The home for parents just back at work

Here to help you navigate your career in the first year back at work

Real Stories

Real stories from real parents to inspire you.
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17 years strong at Ford Motor Company and (still!) driving success

With a commendable 17-year track record at Ford Motor Company, Suzanne McConchie is not only thriving in her professional life, but paying it forward.

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The Crossling family reveal why regional living is so good

Thinking about that tree-change? Rebecca Crossling and family are here to prove that country life actually is all it’s cracked up to be.

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An expat mum on ambition and adjusting to the work-life juggle

From Israel’s defence force to killing it in digital design; this mum-of-one’s ambition is going strong.

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How Zoe Bingley-Pullin crushes life’s challenges to live her healthiest life

Zoe Bingley-Pullin is living proof that passion and determination are the key ingredients to a successful career.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
Defining your why

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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Parent guilt: is it real or make believe?

Belinda Allitt shares her story of facing parent guilt head-on and kicking those negative thoughts to the kerb.

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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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Our top tips to nail job sharing

Have you considered job sharing? It could be the answer to your flexible working dilemma. Here are our tips for building a successful job-share partnership.

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Latest News

Expert articles to help you in your first year back at work.
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Defining your why

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
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Parent guilt: is it real or make believe?

Belinda Allitt shares her story of facing parent guilt head-on and kicking those negative thoughts to the kerb.

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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Our top tips to nail job sharing

Have you considered job sharing? It could be the answer to your flexible working dilemma. Here are our tips for building a successful job-share partnership.

read more
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Tips for guiding an employee back to remote working after parental leave (from someone who’s been there!)

Your employee is returning to work after parental leave… remotely. Have you thought of everything? A manager and employee account of making the leap back to work in a pandemic.

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Our four best tips to re-assess your career and make a plan

Work and life values out of sync? Maybe it’s time to re-assess your career and get intentional about where you’re headed.

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How Jodi Geddes returned to work after losing her baby at 14 weeks

Miscarriage affects one in four pregnancies. Jodi Geddes shares the painful story of losing her baby at 14 weeks and the lessons learnt.

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Returning to work, post-baby, in a COVID world

A new mum reflects on parental leave during uncertain times and shares her tips for reaching out to a new parent who’s returning to work.

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Resources

Practical tools and checklists for parents who are just back at work.
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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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Requesting flexible working arrangements template

This is the year for flexible working! Hearts and minds are shifting on the ways we work. Use this template to submit your request to your employer.

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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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Employing an au pair or nanny? Your go-to agreement template

We’ve taken some of the stress out of your search for an au pair or nanny and prepared a contract agreement template for you to download and make your own.

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