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How Jodi Geddes returned to work after losing her baby at 14 weeks

How Jodi Geddes returned to work after losing her baby at 14 weeks

This is Jodi Geddes, co-founder of Circle In’s, personal story. She is one of the thousands of mothers who has lost a baby in the …

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You’re superwoman…I don’t know how you do it!

People label me ‘superwoman’ – almost every time it comes up that I’ve got four kids, work full time and head up a function in …

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The Personal Styler’s top 5 styling tips for working mothers

The Personal Styler’s top 5 styling tips for working mothers

Hey, hardworking mums. Hands up who jumps for joy every morning when she opens her wardrobe? Most of us love the idea of being an …

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How to declutter your life Marie Kondo style

How to declutter your life Marie Kondo style

You need to declutter your life. We all recognise “stuff”; knick-knacks, bottles, gifts you have never used, old t-shirts and towels, the clothes that line …

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The mental load – Collaboration with Officeworks

In this video, One Roof owner Sheree Rubenstein sits down with Jodi Geddes and Kate Pollard, co-founders of Circle In and Alison Hardacre, co-founder of …

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How to build confidence after a career break

Tips to re-build your confidence after parental leave

It’s not at all unusual to lose confidence after taking a career break to raise a family, care for a relative, or for other personal …

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Group with hands in air celebrating free time

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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7 tips to survive taking your child to the office for the day

School holidays time for many working parents = logistical nightmare! What do you do for childcare when you’ve used up all your annual leave and …

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Self-care: selfish or self-preservation?

Give, give, give, to your kids, partner, friends, family, colleagues. But what about you? Is looking after yourself selfish? I used to think self-care meant …

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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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Encourage more parents to adopt the parent swap

Let’s face it, asking for help is not the easiest thing to do as a parent. For some reason, our inner voice tells us that …

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balance

How do we find balance amidst this seemingly endless slog?

Do we wait for someone to let us in on the secret? While this idea is good in theory, with social media hovering it is …

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Family crisis put this new mother to the test

Elisa Pattison was struggling with the challenges of new motherhood when confronted with a family crisis. But for Elisa, motherhood brought with it a newfound …

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Your must have drop-off/pick-up schedule for school and daycare

School’s back and if you’re like us, we’re struggling to cope with the multiple drop off and pick ups. We’ve developed a simple schedule as …

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How Kate’s career took a hit after her #number2

Heading off on parental leave that first time, there was no doubt I was totally naïve to the potential impact on my career. I’d spent …

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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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How to find motivation when you’re overwhelmed by the juggle

How to find motivation when you’re overwhelmed by the juggle

Remember life before kids, when finding time for tasks or downtime was as effortless as slotting it into your calendar? Then kids turn up and …

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Own it! Make Parental Leave add value to your career

Whoever decided a parent’s career is on hold during Parental Leave? Did you make Parental Leave add value to your career? While a secondment or …

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