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Real Stories

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.

Susie Hopkins on navigating her son’s autism diagnosis and her own wellbeing

How to achieve less stress and more wellbeing when caring for a child with additional needs? Susie Hopkins, solo mum, shares her story.

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Three Birds Renovations’ Lana Taylor kicks parental guilt to the curb

You’ve devoured her reno tips with Three Birds Renovations, now take inspo from founder Lana Taylor’s career and parenting style.

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How the pandemic showed Hayley she’d found her workplace match

Melbourne mum-of-two on taking on a new HR role as the pandemic sent us into lockdown.

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How Rick Foster is helping kids cope with their worries

Rick Foster wrote a book, Why Worry Wally?, to help kids deal with their worries and kick the stigma around mental health issues.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you as an expecting parent.

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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What if my parental leave replacement is better than me?

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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#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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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 humour.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you as an expecting parent.

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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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What if my parental leave replacement is better than me?

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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#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.

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 humour.

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“Since I told work I’m pregnant I’ve been treated differently”

Treated unfairly at work after announcing you’re pregnant? How to spot workplace discrimination and what to do about it.

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

A new parent’s first time taking parental leave is sure to offer up plenty of lessons in time for baby number two.

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Why you need to take control of your parental leave journey

Mum-of-three Ashika Chand shares her tips for managing your career through parental leave and what she’s done differently third time round.

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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.

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Resources

Practical tools and checklists for expecting parents.

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Your go-to list of resources to help you through parental leave and returning to work

Expecting? All the information you’ll need to help you navigate your career through parental leave and returning to work.

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Negotiating the length of parental leave with your employer, shorten or extend it

Preparing to negotiate the length of your parental leave? Start by understanding your obligations for letting your employer know.

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How to claim your government paid parental leave

Accessing Parental Leave Pay can help ease the financial burden of having a baby. Here are the steps you need to take to claim.

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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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