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14 steps to help you return to work after perinatal anxiety or depression

How to return to work after PNDA while ensuring your mental health remains a priority.

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Carolyn Hammond on no regrets parenting

Ever wondered about juggling work and parenting abroad? Step into this British expat’s shoes to learn how she does it.

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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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Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
Feeding your baby when you return to work

Resuming your career doesn’t mean the end of breastfeeding. Here’s how employers can support you to feed or express at work.

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Define your ‘why’: Simon Sinek’s model for inspirational leadership

Bringing a little person into the world can be the trigger to contemplating some larger life questions. Our co-founder Kate Pollard explains defining your ‘why’ based on the insights of motivational speaker Simon Sinek.

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When being comfortable at work is OK

New challenge or unnecessary stress? Why staying in your comfort zone at work can be a good thing for working parents.

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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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Latest News

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
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Feeding your baby when you return to work

Resuming your career doesn’t mean the end of breastfeeding. Here’s how employers can support you to feed or express at work.

read more
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Define your ‘why’: Simon Sinek’s model for inspirational leadership

Bringing a little person into the world can be the trigger to contemplating some larger life questions. Our co-founder Kate Pollard explains defining your ‘why’ based on the insights of motivational speaker Simon Sinek.

read more

When being comfortable at work is OK

New challenge or unnecessary stress? Why staying in your comfort zone at work can be a good thing for working parents.

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!

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No silver bullet: Simple advice for returning to work

One conversation with an executive parent of twins changed Jodi Geddes’ perspective.

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Yes, flex! How to nail flexible working when you’re just back at work

Yes! You have negotiated flexible working arrangements, now how do you ensure success for both you and your employer?

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How to rediscover your identity

Do you ever stop to think about the person you’ve become? Might be time to unpack your self-identity.

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How to build your confidence on parental leave

Feel like you’ve lost your confidence? It’s a common problem faced by parents during and just after parental leave. Kate Pollard sits down with expert D&I consultant Michelle Redfern to explore the identity shift that occurs to so many who become parents and the steps you can take to maintain and rebuild your confidence.

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Practical tools and checklists for parents who are just back at work.

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