My wife and I are in a bad spot. A close friend of ours recommended individual and couples therapy for us both. Tonight, my wife blew up on me and told me I wasn’t worth going to therapy with and that I’m a horrible father to our kids. Could use a word or two of encouragement right now. Never felt so low.
Went in for a scan yesterday because I was having spotting and cramping at 12 weeks. The OB saw fluid behind the baby’s neck and is referring us to see a high risk doctor immediately. NIPT was negative. I’m panicking. Have any of you been through this?
Before someone says comparison is thief of joy, share your experiences and thought process if possible... My wife and I have a very stable career here in the US with 400K HHI and just hit our 30s with our first kid. But I personally know friends who have very successful start ups (read unicorns) in India and several others going down that path. I don't feel very complacent but don't want to risk moving the family now in search of a startup in India (either my own or joining one). Contd...
4 days PP. Husband was not feeling well and tested positive for covid. What should be my next steps? I will get tested in the morning. And now should we separate into different rooms? Should I call the hospital as we have a 4 days old baby and he should be checked? Baby and I show no symptoms but I am just so torn apart after the birth that I no longer know what I feel.
My cousins wife is pregnant! But she has no appetite for any food—I want to get them a gift but not sure what to send… any ideas? Feel like flowers are overdone and not useful.
I’m in second trimester. I just came from my grandfather’s funeral, outside. My aunt was around her 2 siblings last week that had Covid and she hasn’t been vaxed. She hugged me and mom (4 weeks from her last chemo session) and only told us about her siblings after. I’m so mad. I guess I’m just venting but the potential complications for the baby, me, and my mom make me worry. Any comforting words?
Just found out we’re having a third kid - any advice?? We have a 4 year old and a 2 year old.
One week into kindergarten, already scheduling my first PCR for a sick kid. Buckle up, I guess?
I have a guy friend who texts me on a daily basis. I’m happily married with a kid and he is in a relationship too. He tries to pepper his texts with something sexual and it’s starting to get on my nerves. for example, if I say it’s nice weather out he will then tell me to sunbathe nude. the other day he said he’s happy with his relationship but misses the thrill of new sexual flings. I have no interest in this man and i’m not sure why he continues to text me. he is also a partner at a firm (cont
Looking for blackout curtains for my toddlers room. Found these on pottery barn kids. Has anyone tried these? Don’t want to spend the money only to find out they don’t work https://www.potterybarnkids.com/m/shop/kids-baby-curtains-shade/blackout-curtains/
I think my daughter has selective mutism. Any other parents here with a child with selective mutism have any recommendations on how I start this journey (books to read, tactical strategies, etc)
NOT A CONFESSION! SEEKING ADVICE HERE I know therapy is useful. How do we get most out of our therapy sessions? How do we track or monitor the progress with therapy? (FYI - I have always been a nerdy kid pressurized by parents. I am finding it a little difficult to maintain and handle friendships. I have realized that dealing with emotions is important. My manager from previous company was toxic. I had a recent break up. My grandfather died last month. Recent events have taken a toll on me)
Is your job accommodating for kids? Can you leave early if needed for regular activities or other kid things?
Which big law firms have the best maternity/ parental leave policies? I heard Latham and PW is 6 and 5 months. Where else?
In Lady Gaga's voice 🎶There ain't no reason you and me should be alone Tonight yeah baby, tonight yeah baby But I got a reason that you-hoo should take me home tonight I need a man that makes it ri
Anyone looked at getting pregnant in a non-traditional way- How did you find a sperm bank you liked or have a convo with someone you know to be a donor?
Got a job offer at Deloitte for manager level. Looking for a summary of benefits. I know 401k match but is there a waiting period, do you have something like pwc’s wealth builder. What is parental leave? What is the phone benefit? (Pwc subsidizes phone and pays plan). Health insurance I assume is crap but who is it through? Any random benefits that stick out to you that other firms might not have?
Hi all! I’m doing some research on parental leave policies to make a case to improve ours. How many weeks does your policy offer? Does it differ between “primary” and “secondary” caregiver? Birth vs other means of growing your family? I’m particularly interested in independent shops, but would love to hear from folks at the network agencies as well. It you could comment with your agency name, I’d be super grateful. Thank you thank you! ❤️
For anyone missing a whiteboard while WFH: I picked up a big dry erase mat from Staples that I mounted on a wall. It doesn’t clean off as easily as an actual whiteboard but it does the job. They also make whiteboard paint you can put on your wall. The best one is made by a company called “remarkable” but it isn’t cheap.
Whose getting beaten by ATL weather?
Hi fishes, I’m working for ZS as a contractor since 4 months , Associate level. Received an offer from INFOSYS . Details below: Designation: Senior Associate Consultant Grade : 4A YOE: 3.2 Current CTC: 10 lpa Offered CTC : 14.5 (including 10% variable) + 1lakh joining bonus Is it worth it? How are hikes and appraisals at Infosys, because i know it’s good at my current company . What should i do?
My wife doesn’t invest her money in stocks, mutual funds , CDs. She just has a 401k and all her savings go into a savings account which basically yields nothing. I coax her into investing and have often told her about inflation over the years and lower of compounding but she is too scared that investing would take her money away. You guys have similar issues and how have you dealt with it ?
Is acquiring a Tax LLM pointless if you already have a JD and working in Big 4 Tax already?
Anyone with a background in tech/software - can someone explain why we’re 15 years behind similarly-sized businesses in other industries when it comes to technology? How is iManage even still around, let alone the industry leader in document management? Why is the legal industry so hard to “disrupt”?
"At Accenture we have an unwavering commitment to equality, inclusion and diversity. We have zero tolerance for hatred, bigotry and racism of any kind." -Julie Sweet
(For one of my friends) How is the career as a Functional Consultant vs Valuation/Corporate finance professional? Profile: MBA (Finance and Ops) Looking for good growth, decent wlb and good pay
Anyone else have to go into the office? Despite the rise of COVID and no billable hours.
Any tips on how I can land an MBB interview. My goal is to work there instead of doing an MBA and doing the switch. I have a fairly prestigious undergrad background. ~top 30
Thoughts on taking a shot before a video interview? It’s my first ever case interview and I’m so nervous I’m going to pass out from nerves help 😩
Does having a referral for McKinsey help?
Question for BCG fish regarding what level to target. What are the levels and associated years at each level? I’m wanting to come in at the consultant level with 3.5 YOE + an industry relevant masters. Majority of my experience is B4 strategy consulting , then shifting industry strategy for the last year. Boston Consulting Group
Need advice for resigning while on bench. I already have a start date with the new employer. Should I do a traditional two week notice or give <=1 week notice instead? My goal is to not burn bridges, but I also don’t want to get let go on the spot since I have nothing to “wrap up” besides HR tasks. I’ve read on here that sometimes they will let you go day of and pay you out for two weeks but I don’t see why any firm would do that for somebody not currently performing billable work...
Negotiating salary right before year end. Thoughts and your experience? Performance is super good and lots of backers at high level to see it go through. Skeptical of HR though
Does anyone have any insight on experience hire interviews for CBIZ, Inc. ? Interviewing for a senior associate position. Wondering if it will be behavioral, technical, or if there is any case work
Can someone give me a bit of encouragement? Currently in on-cycle, interviewed for 3 firms, all told me “nay”
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