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REAL STORIES

Real stories from working parents to inspire you.

I moved to Singapore and had a baby overseas

Erin is an ambitious career woman and, as a sports media and marketing expert, has worked with some of Australia’s biggest brands, clients and agencies. …

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Boobie Bikkies co-owner on juggling family and a booming business

Kim, girlboss and incredible entrepreneur, talks about the rollercoaster of juggling motherhood and running two powerhouse Aussie businesses. With 10+ years in senior corporate HR …

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The Modern Minimalist on the importance of ‘me time’

What do two young boys and 40,000 Instagram followers have in common? Jordie, The Modern Minimalist shares her life as mum to Max and Jack …

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A solo mother’s journey having a baby at 42 through IVF

Hard to believe, right?! Motherhood is challenging enough, but Susie proves that age and relationship status are no barrier. This incredibly zen woman has gone …

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles and posts to help you at every stage of parental leave.
How to secretly find out about your organisation’s parental leave policy

Do you know what your organisation offers in its parental leave policy? It’s a giant predicament: you find out you’re pregnant and spend the first …

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How to say no politely: the perfectly pitched Yes, No, Yes

How many times have you opened an email or read a text message, only to …

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School Holiday Planner

This is a helpful school holiday planner for working parents and carers that are trying …

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How are working parents managing the school holiday juggle?

With term 2 Australian school holidays starting for many, working parents around the country will …

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles and posts to help you at every stage of parental leave.

How to secretly find out about your organisation’s parental leave policy

How to secretly find out about your organisation’s parental leave policy

Do you know what your organisation offers in its parental leave policy? It’s a giant predicament: you find out you’re pregnant and spend the first …

read more
How to say no politely: the perfectly pitched Yes, No, Yes

How to say no politely: the perfectly pitched Yes, No, Yes

How many times have you opened an email or read a text message, only to think, ‘Too hard, I’ll deal with that later. I don’t …

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school holiday planner

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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What if my parental leave replacement is better than me?

What if my parental leave replacement is better than me?

You are 35 weeks pregnant, tired, hormonal—and in walks your new replacement. He is full of energy and enthusiasm and all you can think about …

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When can an employer refuse a flexible working request?

When can an employer refuse a flexible working request?

Many working parents around Australia are employed on flexible workplace arrangements. These arrangements are growing in popularity and give people the ability to better juggle …

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Surviving and thriving after burn out

How I regained control of my wellbeing after a career burnout

Arguably, it had been building for several years. It wasn’t triggered solely by a traumatic event, a difficult employer or burning the midnight oil. Hitting …

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When should I return to work?

When should I return to work? Key questions to help you decide

It’s a really complicated, often-dreaded question. If you thought deciding when to have a baby was hard, wait until you need to decide on your …

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