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REAL STORIES

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

My waters broke at 32 weeks when I was getting ready for work

My waters broke at 32 weeks when I was getting ready for work

Meet Alice, the gorgeous first time mum who took having her baby at 32 weeks in her stride. Alice shares her practical advice about ‘controlling …

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Gorgeous single mum Chelsie is so grateful for her tribe

Gorgeous single mum Chelsie is so grateful for her friends

Chelsie is a single mother of two kids and knows only too well the importance of having awesome friends around her. In fact, this was …

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How circus artist Anna Lumb manages the work-life juggle

How circus artist Anna Lumb manages the work-life juggle

In many ways all working parents can claim to be career jugglers, but circus artist Anna Lumb is the real deal! A circus and hula …

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Kate Hunter chose flexible working over a leadership role

Kate Hunter chose flexible working over a leadership role

Kate Hunter recently chose flexible working over a leadership role in the tech industry (and she would do it again!). Throughout her career, Kate has always …

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you on parental leave.
Check in, connect with a struggling friend

Have you noticed a friend, partner or colleague who might be struggling? Check in with her and connect by encouraging meaningful conversation to let her …

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Simplify life. 5 tips to make more space for what matters most

As a former MD of an advertising agency, Suzanne Acteson lived on planes. Even when …

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Circle In helps this mother to apply for a new role whilst on parental leave

Meet Tilly. Tilly is not her real name (we just love the name!). This mama …

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What childcare best suits your family?

There is no ‘one size fits all’ when attempting to find the right childcare to …

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LATEST NEWS

Expert articles to help you on parental leave.
Check in and connect with a friend who's struggling

Check in, connect with a struggling friend

Have you noticed a friend, partner or colleague who might be struggling? Check in with her and connect by encouraging meaningful conversation to let her …

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Simplify life. 5 tips to make more space for what matters most

Simplify life. 5 tips to make more space for what matters most

As a former MD of an advertising agency, Suzanne Acteson lived on planes. Even when her boys were tiny, Suzanne travelled for work, spending a …

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This mama motivated to apply for a new role whilst she's on parental leave

Circle In helps this mother to apply for a new role whilst on parental leave

Meet Tilly. Tilly is not her real name (we just love the name!). This mama recently reached out to thank us for helping her. She …

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Circle In talks chidcare options with Mynder

What childcare best suits your family?

There is no ‘one size fits all’ when attempting to find the right childcare to suit your needs and busy schedule as working parents.

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What does working flexibly really mean?

There is one fundamental problem with the word flexibility. What it means to you is something completing different to what it means to others. Employers …

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Thinking about getting back into the workforce after kids?

Have you been thinking about getting back into the workforce after kids? What’s stopping you from chasing your dreams now? Are you wondering how to …

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Re-launching career

Top 10 ways to build confidence and relaunch your career after a break

Career breaks are becoming more common for a myriad of reasons. However, whether you put your career on hold for family, health or other personal …

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Fairer long service leave entitlements for parents and carers

Fairer long service leave entitlements for parents and carers

In very exciting news, changes to the Victorian long service leave legislation will mean that people on parental leave (both unpaid and paid) will now …

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RESOURCES

Practical tools and checklists for parents on parental leave.
Stay in touch while on parental leave

Stay in touch while on parental leave

Our undisputed number one top tip for parental leavers is to stay in touch with your employer during parental leave; stay connected. We cannot stress …

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Au Pair / Nanny contract agreement template

Getting an Au Pair or nanny can be stressful. We often get asked if you should put details of the arrangement in writing and so …

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The facts about parental leave

The facts about parental leave

When we speak to women they want to know the facts about parental leave in simple terms. The same questions always come up; what am …

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Parental leave plan template

This is a parental leave plan for you and about you. It will mean different things to different people and in different roles. It will …

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