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..
Does anyone have any tips for how to get an exclusively breastfed baby to take a bottle. My son is 5 months old and since he was 1 month old, I pumped maybe twice a week and gave him the bottle. From around 2 weeks ago, he refuses to drink the bottle, even when he is very hungry. I have tried different bottles and ensure the temperature is warm. The milk tastes normal (I tried a bit!). :/
Going back to work next week after 4 months of maternity leave and I’m super nervous about it 😔. I’m sure it’ll be fine but I wish that I could stay home a bit longer 😔
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.
Where do you buy your baby’s clothes from? Looking for something cute for my 6 month old daughter’s half birthday 🎂! Also - if you had a half birthday, what was your theme?
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.
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Anyone receive an offer & negotiate a start date months down the road to take advantage of a better maternity leave policy, or any other reason? Wondering how many months is reasonable to ask for.
Started taking prenatal vitamins , ubiquinol and vitamin D. Been doing this for a month to prep to get pregnant. Breaking out like crazy for 3 weeks now. Are these linked?
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
How much do you budget for a kid each year? Not including daycare or medical. My husband and I are trying to estimate future cost and are not sure how much to plan for each kid per year. Guesstimate?
What are my best options for scoring small side gigs before end of year? I deduct lots of business expenses for doing some freelance work, but we had a baby so I didn’t earn any 1099s this year.
Has anyone raised a baby/child while still teaching? Can it be done? I’m worried about money for childcare and fitting it all in schedule wise. I don’t want to derail my career, but a baby is a baby!
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)
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.
Have loved Chipotle since I was a kid but now I can afford the extra guac. 🙏🏼 #gratitude
Happy Father’s Day out there. You Padres are killing it with your selfless dedication with your sacrifices to your families. Challenge yourselves to spend time more time with your kids. That’s the biggest regret I hear....to all the fathers that screwed it up get your $h!t together and be the father you always wanted. Cheers!!!
Moms of the bowl, did you take prenatal vitamins when trying for baby? And did you take them for the whole time while you were pregnant? Is there big difference in prenatal vitamins vs regular multivitamins?
Anyone here work at Wayfair? What do you think of the child trafficking blow up happening right now? Search #wayfair hashtag on Twitter if you haven't heard. At this point, we only have Wayfair saying this is ridiculous, but obviously this can't be a coincidence...
Best ways to find cheap mileage run opportunities? Want to retain Diamond and have already hit spend but will need around 40k addtl MQMs
Hey guys need help. Barclays Noida vs Deloitte USI? Which one is better in terms of exit opportunities and growth?
So when r the comp statements coming?
Does anyone else find it absolutely hysterical that people group MBB/FAANG/PE/VC for the prestige-oriented folks and they never include BB IB 🤣
What kind of accessibility/disability accommodations does Deloitte offer for case interviews? Im starting the interview process but nervous about telling my recruiter I need accommodations… I know it’s illegal to not provide accommodations but nervous they can find a way around it 😅
What do you use and enjoy for grammar in upper elementary? I’d like something more natural than a workbook, but I like the structure of prescribed lessons!
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.
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?
What does M&A consulting at big 4 look like, especially at the entry level? All my previous experience is in audit/tax and I know nothing about consulting, just wanted to try something new. I liked my finance courses in undergrad, but not sure how relevant that is. Would I have ANY transferable skills from my accounting background? Can you explain what the work is like for a new hire? Especially if you've made a similar switch?
Slalom folks - do you have business development roles? What’s the typical pay/bonus structure?
Going into last night I had a 10 point lead with DeAndre Hopkins to play and a flex (David Montgomery or Allen Robinson) and my boss had Taylor Lockett. Thought I had this on lock and then Lockett decides to go off for 50+ points. Now I'm down 20 points with an open flex spot for Montgomery or Robinson. Leaning towards Robinson since Montgomery hasn't had a good game since Week 2. Thoughts?
Currently a post-MBA returning consultant at MBB. What firms should I target with significant Private Equity Ops groups or value teams? Have to leave after 2 years in consulting because I was sponsored but want to make sure that I understand the point at which I should be reaching out, etc.
Curious if there’s any international students/professionals on here who has tried to go the entrepreneurial route? How did you manage immigration issues and investors’ adversity against legal risks? Would appreciate chat in the DM as well if people don’t feel comfortable talking about their legal status here. Thank you for your help!
Curious -what are some crazy things you were asked to do in order to land an internship? Creative applications?
Anyone drop from two salaries to one so the other could focus on raising the kids full time? Any regrets?
Any book recos? I tend to like true crime or thrillers.. something to keep me turning the page. Currently reading Devil in the White City and loving it.
Hello Fishes, Got offer from CTS . I have offer from other company as well. But CTS paying 2lpa more. I have heared like CTS is very strict in working hours. Managers treats like slaves and most imp of all it has 35 day on bench then direct termination policy. please help. Is it good to join?
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