Anyone estranged from their parents? I have an emotionally needy mother who’s very unhappy in her life, her 3rd marriage is falling apart , she doesn’t have friends and her coworkers don’t like her
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!
Apparently one of my neighbors just had a baby. Goodbye sleep. Not that we knew each other well, but it was better than nothing.
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..
👩👧 Anyone lost their mother when they were young? I’m in my mid 30s, and the older I get, the harder it feels (counter intuitively) ➡️
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
Big picture question: How did you settle on a FIRE number? Originally I did the simple "estimated annual living expenses divided by 4% rule", but am now second guessing that for many reasons. For example, if I want to live on 70,000 per year, I'll need 1.75MM... but what if 70,000 in 20 years won't be a ton of money? Also, what about saving up for kid's college funds? How to account for the possibility of tax law changes? So many questions!
Any restrictions taking parental leave in the first year of employment at BCG/Bain? Couldn't find anything published online about it and not ready to disclose (too early in pregnancy)
How many training underpants did You need while potty training? What else did you buy for ex. Extra pants? Intend to use oh crap method, with baby in daycare.
Came across an ad for Noom and I signed up for it as EY pays for Noom. Does it really work? I’m highly skeptical coz I had a baby and I need to lose about 15 lbs to get to my pre pregnancy weight but I put my goal as losing 48 lbs just to see if it works. Anyone who tried Noom and kept off the weight?
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..
Current moms, how do you make this career work with children? Putting off having a baby because I love my job and just can’t imagine how to do both.
due end of Jan. I’m starting to get those mood swings I had in 1st trimester and starting to be tired, and short temper at times. MIL is coming 10 days before baby is due to help for 4 mons.. cont
Any suggestions for baby moon? Can’t travel out of the country and should travel before mid November. Live in Chicago.
Got the official word that my baby girl is scheduled for her open heart surgery on 9/10 to repair her VSD. Knew this day was coming eventually but still so anxious and scared.
Recommendations for back to work after baby? I’m almost halfway through leave and starting to get a little anxious
"Baby if you were my wife I would treat you like a princess & wouldn't let you work". "But honey would like to take care of my JD and MBA debt too?" Silence.
Hi! Looking for some guidance on how do I get a RTPCR test for my father in law (no insurance) going back to india. Are there free services that we can avail of? If not, what’s the cheapest option?
EY 🐠! Any insight on complex project management @ EY? Types of projects, clients, team dynamic, etc
Pros and cons of investing 100% of 401K in S&P 500 for next 5 years? (Not looking to retire before 2050 anyway)
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?
Has anybody jumped or tried to jump from Big 4 to MBB? Can it be done without MBA? 2nd year senior associate at Pwc here with 4 years at the firm.
Interviewed at a small firm last week. I was told they will call me back for a second interview. Today I heard they aren’t moving forward with me. Weird.
I’m looking for ideas. How do you guys have fun and still be a working mom? I’m killing it at work and at home, my kid feels secure and loved but I find fun and play is the hardest thing to achieve.
Agency won a new piece of business and they’re hiring all new for the account team. I interview with the SVP, Account Director they’ve selected to lead the account. Any advice on smart questions to ask?
How can you deliberately practice interpersonal skills? I want to get as good as possible at "people skills" and am fairly good now but don't know how best to go about improvement. Considering trying to randomly interview strangers in nyc once we get a vaccine, but I figure there's probably a better way
Deloitte 🐠: Can people who got 1 or 2 ratings before share your metrics, i.e client/adj utilization, PRD hours, applaud awards, anything else...Thanks!
Had an oral case in front of a panel, but only have spoken with a few folks enough to write a good thank you. How do I approach thanking the others there that I didn’t really “interview” with?
Is the iPhone Upgrade Program w/ Apples’ monthly expense reimbursable under EY policy? Like for the monthly $60 reimbursement?
Offer from a non FAANG company. Looking to understand if I should go with RSU option or Cash option and if the offer looks good. Context 3 YOE and Privacy role. RSU Option Base 110k Bonus: 25% minimum with no cap Sign On: 30K RSU 38K over 4 years Total Comp first year is at least 172k Cash Option Base 120k Bonus 25% min with no cap sign on 30k Total Comp at least 180K first year Bonus: 25% minimum with no cap Sign On: 30K Base 110k Bonus: 25% minimum with no cap Sign On: 30K
What is BCG compensation range for generalist track class of 2017.. don’t need specific just want to know the TC range .. TIA.
Picked up a new-to-me bottle of wine tonight to drink as I'm working in my hotel room. The wine isn't very good. 😔🍷 #consultantproblems
What is it like in industry if your role is SEC and SOX? Is that a good path or is it a dead end with Big 4 like hours?
Middle school teachers, what are the “must-have” books in your classroom libraries? I am a special ed resource reading teacher looking for some books that will make my kids WANT to read more!
If you could work remote from anywhere in the US, where would you? (Within reason, of course)
COVID life of virtual events: What is the best executions you’ve seen for them? Anything that breaks the norm? All of the ones I’ve attended have been draining with an overload of faces on screens. Anything out there shaking things up a bit?
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