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“Be kind to yourself and reach out for help”: one woman’s transition to menopause

Are you or a loved one making the transition through menopause? One woman wants you to know that help is out there and you’re not alone.

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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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How the right support makes all the difference when parenting a child with autism

Helping your autistic child achieve a creative, fulfilling life starts with getting the right support for every family member. The story of how one couple parented their autistic child to adulthood.

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Shweta Thota’s working parent guide to living life to the fullest

Lines between work and life a little blurred? Shweta Thota shares her practical tips for thriving when things get crazy busy.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you as an expecting parent.

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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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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Latest News

Expert articles to help you as an expecting parent.

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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.

read more
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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.

read more
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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.

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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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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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