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Real Stories

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

Every time the kids show particularly helpful behaviour they get a point!

With a point system and a routine, Lawyer Lucy Lyttleton shares her advice for working with kids during COVID-19.

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Jodi’s personal story of three generations of strong women

Jodi Geddes and mum Jackie reflect on three generations of strong women in their family.

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Handing over to my partner made returning to work so much easier

Iris Appelo on shared parental leave, family adventures and the joy of handing over to her partner.

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I rediscovered a passion for my first career after baby #2

Journalist Cindy Lever has created the life she craved: raising her children and doing a job she loves from her farm in Australia’s Gold Coast Hinterland.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you as a working parent.
Learnings from lockdown: What juggling work and three kids in isolation has taught me

The going is tough for all of us right now. Here’s a family-of-five’s warts and all account of COVID life and the lessons learnt.

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Welcoming mums back to work: a guide for managers and parents

The ‘return to work after maternity leave’ — Note to managers

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Messy play bingo: how many have you checked off?

Simple messy play activities for time-poor parents, plus ideas to limit the mess.

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What does working flexibly really mean?

Thinking about working flexibly? It helps to understand the many faces of flexibility in the workplace. Let’s take a look.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you as a working parent.

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Learnings from lockdown: What juggling work and three kids in isolation has taught me

The going is tough for all of us right now. Here’s a family-of-five’s warts and all account of COVID life and the lessons learnt.

read more

Welcoming mums back to work: a guide for managers and parents

The ‘return to work after maternity leave’ — Note to managers

read more

Messy play bingo: how many have you checked off?

Simple messy play activities for time-poor parents, plus ideas to limit the mess.

read more
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What does working flexibly really mean?

Thinking about working flexibly? It helps to understand the many faces of flexibility in the workplace. Let’s take a look.

read more

How to home school your child and work from home

Working from home AND home schooling? Realistic tips to get both done

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Reach out to grandparents for help with these grandparent-approved ideas

Grandparents can throw you a lifeline right now by looking after the kids remotely. Reach out for help with these grandparent-approved ideas.

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Remote learning in a time of crisis: a teacher’s top tips to make learning from home easier

Worried about supervising the kids’ learning from home during COVID-19? Teacher and mum-of-two Sarah Galbraith shares her top tips to make homeschooling easier for working parents.

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Free early childhood education for working parents: your questions answered

One million Australian families will receive free childcare as part of the government’s response to COVID-19.

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Resources

Practical tools and checklists for working parents.

Stay connected and improve productivity with these tools

Apps that will help with productivity and staying connected with your colleagues while working remotely.

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Setting up your workstation at home: a useful checklist

If you’re new to remote working and don’t have a dedicated study, use this handy guide to get setup.

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Superannuation for parents: Learn the basics and boost your super

As a working parent, learn about how to protect your current super and build your contributions.

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Employing an au pair or nanny? Your go-to agreement template

We’ve taken some of the stress out of your search for an au pair or nanny and prepared a contract agreement template for you to download and make your own.

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