Hi moms. I’m looking for tips for transitioning my baby from slow flow nipple to medium flow nipple. She is 12 weeks old, a few days short of 3 month. We thought she was ready for medium flow nipples a week ago and started using them. But there were a good amount of spill (any amount of breast milk wasted makes me 😞; there were more milk in her mouth than she can swallow, and milk end up overflowing out of her mouth). And she threw up most of the milk after one night feeding.
Any advice for how to ask my husband to get more involved in childcare and/or help around the house? I love him but I really wish he would put down the phone and pick up the baby more (2m old)
1yr associate- My supervising partner in commercial is known to be a nut cracker, but he’s also very highly regarded for his work. He’s been coming down on me for careless mistakes in my papers (docket no., venue, verbiage). I know he’s right. I had two clerkships and hate clerical errors, but they have always haunted me. He’s telling me they have to stop.. or else. Help? I have a one year old baby, five year old son and just lost my stepmother to Covid. Can’t handle a job change right now.
So EY gives up to 16 weeks parental leave now... If you have a kid at the beginning of busy season do you still get promoted?
Did any recently pregnant or currently pregnant mamas eat sushi while pregnant? It feels overly cautious to avoid entirely
So I'm just going to put it out there, how realistic is it to have a child while being a women consultant?
5 months pregnant and let go for "performance issues." Anyone have luck doing contract/seasonal work and getting the company to agree to an earlier end date? Due 2 weeks before tax day 🙃
Pregnant with My first and due in May. I’m thinking about our future after the baby is born, as I haven’t been super satisfied with work. We’ve been thinking about both of us (my husband and I) to go freelance next summer. Anyone out there already doing that? Any Advice?
Best way to network at a big firm is to make relevant TV show references by generation - Partner: Cheers - Senior Manager: Seinfeld - Manager: Friends - Senior/Staff: How I Met Your Mother
Just gonna put this out there: found out today that my pops had a kid out of wedlock. Kid is 24yrs old. Mom is crushed. That and I have my CRT on Friday. Fuck!!!!
Kind of a controversial/personal question. Is it that big of a deal to choose not to breastfeed your children? For no other reason than just not wanting to?
Does Microsoft let you use parental leave in the 1st year? I'll be 8months in if I accept the offer
I may have to go bankrupt due to a medical situation in my family where I had to borrow a lot of money to help my mother. Is this something that would hurt me with potential employers?
I binged Netflix’s Sex/Life last night. And wow! I can soooooo relate to the feelings of regret in my marriage, kids, the burbs… Not to mention wanting that intense butterfly, crazy spinning in my head and feelings from a prior lover. I cried myself to sleep.
Might be a paranoid mom question - my 16 month old is starting daycare next week. So far, I’ve had virtual interviews/meet and greet sessions with the daycare staff. Today we went in for our in-person orientation and I noticed that my child is the only non-white kid in his class of 8. Not entirely shocking, but in my head (and having seen pictures in their catalog) I was hoping there would be a little more diversity. Should I be worried about my kid feeling left out because he looks different?
Do any of you have experience getting promoted or trying to get promoted while pregnant? How’d you go about it and what was the outcome?
One friend announces an engagement, another announces a baby, and I'm sitting here on a Friday night baking cookies and coloring. Making thirty look shitty.
I posed the question to my FB friends: “My dear parent friends with school-aged children, will you please share with me your thoughts on your child returning to school this fall? With all of the debate and varying opinions, as a teacher, I would love to know what my friends think. Please be honest with me; I would love to know how you feel. I will not judge or comment, and I ask the same of those who respond. Please feel free to PM me as well.” It was eye-opening, tear-jerking. Please consider!
My SO has been a pot smoker for nearly 20 years. He's smoked nearly daily since he started in college, sometimes multiple times a day. I've always had issues with it, but since he was high functioning I didn't mind it too much until we recently had a child together. After baby was born, he continues to smoke multiple times a day and didn't have a problem with his family smoking in the house until I called him out and got into a huge fight. Continued in the comment...
Hi all, I’m looking to move in a mid size audit firm (RSM, GT other..). I am promoted to S2 in Big4. How are the hours in audit financial services ? Is it slightly better ? I’m utilized > 100% all year, averaging 60hr.
Anyone at Wieden + Kennedy PDX looking to hire a creative? I don’t even need a title, I just want to make good work. Cool. DM me. Talk to you soon.✌️ So weird that this didn’t work. 😂
Stimulus package question: Very vague news on these checks right now, but if I had a baby in 2020, do I qualify for the $500?
Sorry to be rude on our first date, but to all the account managers out there — what’s your salary? And any senior social media managers? Asking for a friend...
What are the pros and cons of being a PPMD? Currently a Staff/Analyst up for promotion but not sure if I want to stay until partner.
Mamas how are y’all surviving going back to work after leave. I feel like I’m sinking over here. I’ve been back for a month and was put on a project with ridiculous hours. I’m literally on meetings while picking baby up from daycare, during feeding time, and after putting baby down to sleep. I have help, but my husband is working long hours as well and he actually commutes to the office everyday.
Any staff Assistant editors here that work in advertising in NYC? RG/A, Grey, Anomaly, Droga5, to name a few. I’m a freelance AE with an offer and want to know salary ranges for a staff AE.
Anyone ever had a class that no matter what you do or how you discipline, the kids run around the classroom, scream out, and create total chaos?
Consulting "Humanity" check. If you had a choice of these 2 options what will you choose your company would do? 1) No raises,bonus and promotions for majority of people for 1 year 2) Lay off "bottom" 10% of all employees and some people find their name in the list due to politics. 3) 10% Paycut accross the board for 1 year
If I recently got a raise above 125k, how soon do the Roth IRA income limits apply? Is it after I submit a tax return of above 125k MAGI?
Anyone at SFO right now?
How do you get through each day, when you’re miserable at work? No culture, no collaborative environment, no partner.
How do you ladies invest (outside of 401k/employee stock purchase plan - already maxing those out!)/how have your investments done? Just finished my first year of work and have a stupid amount just sitting in my savings account that I know I need to invest ASAP! Not sure where to start! Thank you!
My brother has 2 kids, aged 6 and 3. They never call or keep in touch but take full on advantage of my 77 year old mother who has health issues and debilitating back pain. They put her in stressful situations...she never says no because she’s too nice. Today called and said dropping off both kids FOR 6 days while they go on vacation to Florida for someone’s bday. I live in another state but am summoned to help take care of their kids with absolutely no notice. I say no & im the problem...
Simone Biles showed the world that there’s no such thing as the wrong time to prioritize your health and safety. It might be inconvenient and costly, but it is never wrong.
This country can be so lonely, feel like my mental health is at risk of declining for lack of social interactions during weekends- how are you people dealing with this?
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