Hi Ladies, This is a lengthy post, about a family matter. I am seeking some advice from the sisterhood. I am a married mother of a boy who is in Pre-K. I have been married for 8 years now. Contd..
Looking for a Desi inspired gown/dress to wear at my baby shower. What are your favorite south asian online brands to shop? must ship to US and nothing crazy expensive.
Dog owners: can you give me a realistic estimate of how much it costs to be a pet parent? I’m interested in adopting a dog but want to go into into with eyes wide open. Thanks!
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?
I feel like my kids 1st grade teacher is being too strict, but I'm not sure if this is normal or I'm being sensitive because it's my child. E.g. she gave him 2/10 for his math homework because he doodled on the page, colored in the circle that has the page number, didn't draw the word problem neatly, wrote his last name under the name line, and says some of his numbers aren't legible. All his answers were correct, except one where he forgot to fill in the blank. Is this normal? X-posting
Got a new car in NJ last month. Temperory registration expires tomorrow and dealer citing delays due to COVID for new plates. Says I will not get for next 2 to 3 weeks but can drive as cops understand delays due to COVID. What do I do? I need a car to be able to drive my kid around.
Feeling like my firm has a very outdated parental leave policy (and none of the women partners have children)! What is the parental leave policy at your firm? Please include: (1) size of firm; (2) location of firm (city, state); (3) how many paid weeks off from firm (not state/fed benefits); (4) other policies such as ramp up/down time, etc.
Pregnant IBanking leader who will be a single mom needs help in negotiating maternity leave. What’s your company policy and how would you approach asking for better terms/ even changing current policy at firm from unpaid to paid and more flexible WFH time?
Wife and kid are going to be out of town for the next 2 weeks. Instead of wasting time, I’d like to do something productive. What would you do if you have say 3+ hours a day. Maybe self help, wealth creation type books, work out daily, take care of some things around the house.
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??
Thinking of moving from CHI to ATL.Just had a baby and want to move to a good suburb with great schools. Johns Creek and Alpharetta seem to be the best ones.I would be commuting to midtown.Thoughts?
Doctor spouse wants to a start her own practice. I want to work hard and become MD in consulting. Have 1 kid currently. I feel helping wife start her practice will mean my career will have to take a backseat. Thoughts/suggestions ?
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.
What age were you when you had each kid? I'm 32 and we are trying for our first. SO is 36. But the endless relentless lectures from the women of my family about why "it's so late! Hurry! It's going to be impossible soon!!" is driving me insane. Ideally I would want it to be planned and natural, not IVF or anything, but you never know.
Pregnant with my second and my oldest will be 23 months when baby 2 arrives. What do I need to get with a second (second monitor, double stroller, what else?) TIA!
Impulsively jumped firms for better projects. I want to get pregnant & settle down. Worried I sabotaged ops to transfer internally so soon or fear need to get local gig & how my resume looks. 😬
About to take an offer at EY. Want a baby soon and saw the great news about increased parental leave. Question is, can u use vacation time consecutively with it? Right now most on leave take 5 months
Just sitting here thinking.. Dang, I got a 3% annual raise. I feel worthless to my firm. I should leave.
‘‘‘Tis the season for the layoffs
Had a hirevue for Goldman. Next day my status got updated to interview. It's been 3 weeks but I haven't heard back, and I don't have any recruiters to follow-up with. What do I do?
Worked hard, won business and asked for a raise - got 10%. Now closer to median salary for my YOE. But it’s not in effect until my first year anniversary which is 2-3 months away. Should I accept the raise or negotiate?
Creatives, if I send you resources you asked for in an email or Slack and your response is to ask me send it to the PM instead, I immediately view you as a precious child. Don’t be a child.
Where are the office Halloween zoom pics???
I have an offer from HCL for 34L in India.l am being hired for a gcc onsite ,as far as the truth goes. How does the compensation works if I am relocating to gcc but hired in India? HCL Technologies
feeling sorry for the guy/girl who forgot their microsoft laptop/ tablet in an AA flight from DFW to ORD sitting in 16e. Turned it in just now. Hope you are in FB and you get it back.
Thoughts on activity in the heat (90’s) while pregnant? I’m 4 weeks along and want to keep up golfing, but worried about the heat. (Doctor says it’s fine - looking for how any of you mamas actually felt)
Does anybody have a view on the growth path / trajectory for a Strategy and Ops Lead at Google? I didn't get a very clear sense in my interviews, esp. because it feels like there is 1 manager for the team and so there is not a lot of scope for organic upward movement. Is it only through lateral moves within the org? You get enough tenure for the next role then find an opp to switch?
Does anyone maybbbbbe think that this new “spike” in corona virus cases could be possibly caused by these massive riots in every major city? Not saying the riots are bad or wrong, but let’s not kid ourselves and say these aren’t a contributing factor. So when people are surprised at the USAs rising rates, I mean come on...
Booked a flight on Delta after my AA was canceled and I got Zone 1 despite having no status. Did I miss something? It's a small plane so maybe everyone is Zone 1? LGA-ORD
Legit question: now that 90% of you all don’t have an expense account or travel, why are you doing consulting? Wlb and pay are shit, professional dev opps are good but can be developed in 2-3 years - so why not leave after
Can anyone share what WLB is like at Amazon and LinkedIn? Interviewing for roles at both companies, both are Product Marketing. From what I have seen so far WLB looks like it would be better at LinkedIn.
Scammed my client today: their small soup costs $1.95, but the large soup which is only 50% bigger costs $4.50. Bought TWO smalls which = more than one large for LESS money
Any advice on finding a pre-mba internship in tech? Will begin firing off cold emails soon unless there's a more tactful way of getting this going!
*after client takes 2 weeks to send feedback* PM: “Oh, and can we get the revisions to all the creative by tomorrow?"
MBB Manager total comp breakdown?
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