jobs - i’m done. Anyone have success talking a leave of absence at their agency and then rolling into contract/freelance work?
Traveling from Seattle-NY-Dubai-India soon. I want to take alcohol for my father but I don't drink. Which Scotch/whiskey is popular? Is it better to buy here, and check it in or in duty free?
Recommendations for back to work after baby? I’m almost halfway through leave and starting to get a little anxious
Moms, have any of you had to cancel work trips (think orals etc.) last minute because baby is sick? We just got back from vacay and baby is running a fever for the last 2days. (Contd)
Has anyone taught an admin’s child? I’m going to be teaching my new AP’s daughter this year and I’m so nervous!
I really want to try for baby no. 2 soon but now if I would start it would put me in my busiest month of January when the baby would be due. I already went down in hours this past year because of the pandemic and my Team had to pick up the slack. I also was told yesterday that the team struggled when I went down in hours. I really want to start trying because I want my kids closer in age. My daughter turns 2 in July so I would like to start soon so they are 2.5-3 years apart. I don’t know
I grew up with strict father who doesn’t like getting happy and showing emotions , there are instances I felt this was specifically for women. When I got out of my home around 17 for college I became a very cheerful and excited person for every single thing. I loved myself , enjoy every sunset etc. met my boyfriend who was an introvert but he used to feel so happy seeing me happy for tiny things in life. FF 7 years - married and all I hear is sarcastic comments for my emotions. Contd..
Anyone deal with post partum depression or depletion? I’m so foggy (18 months after 2nd child)
Moms, does disappointment about baby’s sex pass? Im 15 weeks pg and surprised at how much I find myself hoping for a girl not a boy. I know it’s sad and bad since gender is socially constructed...I can’t explain this sudden feeling as we weren’t at all fussed when we were TTC. Is it true that as soon as baby is put on your chest you won’t even care? Hormones are making me emotional and irrational!
Resigning fish - what if you had spent more vacation days than pro-rated? Do you have to give back salaries accordingly?
Anyone ever get stuck in a bad dream, lucid, unable to wake up? Happened to me last night, eventually woke up screaming in my hotel 😳😱
Does anyone know how easy it is to get NJ certification? I got my initial certification in ESL in NY 3 years ago? I want to transfer to NJ? How easy is it to do? Do 2 years of effective teaching? I was rated between developing and effective this year
Anyone here work as a creative strategist or knows a creative strategist at Digitas Chicago? I’m applying for an associate creative strategist position and would love to talk to a current strategist there! 🙆🏻♀️
Need to get some likes so I can DM you guys about exit ops from Audit to Advisory. Anyone wanna help a poor S1 out? Thanks!
I was laid off for the first time last wk and I feel completely empty. Does anyone have any advice? I've been talking with recruiters, trying to find connections, but it all feels hollow and hopeless.
Anyone from Microsoft who has non FS federal positions in technical manager position of senior developer roles around Reston area? I had couple of interviews but they wanted FS and I don't want to get it... thanks
Looking for a referral to FDD at Cohn
Anyone on here come from or exit to VW or Audi (or know anyone who works there)? They have a lot of interesting jobs posted on LinkedIn - wondering what the culture is like.
Has anyone ever been confirmed for a project and then told not to fly out yet while they review resources?
Pros and cons of investing 100% of 401K in S&P 500 for next 5 years? (Not looking to retire before 2050 anyway)
How has COVID been impacting your personal life (e.g., childcare management, cabin fever), your firm and/or clients beyond WFH (e.g., layoffs, funding, project delays, unpaid leave, etc.)?
My partner (along with his team) has been laid off from an equity research role. He is on H1b visa and has until end of February to find a new job otherwise he’ll have to leave the country. I would be very grateful if someone knows of any sell-/buyside investment analyst opportunities and can refer, please. Years of experience: 9yrs. Always been with II-ranked teams and twice voted rising star. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.
I booked flights using Chase portal - The flights are cheaper now do they price match? First time using the service just wanted to use all my reward points. ￼￼￼
How do our firms view consultants and managers getting pregnant or just having young children in general? Is it a death sentence for future staffing opportunities? Conversely, would it mitigate the risk of layoff due to covid considering the optics / laws around woman’s pregnancy rights in the workplace? Honestly just curious.
Taking a 4 month old on a cross country flight (NYC - SFO) Any tips on flight prep/time change/feeding times etc? Should I apologize in advance to other passengers?
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