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School Holiday Planner

This is a helpful school holiday planner for working parents and carers that are trying to juggle work, activities and care for kids over the …

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How working parents are managing childcare this school holidays

How are working parents managing the school holiday juggle?

With term 2 Australian school holidays starting for many, working parents around the country will be scrambling to fill their kids’ days with activities and …

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Surviving the cold and flu season for working parents

How to survive cold and flu season this winter

Hello, winter! Cold and flu season is upon us and chances are at least one family member will catch the latest bug doing the rounds …

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Why childcare costs should sit with both parents

Why childcare costs should sit with both parents

Here’s one that just doesn’t add up: why childcare costs often don’t sit with both working parents in couple families. 

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What you need to know about having an au pair

Things you should know about having an au pair

Childcare support, particularly the live-in kind (think au pair or nanny), can dramatically help working parents to coordinate kids, school drop-offs and pick-ups, and family …

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10 reasons why you should slow down this Easter

10 reasons why you should slow down this Easter

I read a long time ago that we need to slow down to go faster. When we slow down, we can actually get more done. …

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Khara Williams on letting go of mother’s guilt

Khara Williams on letting go of mother’s guilt

Mother’s guilt carries a lot of weight in today’s society, there’s no denying it. And despite—or perhaps because of—this, as a mother of two gorgeous …

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BeingDads founder makes the mid-week dash home for bath and bedtime actually work

BeingDads founder makes the mid-week dash home for bedtime actually work

The mid-week dash home for bath and bedtime is one working parents know only too well. I ran it for years, and still do because …

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Making the most of your time

If anyone knows how to make the most of her time, it’s the indefatigable Natalie Nunn; Agency Director of GIANT Management modelling agency by day, …

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‘I am doing everything and you need to do more’: A universal household dispute?

Last week I was typing away in a cafe not far from my home when a small group of mothers and their babies arrived and …

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