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Sarah Lindeman on managing kids, full-time work, and a family relocation

Mum-of-three Sarah Lindeman explains how her employer Sanofi helped her find her groove in a time of great change.

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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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Michael Ray: “My ‘wild ride’ as a solo dad”

“Fatherhood is messy and magical, exhausting and rewarding, exhilarating and sometimes terrifying.” Read Michael Ray’s journey as a solo dad.

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Parenting is about growth, acceptance, and raising good humans

Here’s a parent who’s living proof we grow and change simultaneously with our kids, from one stage of parenthood to the next.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you as an expecting parent.

Why expecting parents need to invest in a babymoon

Expecting and considering a babymoon? Five reasons why you should book that last hurrah trip before baby’s arrival.

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The perfect out-of-office parental leave message for dads

A tried and tested parental leave out of office message for dads with a sense of humor.

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Thinking about making a career move while pregnant?

Key considerations for making a career move during pregnancy from someone who’s taken the leap.

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What if my parental leave replacement is better than me?

Going on parental leave and experiencing the replacement blues? These tips might help.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you as an expecting parent.

Why expecting parents need to invest in a babymoon

Why expecting parents need to invest in a babymoon

Expecting and considering a babymoon? Five reasons why you should book that last hurrah trip before baby’s arrival.

read more
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The perfect out-of-office parental leave message for dads

A tried and tested parental leave out of office message for dads with a sense of humor.

read more
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Thinking about making a career move while pregnant?

Key considerations for making a career move during pregnancy from someone who’s taken the leap.

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What if my parental leave replacement is better than me?

Going on parental leave and experiencing the replacement blues? These tips might help.

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How to retain high performers through pregnancy and parental leave

How our leaders manage the ‘big moments’ in our lives matters… enormously! Senior leader Merav Bloch knows two sides of the same coin.

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#1 tip for expecting parents: complete your parental leave plan

Counting down the days until parental leave? Have you prepared a parental leave plan? All your details laid out in one place.

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What the Circle In team wishes they'd known before going on parental leave

What the Circle In team wish they’d known before parental leave

We asked working parents what they wish they knew before parental leave and what they’d do differently next time.

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What to do when you have to start parental leave early

Here’s the lowdown on what happens with your parental leave if your baby arrives ahead of schedule.

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Resources

Practical tools and checklists for expecting parents.

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