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Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

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“I love my baby, so why do I feel so sad?” A mother’s postnatal depression story

Jacqui’s brave account of her journey to a postnatal depression diagnosis, and adjusting back to work after parental leave.

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“Finding my feet as a working parent”: Lauren Zammit’s transition tips

After welcoming a baby, Lauren Zammit knows self-care is essential to finding joy in the work-life juggle.

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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.

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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A letter to myself about my insights into work after parental leave

So, you’re prepared for returning to work after parental leave… or are you? Hindsight is the greatest teacher.

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The perfect out of office parental leave message

Whether you want to stay in contact with work or totally disconnect on parental leave, these email templates have you covered.

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“A letter of thanks to my employer for supporting my parental leave”

A working parent’s first time taking parental leave offers up plenty of lessons in time for the arrival of a new baby.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you as an expecting parent.

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.

read more
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A letter to myself about my insights into work after parental leave

So, you’re prepared for returning to work after parental leave… or are you? Hindsight is the greatest teacher.

read more
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The perfect out of office parental leave message

Whether you want to stay in contact with work or totally disconnect on parental leave, these email templates have you covered.

read more
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“A letter of thanks to my employer for supporting my parental leave”

A working parent’s first time taking parental leave offers up plenty of lessons in time for the arrival of a new baby.

read more
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Hands off my bump: Some workplace etiquette please!

Expecting a baby, or know someone who is? Here’s how you can handle unsolicited gestures at work when you’re expecting, and what not to do or say to your expecting colleagues.

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Have a break… have a KIT day!

Planning or on parental leave? Keep in touch with your workplace on your own terms with keeping in touch (KIT) days.

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Managers, how to retain your high performers through pregnancy and parental leave

How our leaders manage the ‘big moments’ in our lives matters… enormously! Senior leader and mum-of-two Merav Bloch knows two sides of the same coin. Here, she shares her tips.

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How to find out about your organisation’s parental leave policy without giving away you’re pregnant

How do you find out what your organisation’s parental leave policy is without giving away you’re pregnant? This is what you and need to know.

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Resources

Practical tools and checklists for expecting parents.

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